SAFETY IS OUR TOP VALUE

RFI is committed to providing a safe, welcoming and positive work environment for all of our employees.
  • RFI ensures that all employees have passed a DOT physical and a drug and alcohol screening as part of our pre-employment procedures.
  • RFI ensures that all employees are trained in all company policies and procedures, including fence installation, PPE, equipment, incident/accident/near-miss reporting, etc.
  • RFI ensures that all employees have the appropriate safety trainings and applicable certifications for the work being performed.

RFI is proud to have a state-certified Safety Committee that is responsible for informing and educating its employees on safe work practices through safety meetings, worksite inspections, email communications, etc.

The Safety Committee fosters a culture of pro-active education and implementation of safety policies and procedures so that any incidents/accidents are mitigated.

AFFILIATIONS

Rutkoski Fencing, Inc. is affiliated with the following:

SAFETY SPOTLIGHT

Gearing Up for Winter Weather

November 18th, 2020|Comments Off on Gearing Up for Winter Weather

November 18, 2020 Judging by the sprinkle of snow on the ground this morning, winter is approaching! While you are preparing for the season by holiday decorating and baking cookies for Santa, or your career [...]

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

October 29th, 2020|Comments Off on Distracted Driving Awareness Month

This week brings Distracted Driving Awareness Month to an end.  Normally an April event, it was postponed until October due to most areas being in a stay-at-home order by their state’s direction in an effort [...]

Safe + Sound Week 2020

September 8th, 2020|Comments Off on Safe + Sound Week 2020

During the week of August 10th through 16th, Rutkoski Fencing, Inc. and Merut Construction Corporation joined thousands of other companies in the nationwide National Safety Council event called “Safe + Sound Week”. The annual event [...]

Beat the Heat: 3 Heat Related Illnesses You Can Prevent

July 23rd, 2020|Comments Off on Beat the Heat: 3 Heat Related Illnesses You Can Prevent

By: Taylor Schechter, HSE Manager July 23, 2020 Whether you are a construction worker on the job, or out to soak up the sun on your stay-cation or summer vacation (if you dare travel during [...]

Environmental Hazards – Poisonous Plants

June 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on Environmental Hazards – Poisonous Plants

Environmental Hazards – Poisonous Plants By: Taylor Schechter - Health, Safety & Environmental Manager As the warmer weather comes, there are many additional environmental hazards to be aware of. Knowledge is the most [...]

May is Mental Health Month

May 1st, 2020|Comments Off on May is Mental Health Month

By: Taylor Schechter - Health, Safety & Environmental Manager Every year in May we recognize the millions of individuals who experience a mental illness. This year, it is more important than ever [...]

COVID-19 Prevention

April 1st, 2020|Comments Off on COVID-19 Prevention

COVID-19 Prevention By: Taylor Schechter - Health, Safety & Environmental Manager The world has been struck by a pandemic unlike anything we’ve seen before. Companies all over the country have been taking [...]

February is American Heart Month! ❤️

February 20th, 2020|Comments Off on February is American Heart Month! ❤️

February is American Heart Month! By: Taylor Schechter, Safety & Compliance Manager Many think of February as the time for flowers, candy, and Valentines day cards. While many others are wearing red [...]

RFI 2020 Company Training

January 23rd, 2020|Comments Off on RFI 2020 Company Training

Training is in Session! By: Taylor Schechter, Safety & Compliance Manager This month, RFI and Merut held a company wide training to refresh our workers on how to safely perform many job [...]

Holiday Safety

December 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on Holiday Safety

Holiday Safety Tips The holidays are here! The days are getting colder, shorter and more festive! While this snowy season brings holiday cheer, decorations, and good food it may also bring new [...]

Benefits of Safety Training

November 19th, 2019|Comments Off on Benefits of Safety Training

Benefits of Safety Training In order provide a safe and proactive work environment, Rutkoski Fencing has dedicated a significant amount of resources to ensure our workers have the knowledge to recognize the [...]

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

November 11th, 2019|Comments Off on Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

At Rutkoski Fencing, driving is a big part of many of our employees’ daily lives. Often driving large trucks, heavy equipment, and long hours to job sites. We make sure to train [...]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

November 11th, 2019|Comments Off on October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an effort to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of breast cancer through education on symptoms and treatment. This October, Rutkoski Fencing & Merut Construction are taking [...]

Ergonomics

August 12th, 2019|Comments Off on Ergonomics

  Every seven seconds a worker is injured on the  job. From offices to construction sites, employees can suffer an ergonomic injury. This can happen carrying too much weight, repeating tasks and [...]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May 14th, 2019|Comments Off on May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental health is essential to a person’s overall health and well-being. Mental illnesses are common and treatable. Approximately 1 in 25 adults in the United States experience a serious mental illness in [...]

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April 10th, 2019|Comments Off on April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. In 2016, research states that at least 3,450 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents involving distracted drivers, including those who were texting and driving. [...]

Slips, Trips and Falls

February 26th, 2019|Comments Off on Slips, Trips and Falls

The third leading cause of unintentional injury-related deaths is falls.  A worker doesn't have to fall from a high level to suffer fatal injuries. Construction workers are most at risk for [...]

February is Heart Health Month

February 8th, 2019|Comments Off on February is Heart Health Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for Americans, claiming 647,457 lives, in 2017.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 50% of Americans experience at least one of the top [...]

Cool Tips to Prevent Hypothermia and Frostbite

November 29th, 2018|Comments Off on Cool Tips to Prevent Hypothermia and Frostbite

In these colder days, workers must be trained not only about cold-induced illnesses and injuries, but also to determine environmental or work site conditions that may cause cold stress. They should be especially trained in recognizing the signs and symptoms of cold stress or cold-induced injuries like hypothermia and frostbite.

Be Winter Wise

November 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Be Winter Wise

As the weather gets colder, it's time to be aware of the signs of Carbon Monoxide build-up. Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a gas that is odorless, tasteless and colorless that results when fossil fuels are not burned properly.

We have more than 60 years of combined experience in the fencing industry. We will never deviate from our mission to serve you with excellence and fairness.
We at RFI pride ourselves in our professionalism, work ethic, good housekeeping, flexibility, expertise in our field, safety, efficiency, the ability to constantly get better, and most importantly, our quality of work. We instill good habits, proper training, proactive maintenance, effective communication, strict but fair policies, positive and non-hostile attitudes, professionalism, organization, accountability and advanced technology in our daily work routines to achieve success.
RFI’s dedication to safety separates us from the rest because of our continuing efforts to embrace safety as a culture and not just for compliance. We have our own safety department headed by a dedicated safety director that conducts site visits, meetings, research and trainings to better serve our company.
We offer superior products and unmatched workmanship at competitive pricing. RFI prides itself on keeping up with cutting edge technology both in the office and out in the field to be as efficient and effective as possible for providing quick, reliable service. We offer large company qualities such as experience levels, equipment, financial stability, industry resources, manpower, and versatility but by still maintaining our small business roots of quick, personalized service, workmanship and pricing.

Our commitment to quality, safety and service are unparalled. What job can we do safely for you?

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