SAFETY IS OUR TOP PRIORITY

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

August is Summer Sun Safety Month

August 7th, 2018|Comments Off on August is Summer Sun Safety Month

Your skin is your body’s largest organ, so it’s not a surprise that skin cancer is the most common kind of cancer, with about 3.5 million cases of basal and squamous cell skin cancer [...]

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month – Know the ABCDEs of Melanoma for Prevention & Early Detection

May 9th, 2018|Comments Off on May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month – Know the ABCDEs of Melanoma for Prevention & Early Detection

"Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. When spotted early, skin cancer is highly treatable. Early detection starts with you!" May is National Skin Cancer awareness month. DEFEND! CATCH! TAKE [...]

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month – Distracted driving is an epidemic. Be part of the solution, Just Drive.

April 6th, 2018|Comments Off on April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month – Distracted driving is an epidemic. Be part of the solution, Just Drive.

"Just" Is All It Takes. Put Your Phone Down And "Just" Drive. "Distracted driving is a public health issue that affects us all. The latest statistics show motor vehicle fatalities are up 6% from 2015." [...]

Making a Measurable Difference – Celebrating Women In Construction Week

March 30th, 2018|Comments Off on Making a Measurable Difference – Celebrating Women In Construction Week

Celebrating Women in Construction Week 2018  After many years of creating a movement in which to recognize Nationally recognize Women in History's Achievements Congress declared March as National Women’s History Month in perpetuity in [...]

Every Step Matters: March is National Ladder Safety Month

March 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Every Step Matters: March is National Ladder Safety Month

Every year over 300 people die in ladder-related accidents and thousands suffer disabling injuries which is why every step matters! From step stools to extension ladders, make sure you are putting the right foot [...]

February Serves as a Reminder for Safety Awareness

February 19th, 2018|Comments Off on February Serves as a Reminder for Safety Awareness

  What does safety actually mean? “Safety is both being physically safe from harm as well as actively avoiding situations with recognized hazards to keep yourself safe.” No matter where you are safety should [...]

2018 State of Safety

January 29th, 2018|Comments Off on 2018 State of Safety

As a New Year begins, SAFETY+HEALTH offers data to help paint a picture of the current SAFETY LANDSCAPE. Fall Protection - General Requirements (1926, 501) was OSHA'S most cited standard in FY 2017, with [...]

“In the Right Light” – Decorate Your Home Safely During the Holidays

December 18th, 2017|Comments Off on “In the Right Light” – Decorate Your Home Safely During the Holidays

According to the National Fire Protection Association, 860 home fires caused by holiday decorations occur each year. An additional 210 home fires are caused by Christmas trees per year. Follow these steps to ensure [...]

“Recharge to be in Charge” National Drowsy Driving Prevention Week 11/5 – 11/12

November 7th, 2017|Comments Off on “Recharge to be in Charge” National Drowsy Driving Prevention Week 11/5 – 11/12

It is estimated that 37% of the U.S. workforce does not get enough sleep. According to the National Sleep Foundation, in the U.S. alone, there are 64,000 deaths and 50,000 injuries a year as [...]

The second week in October is National Fire Prevention Week – This offers a good reminder that no industry is immune to fire.

October 9th, 2017|Comments Off on The second week in October is National Fire Prevention Week – This offers a good reminder that no industry is immune to fire.

In a work setting, whether an office or highly-combustible industrial workplace like a factory, warehouse or manufacturing plant, housekeeping is crucial to fire prevention. Areas with hazardous materials, combustible dust, arc welders or flammable [...]

RFI’s Operations Manager, Ed Cologie, and HR & Safety Manager, Rebecca Rutkoski, attended the 2017 International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) co-located with the iP Utility Safety Conference & Expo in Louisville, KY this past week.

October 5th, 2017|Comments Off on RFI’s Operations Manager, Ed Cologie, and HR & Safety Manager, Rebecca Rutkoski, attended the 2017 International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) co-located with the iP Utility Safety Conference & Expo in Louisville, KY this past week.

The International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE - The Demo Expo) is the premiere event for utility industry professionals to gain comprehensive insight into the latest technologies, innovations, and trends affecting their industry. [...]

September is National Preparedness Month for National Disasters – How prepared are you in the event of a national disaster?

September 21st, 2017|Comments Off on September is National Preparedness Month for National Disasters – How prepared are you in the event of a national disaster?

With hurricane season upon us, it is an important reminder that no matter where you live, you should have a disaster plan devised and ready! "Disasters Don't Plan Ahead. You can." Below are some [...]

RFI’s Employees Receive Additional Training for Crystalline Silica for Construction

September 12th, 2017|Comments Off on RFI’s Employees Receive Additional Training for Crystalline Silica for Construction

RFI's Project Managers, Supervisors and Small Job Foreman enrolled in additional training for Crystalline Silica for Construction in order to: Recognize workplace tasks that could result in exposure to crystalline silica Identify health hazards [...]

National Work Zone Awareness Week April 3-7 2017

March 27th, 2017|Comments Off on National Work Zone Awareness Week April 3-7 2017

1. Slow down. Speeding and aggressive driving are major contributors to work zone crashes. 2. Expect the unexpected. Normal speed limits are often reduced, traffic lanes are often changed, and people are often working [...]

SCI – 10 Critical Ladder Setup Safety Tips

March 1st, 2017|Comments Off on SCI – 10 Critical Ladder Setup Safety Tips

To avoid ladder accidents, you have to set up ladders correctly. Remember these setup tips:   1. Place the ladder on a firm, level surface, and check to make sure the ladder is stable. Use [...]

RFI Participates in a Safety Day

February 1st, 2017|Comments Off on RFI Participates in a Safety Day

On January 30th, 2017, RFI staff participated in a company safety day with a US Training Consultant. Sessions included OSHA training overview/review of complacency, good-housekeeping [...]

SCI Safety Tip: Skin Exposures & Effects

December 8th, 2016|Comments Off on SCI Safety Tip: Skin Exposures & Effects

Please be extremely careful when using concrete, grout, sealants, etc. with bare hands. Please use gloves. I understand that sometimes it’s more difficult with gloves on, but I think a lot of you don’t realize [...]

12 Days of Holiday Health (SCI)

December 1st, 2016|Comments Off on 12 Days of Holiday Health (SCI)

One Thanks-a-Giving. Practicing gratitude is one of the simplest and easiest ways to access happiness. Think about an individual for whom you're grateful, then call that special someone. Two Legs Walking. The American Heart [...]

Cold Weather Safety

November 30th, 2016|Comments Off on Cold Weather Safety

If you’re not prepared, getting caught in cold weather can have a chilling effect. But by wearing the right protective clothing, and working smart, you can stay safe when on the job in cold weather. [...]

Winter Weather Reminders

November 14th, 2016|Comments Off on Winter Weather Reminders

Frostbite and Hypothermia (NSC) Cold weather can be dangerous for anyone who enjoys outdoor winter sports and people who work outdoors. Before venturing outside in winter: Check the temperature and limit your time [...]

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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