Safety and Affiliations2021-04-13T12:51:38-04:00


We are committed to providing a safe, welcoming, and positive work environment for all our employees.

Our dedication to embracing safety as a culture is not just for compliance. Rutkoski Fencing, Inc.’s (RFI) Safety Department consists of our committed General Manager of QHSE, Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) Manager, and Compliance and Training Manager who progressively conducts site visits, meetings, research, and training to better serve our customers and company.

The process of implementing safety into our culture will always be a continuing precedence. Safety is engraved into our daily routines to mitigate risks associated with fencing construction and ensure our employees get home safely each and every day.

RFI ensures all employees have:

  • Passed a DOT physical and a drug and alcohol screening as part of our pre-employment procedures.
  • Trained in all company policies and procedures, including fence installation, PPE, equipment, and incident/accident/near-miss reporting.
  • Received appropriate safety trainings and applicable certifications related to work being performed.
  • Innovative technology at their fingertips to easily report project progress and communicate efficiently.


Rutkoski Fencing, Inc. is affiliated with the following:


510, 2017

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|Categories: Safety Spotlight|

The International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE - The Demo Expo) is the premiere event for utility industry professionals to gain comprehensive insight [...]

3011, 2016

Cold Weather Safety

November 30th, 2016|Categories: Safety Spotlight|

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 [...]

1411, 2016

Winter Weather Reminders

November 14th, 2016|Categories: Safety Spotlight|

Frostbite and Hypothermia (NSC) Cold weather can be dangerous for anyone who enjoys outdoor winter sports and people who work outdoors. Before venturing outside [...]

1210, 2016

Implementing a near-miss reporting system

October 12th, 2016|Categories: Safety Spotlight|

An employee may recount a story of a “close call” at work. He or she also may describe the incident as a “near collision” or “narrow escape.” All these terms refer to a near miss. A near-miss incident is an event that, although not resulting in an injury, illness or damage, had the potential to do so.

910, 2016

Fire Prevention Week (NSC)

October 9th, 2016|Categories: Safety Spotlight|

Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 9-15, serves to remind us that fire-safety precautions in the workplace can prevent significant injuries and deaths. According to Injury Facts 2016, businesses lose billions of dollars to fire each year.

210, 2016

Slips, Trips and Falls (NSC)

October 2nd, 2016|Categories: Safety Spotlight|

The statistics surrounding workplace slips, trips and falls are striking. Whether climbing scaffolding or drifting between meetings all day, you can be killed or seriously injured in a slip, trip or fall at work.

109, 2016

Crane Safety Reminders

September 1st, 2016|Categories: Safety Spotlight|

Safety is everyone's responsibility, so please look out for your co-worker and remind each other daily of the above-mentioned safety items.

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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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