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Importance of Safety and Having an Emergency Plan in the Workplace

The statement, “Safety comes first,” has been a common slogan in many workplaces for a while now. However; due to our current environment, many companies and individuals are really trying to address the importance of having an emergency plan. How do you prepare yourself (individual) or company for an emergency?

“The truth is, there is always the possibility that an emergency can happen at any time”, said Scotty Millstead, Assistant Superintendent of Dive Operations, “these are likelihoods because humans are not immune to making mistakes. Therefore, it is imperative that companies have a well thought out emergency plan in place for the safety of all.” Continue reading

Environmental – The Importance of Protecting Our Waterways and Forest & What You Can Do to Help

Today more than ever, companies are quoted with saying they are good “stewards of the environment”, a “green” or “environmentally” safe company. These “words” are great slogans, taglines, and pitches if not truly vetted and/or implemented in the company’s culture or values.

At Underwater Mechanix Services (UMX), we believe protecting our environment is a task for everyone. It’s a collaborative effort and partnership between citizens and businesses; if as a community we want to keep our collective home and earth, safe for all lives to thrive. We understand the environment is a complex ecosystem; which involves a community of living organisms that provide essential natural services for humans and all other species to guarantee a healthy quality of life and sustenance. Continue reading