Triad Engineering, Inc. is committed to protecting the well-being of its employees, property, and the community and environment in which we work. It is our policy to conduct all operations in a safe and healthy manner. The health and safety of every employee is absolutely paramount and its consideration must be a value to the organization.


Safety Employees of the Month

Safety Spotlight: April

By: Vanessa Ervin

Triad’s Safety Employee of the Month for April is Cheryl Summers!

Triad’s Safety Employee of the Month for April is Cheryl Summers! Cheryl is the Administrative Assistant in the Morgantown, West Virginia office. Throughout the COVID-19 situation, Cheryl has provided assistance to staff transitioning to work-from-home to help the Morgantown office safely maintain efficiency and stay connected. Within the office she has also been instrumental in making the office a clean, organized and safe environment during this time. Thank you, Cheryl, for making safety the top priority!


Safety Spotlight: March

By: Vanessa Ervin

Triad’s Safety Employee of the Month for March is Cadaris Woods!

Cadaris is a Staff Scientist within the Environmental Department of Triad’s St. Albans, West Virginia office. With a degree in Safety Management, Cadaris exercises in-depth knowledge of proper safety practices and acts as the Office Safety Representative for the St. Albans office. Cadaris leads by example in using excellent judgement on the job site by following Triad safety procedures and communicates to the team of any potential safety risks and/or hazards. Thanks for all you do for the safety of yourself and the Triad team, Cadaris!


Safety Spotlight: February

By: Vanessa Ervin

Triad’s Safety Employee of the Month for February is Ed Dorsey!

Ed Dorsey, QC/Construction Services Supervisor out of the Sterling, Virginia branch of Triad, has been selected as the Safety Employee of the Month for February! Ed actively promotes safety awareness in the field and while in the office. When training field personnel, Ed emphasizes Triad safety protocol such as vehicle driving, parking and maintenance, handling and storage of nuclear gauges and equipment and attention to site hazards. Ed discusses potential safety issues with clients and Triad staff when scheduling coverage of QC field projects. Thanks, Ed, for leading with safety top-of-mind!


Safety Spotlight: January

By: Vanessa Ervin

Triad’s Safety Employee of the Month for January is Brett Bussard!

Brett Bussard, Survey Technician out of the Hagerstown, Maryland branch of Triad, has been selected as the Safety Employee of the Month for January! Brett started as an intern and became full time with Triad in 2015. Brett is very safety conscious and not only evaluates his specific job by filling out a Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) form, but also brings attention to unsafe situations that involve others on a project site. This attention and concern for his safety and the safety of all on a project site is a great demonstration of Brett’s dedication to leading a positive safety culture. Thanks, Brett, for having the courage to speak up for safety and understanding that safety is all our responsibility!


Safety Spotlight: December

By: Vanessa Ervin

Triad Safety Employee of the Month for December

Randy Armstrong, Engineering Technician II in the Morgantown office, has been selected as the Triad Safety Employee of the Month for December.  Randy started with Triad in 2003, and since then, has maintained a perfect safety record to go along with zero vehicle related incidents.  Randy routinely uses his many years of experience to identify potential job-site issues and communicates those issues to the appropriate site personnel. Congratulations, Randy, and thanks for all you do!


Safety Spotlight: November

By: Vanessa Ervin

Triad’s Safety Employee of the Month for November is Tom Chandler! 

Triad’s Safety Employee of the Month for November is Tom Chandler. Tom is Triad’s Corporate Controller and sits in our Scott Depot office. Tom also handles many of the maintenance responsibilities throughout the office and is always taking a proactive approach when it comes to any maintenance tasks. Tom also shows major attention to the safety protocol and standards when it comes to Triad’s fleet. Tom has used examples of near miss incidents to educate others on scenarios to be aware of your surroundings when driving a vehicle. Congratulations, Tom and thank you for making safety work at Triad!


Safety Spotlight: October

By: Vanessa Ervin

Triad’s Safety Employee of the Month for October is Karin Fiddler. Karin works in the Sterling office as a Senior Technician. Kari has to work in elevated place and situations on a regular basis when conducting structural steel inspections. She always insists on the contractor providing safe conditions for her inspections, and she never places herself in harm’s way to complete the work required. We can consistently count on her following safe working practices and setting a good example for others in the QC department with whom she works. Congratulations, Karin and thank you for making safety work at Triad!


Safety Spotlight: September

By: Vanessa Ervin

Triad Safety Employee of the Month: September

Terry Fahrney, Engineering Technician in the Hagerstown Office, has been selected as the Triad Safety Employee of the Month for September.  Terry spends his days around heavy equipment and high-risk environments where any lapse in safety can be life threatening. Terry takes safety very seriously. He always makes sure that he has the proper PPE and that it is well-maintained. He takes the time to make sure anyone new to a job site is properly informed of the safety hazards and will review the Job Hazard Assessment (JHA). Congratulations, Terry, and thank you for continuing to do your part to positively impact and improve the safety culture at Triad!


Safety Spotlight: August

By: Vanessa Ervin

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Mark Talkington, Survey Party Chief in the Morgantown office has been selected as the Triad Safety Employee of the Month for August.  Mark has worked in the construction industry for over thirty years.  He has been involved in a variety of projects with all of our departments.  Mark has been very involved recently at local coal mines laying out refuse piles, conveyor belts, railroad railway alignments, air shafts, substations, mine buildings, house subsidence monitoring, among many other tasks in diverse environments.  Following MSHA regulations and guild lines has been a substantial part of his work ethic.  As a survey crew leader, he also stays aware of his surroundings, potential hazards, and terrain, wears the appropriate PPE, follows safe work practices, and provides safe solutions to problems that arise in the field.   Thank you for all your hard work, devotion to safety, and dedication to Triad for thirty years.


Safety Spotlight: July

By: Vanessa Ervin

safety employee of the month for julyTriad’s Safety Employee of the Month for July is Mike Fleck!

In all aspects of his job, Mike Fleck is very safety-oriented. He has worked in the construction industry for over 20 years. He has been directly involved with all types of QC across multiple departments. He understands the various issues our entire team faces on a daily basis. Mike is very aware; he is always taking note of his surroundings with the mindset of identifying any safety concerns or issues. He understands the importance of proper PPE and keeping tools and equipment in good, working order. As a CDL driver who hauls the camera trailer, Mike shows caution and heavy awareness when it comes to the Triad fleet. He always performs proper parking procedures and is proactive in using hazard lighting in required situations. Mike has a wife and two sons that he wants to go home to each and every evening. Congratulations, Mike and thank you for your dedication to safety!