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Protect Your People, Your Assets & Your Bottom Line

Equipment operators. Ground workers. Maintenance personnel. Suppliers. Even visitors. Every day, you’re responsible for the health and safety of every individual who may set foot on your jobsite.

How can you be even more vigilant about keeping people—and other valuable assets—out of harm’s way? Rise to the challenge with Cat® Connect Technology and Services. Cat Connect is an intelligent suite of hardware, software and services that all support a safer operation.
 


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Goal Zero Calls for Culture Change

Colas USA calls its safety initiative “Goal Zero” for good reason. This infrastructure company with seven operations and 6,000 employees across the country wants to achieve zero accidents and injuries—and it’s making significant progress toward that goal with Cat Connect safety services.

Colas USA’s journey began in 2014 with a summit to engage upper management and a safety perception survey to set a baseline for improvement. Then, continuous improvement teams across the U.S. went to work identifying location-specific priorities—everything from safety orientation to daily huddles—and gaining buy-in from other employees.

“WE’RE INFUSING A SAFETY CULTURE FROM TOP TO BOTTOM AND BOTTOM TO TOP. OUR PEOPLE FEEL EMPOWERED TO MAKE DECISIONS.”
 

“We’re infusing a safety culture from top to bottom and bottom to top,” says President and CEO Jean Vidal. “Our people feel empowered to make decisions. They’re not just workers; they’re part of something bigger and doing something for a good cause.”

Injuries Continue to Drop Year After Year

The process is working. Prior to 2014, Colas USA’s recordable injury rate had hit a plateau around 4.0, the industry average. Since then, it’s declined every year—to 3.2 in 2015 and 2.8 in 2016—and the company hopes to drop below 2.0 in 2017.

A second safety perception survey just administered shows significant improvements, but company leaders know there’s still work to be done.

“It’s a long-term relationship when you start this,” Vidal says. “You need to be consistent—not just for six months or a year. When your employees see you doing this year after year, they believe.”

 


Cat® SAFETY SERVICES

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Assess your current practices and culture, then identify ways to prevent fatigue, injuries and costly accidents.

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Cat® Detect

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Increase awareness on your jobsite so everyone can work more confidently and safely all shift long.

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Cat Link

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Know when unsafe actions occur, even when you’re not there, so you can take quick action and make improvements.

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Do More Every Day

Get more done without sacrificing quality or profits. Cat Connect helps you grade more efficiently, gain productivity, load more accurately and achieve compaction levels in fewer passes—so you can hit your targets every time, in less time.

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Make More Money

Fuel burn. Material overruns. Rework. Component wear. Insurance coverage. Cat Connect helps you drive down these costs by minimizing waste, errors, idle time, wear, equipment damage and more.

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Get More from Every Operator

Short of operators with experience? Want to get even more out of your seasoned pros? Cat Connect empowers operators of any skill level to do more work—more quickly and accurately.

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Cat Connect Technology & Services

Boost productivity and efficiency on every machine and jobsite.

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