Monthly Memos

Fatal Falls Highest In Construction

By ColdFoot Environmental Services, Inc. / July 14, 2021 /

Did you know that construction has the most fatal falls of all industries? In 2017, fatal falls accounted for 366 of 971 total construction fatalities and represented more than 1/2 (51%) of ALL work-related falls nation-wide! Small construction companies, those with 10 of fewer employees, account for 61% of the 51% nation-wide fatal falls; that’s…

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Celebrating Independence Day!

By ColdFoot Environmental Services, Inc. / July 3, 2020 /

This year, we celebrated the Fourth of July a little differently than in previous years. COVID-19 has taken its toll in more ways than one, but we always find a way to stay positive and remember that above all, safety is number one! Being around family and getting to spend extra time with the people…

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Asbestos in the Home

By ColdFoot Environmental Services, Inc. / June 30, 2020 /

Many people are familiar with asbestos, but don’t fully understand the danger and damage that can come with it. Asbestos is a fibrous silicate mineral that is fire-resistant and is usually woven into materials in order to insulate them, like brake lines or anything construction-related. It can be broken down into microscopically small pieces, which…

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Memorial Day

By ColdFoot Environmental Services, Inc. / May 25, 2020 /

Memorial Day is one of the most important federal holidays our nation celebrates. It’s a day to remember and honor all those who have lost their live while fighting for our country and our freedom, it’s a day to mourn and be filled with sorrow, but it’s also a day to cherish and be thankful…

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Lead Safety

By ColdFoot Environmental Services, Inc. / May 18, 2020 /

Lead has the potential to be one of the most dangerous and toxic heavy metals and is found in almost all parts of our environment. It’s in the air, soil, water, and even in our homes. Lead-based paints were used frequently on homes during the 19th and 20th centuries because the lead allowed for the…

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Earth Day

By ColdFoot Environmental Services, Inc. / April 23, 2020 /

On April 22nd we celebrated our 50th Earth day! Gaylord Nelson established this day as a National holiday in 1970 to raise awareness and support for environmental protection. Since then, the event has been globally recognized and over 190 countries participate by hosting activities and rallies to celebrate our planet and ensure its health and…

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Stand Down for Safety

By ColdFoot Environmental Services, Inc. / April 13, 2020 /

Coldfoot stands down to COVID-19. Last Thursday, April 9th 2020, Coldfoot participated in AGC’s national stand down for safety in response to COVID-19 through integrating COVID safety topics into our daily tailgate meetings, staying informed and keeping our employees up to date on Alaska COVID-19 issues, and practicing safe social distancing and cleaning routines. Coldfoot’s…

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Volunteering for Los Cabos Kids in Need at Casa Hogar

By ColdFoot Environmental Services, Inc. / March 26, 2020 /

This past week, Coldfoot employees visited Casa Hogar in Cabo San Lucas, an orphanage for children between the ages of 4 and 18. Employees of Coldfoot visit Casa Hogar every year donating cloths, food, hygiene supplies, and most importantly their time. Growing up in an orphanage cannot be easy and spending quality time with these…

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Our Response to COVID-19

By ColdFoot Environmental Services, Inc. / March 26, 2020 /

COVID-19 has changed the lives of many and with national and state-wide orders issuing citizens to stay home, it can be difficult to see the glass half full. We encourage everyone to stay strong – we will get through this, and we will do it together. With the new “Hunker Down” order issued by the…

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Women’s History Month (March)

By ColdFoot Environmental Services, Inc. / March 1, 2020 /

March 1, 2020 marks the first day of Women’s History Month – a month dedicated to celebrating women and their contributions in history to the development of culture and society. In the United States, Women’s history month has been celebrated in March since 1987 with a theme dedicated to the celebration of women. This year’s…

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