D. C. Taylor Co. Finishes 2022 with Zero Safety Incidents

February 7, 2023

D. C. Taylor Co. is proud to report that it completed 71 reroofing or new construction projects and 594 service projects with zero safety incidents in 2022. “D. C. Taylor Co. has a reputation for quality workmanship on roofs that challenge even the most highly skilled trade professionals. Doing that work requires constant vigilance. Our crews not only care about their workmanship, but they also care about the safety of the job site, their coworkers, and preventing injuries. I am so proud of this accomplishment,” says Brent Taylor, President, D. C. Taylor Co., Cedar Rapids, IA. “There is nothing more important than safety.”

The commercial/industrial roofing contractor’s 19 crews worked 107,640 hours in 2022 safely. In fact, D. C. Taylor Co. has not had a recordable injury since October 2021. The goal of zero injuries was set in January 2022; achieving this milestone was the culmination of years of process improvement, countless hours of training, and dedication from individuals at all levels of the organization. Some of the most significant safety achievements in the last six years include the following:







“Safety is a journey, not a destination,” explains Kirk Dighton, Safety Manager, D. C. Taylor Co., Cedar Rapids, IA. The company has no intention of stopping its pursuit of safety excellence. The contractor will work on enforcement, empowerment, and improving documentation of processes, moving into a “prove it” phase. D. C. Taylor Co. has its sights set on the OSHA Voluntary Protection Program, aiming to become one of the few contractors with mobile job sites to receive VPP status.

About D. C. Taylor Co.
D. C.  Taylor Co. is a Cedar Rapids, IA-based roofing contractor with 70 years of experience installing, repairing, and maintaining roofs at commercial, institutional, and industrial facilities. With service centers in four states and 19 service and roofing crews, D. C. Taylor Co. is poised to respond to customer needs quickly and efficiently. For more information on D. C. Taylor Co., visit www.dctaylorco.com.


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