Safety Tips — October 2009

By Megan Wolfarth, Training and Safety Director I know that I am one of those people who think that “it can’t happen to me.” The 5,071 people who died on the job in 2008 probably thought the same thing. Here are the top three reasons for fatalities in the workplace. I hope that these numbers… Read more »

A Proud Dad: Copeland’s daughter sings for G-20

Phil Copeland has reason to be proud! First Lady Michelle Obama recently selected The Pittsburgh High School for the Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) to perform for world leaders and their spouses during their visit to our great city for the G-20 Summit. There were 250 students chosen to perform, including Copeland’s oldest daughter, Rieko.

Gold Star Announcements – September 2009

Heather Walker (June 17) – Heather got a gold star from a customer in Moon Township. The customer and Heather were corresponding via e-mail and he noted that Heather “works hard at (her) job” and that he “appreciates all the hard work.” He said that “it’s nice to know you can depend on certain people… Read more »

Safety Tips — September 2009

By Megan Wolfarth, Training and Safety Director As many parents already know, it’s back to school time! While this can be an exciting time for parents and students alike, it’s important to review the rules of the road, especially when school buses are involved. While traveling through school zones, it’s important to know that the… Read more »

Letter from the General – September 2009

By Jeff Wolfarth, General Manager Once again, the Mr. John company camping trip was a success! It seemed to me that a good time was had by all. The weather was “iffy” at first, but it turned out to be a great weekend! The camping trip was a great opportunity for us all to connect… Read more »

Alex McCarthy to become Tri-Boro division manager

By Michael McCarthy, President I am very happy to announce that in the not-too-distant future, Alex McCarthy will be taking over as division manager of Tri-Boro Trailer. Brandi Ketter will be moving into a newly created IT and marketing position. Brandi’s new job will deal with all company software, hardware, phone, mobile phone, GPS, web… Read more »

Gold Star Announcements – August 2009

Carmen Calabrese (July 23) – Carmen got a gold star from a customer in Gibsonia. The job supervisor, Terry, said that Carmen is doing a great job! This is a job that we took over from another company because the customer was unhappy with their service. It’s good to know our customers are being taken… Read more »

Safety Tips — August 2009

By Megan Wolfarth, Training and Safety Director We all know that texting while driving is a dangerous habit, but here are some sobering numbers for you. When people text while driving, the likelihood of an accident is 23 times greater than that for people who are not texting. The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute conducted research… Read more »

Gold Star Announcements – July 2009

Bill Lovasz (June 8 and June 24) – Bill got his first gold star of the month when a customer called to compliment him on how clean he was able to get a toilet after it had been tipped. It’s a women’s toilet, and she said that she appreciated the quick and friendly service. Bill’s… Read more »

Safety Tips — July 2009

By Megan Wolfarth, Training and Safety Director Hi everyone! I hope everyone is having a safe and happy summer so far! I also hope that everyone is wearing his or her sunscreen and big floppy hat to avoid any sun damage while working outside (as discussed in June’s Safety Tips). I want to touch on… Read more »