Aaron Erickson currently serves as the Safety Director for MG McGrath and holds a Bachelors Degree in Accounting from Minnesota State University in Moorhead. Aaron has previously worked for general contractors and has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry, with 17 of those years in Construction Safety Management positions. As the Safety Director for MG McGrath, Aaron is in charge of managing all aspects of the company’s environmental health and safety programs. His position focuses on safety leadership and education with an emphasis on preventative measures including creating a positive safety culture, managing multiple national construction sites and safety staff, jobsite safety audits, evaluating the compliance of safety measures, accident investigation, root cause analysis, corrective actions, enforcing proper safety documentation, and injury management.
Aaron ensures a safe work environment for all workers at job sites and work areas by planning, implementing, training, and enforcing safety policies/regulations. Aaron is also responsible for PPE, equipment, tool, and material inspections & inventory. He provides safety training for field superintendents, foreman and craft workers, writes pre-project safety meetings, provides onsite pre-job labor safety meetings, and facilitates the administration of worker’s compensation and return-to-work programs.