Lizzy Polheber has been in the construction industry for four years. Lizzy serves as a Safety Engineer for VJS Construction Services and works in tandem with VJS’ Safety Director to ensure all safety requirements are carried out throughout the duration of all of VJS’ projects.
In her four years with VJS, Lizzy has executed the following:
In addition to Lizzy’s work at VJS, she has also been actively involved in VJS’ Wellness Program. The purpose of the Wellness Program is to educate, support and empower employees to maintain and improve their overall health and well-being through healthy lifestyle choices and to create a culture of wellness throughout the VJS organization. The Wellness Program goes beyond mind and body wellness and engages the spirit by organizing fundraisers for local nonprofit organizations and food pantries. Additional Wellness Program activities include lunch and learns, walks, health risk assessments, pedometer challenges, corporate fitness challenges, healthy snack sales, health club reimbursement, yoga classes and an on-site workout room. Lizzy has been involved in implementing several wellness initiatives at VJS.
Currently, Lizzy is an active member of the AGC of Milwaukee Safety Committee. She is part of reviewing new OSHA standards and training sessions. She is also involved in the Wisconsin Council of Safety, as well as the American Society of Safety Engineers. Lizzy attends all ASSP meetings and is in charge of posting for the ASSP Facebook page.
2018 Rising Young Professionals award from the Daily Reporter