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Albert Apadula

Director, Loss Control

Value Delivered

As head of Heritage’s safety program, Al helps ensure the company's ability to deliver its mechanical construction projects both safely and on time. His responsibilities cover all safety-related and risk management activities, including:

  • Handling workmen's compensation issues 
  • Investigating and filing insurance claims
  • Ordering appropriate safety equipment
  • Ensuring Pre-Tasks Plans are completed for each project
  • Distributing EMCOR’s Good Work Practices
  • Distributing project-specific customized safety manuals
  • Administering HMS’s Injury and Illness Prevention Program
  • Incident root cause analysis 

At the jobsite, he makes sure employees wear proper protective gear, have all the necessary equipment to work safely, and that the site is safely maintained.

His goal is always to provide a safe environment for all workers, enabling them to achieve the level of productivity required for high-performance project delivery.


After stints as a manager of an automotive parts store and a service technician for a well drilling company, Al joined Heritage in 1998 as Service Department Supervisor. In this position he was responsible for managing service personnel, scheduling mechanical and HVAC maintenance activities, and purchasing the department's equipment and materials.

He moved into his current position as Loss Control Director in 2005.

Al’s training and education include:

  • BOCES (Board of Cooperative Educational Services) Automotive Technology Training School
  • SMACNA (Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association) supervisor safety course 
  • DBI/Sala 32-hour Fall Protection Class
  • OSHA’s 30-hour and 10-hour safety courses

Al is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers and a licensed NYC DOB Site Safety Manager.

The Personal Side

Al has three children. In addition to spending time with his family, he enjoys riding motorcycles, camping, and going to the gym.