Arnason Industries Ltd. is committed to the prevention of accidents and injuries. Our Objective is a safety, health, and environmental program that will reduce the number of accidents and injuries to an absolute minimum. Our goal is zero accidents and injuries. We recognize that the responsibilities for safety, health and the environment are shared. It is also important that employees understand that safety and production are equally important and neither shall be sacrificed.
- Management accepts the responsibility for leadership of the safety and health program for it’s ongoing effectiveness and improvement and for providing the financial resources required ensuring safe working conditions.
- Supervisors are responsible for developing safe behavior in safety, health and environmental compliance in them and in those they supervise and for ensuring that all operations are performed with the utmost regard for the safety and health of all personnel involved.
- Employees are responsible for wholehearted, genuine co-operation with all aspects of the safety, health and environmental program, including compliance with all rules and regulations and for continually practicing safety while performing their duties.
Safety and Health Committee (referenced from Section 40(10)(a-k) fo the Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health Act and Regulations):
The duties of the Safety and Health Committee are primarily to:
- Receive and consider all concerns respecting the safety and health of our workers and the public
- Identify risks to the safety and health of our workers and the public
- Develop and promote measures to protect, educate and inform regarding the safety and health of our workers and the public
- Cooperate with occupational health services or safety and health officers as the act regulates
- Regular inspections and recommendations to the employer or prime contractor respecting the safety and health of workers
- Participate in investigations of incidents and dangerous occurrences at the workplace