“Safety is no accident”
At NorSask we take training seriously. Safety and on the job training are a part of a quality product.
NorSask Forest Products Safety Policy
NorSask Forest Products is committed to preventing accidental loss to any of its employees, resources or physical assets. Providing a healthy safe workplace for all is of vital importance.
In fulfilling this commitment to protect both people and property, NorSask Forest Products will provide and maintain a safe and healthy work environment in accordance with industry standards, compliance with legislative requirements, and will strive to eliminate any foreseeable hazards which may result in accidents or personal injury/illness or property damage.
Accidental loss can be controlled through good management in combination with active employee involvement. Safety is the direct responsibility of all management, supervisors, and employees.
At NorSask Forest Products it is our policy to:
- Provide training as required.
- Use CSA and approved personal protective equipment.
- Maintain tools and equipment.
- Conduct informal and formal inspections to find and correct any unsafe acts or conditions.
- Conduct hazard analysis and institute safe work procedures, guidelines and practices.
- Investigate all accidents and incidents for root causal analysis.
All NorSask Forest Products activities will comply with safety requirements as they relate to the planning, operation and maintenance of facilities and equipment. All employees will perform their jobs properly in accordance with established job procedures and safe work practices.
Management and workers will work as a team, to actively participate and contribute to reaching the company safety goals – to meet and/or exceed Saskatchewan Occupational Health & Safety Legislation, Human Rights Code and Industry Best Practices. Continuing participation and cooperation will be the foundation to ensure that hazardous conditions and practices are addressed and that health and safety are foremost in this workplace.
NorSask Forest Products trusts that all employees will make this personal commitment in making SAFETY a way of life.