Health & Safety

Health & Safety

North Star Contracting Inc. considers the health and safety to be of prime importance and is committed to protecting its clients, employees, sub-contractors, suppliers, the public, and the environment and will strive to eliminate any foreseeable hazards which may result in personal injury, illness or property damage. North Star Contracting Inc. is a member of the Alberta Construction Safety Association and is registered into the Certificate of Recognition (COR) Program ensures that internal and external audits are conducted when required. Findings from COR audit processes are distributed to all employees and action plan items that are identified annually, are monitored for progress and completion. In compliance with the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act, Code and Regulation, North Star Contracting Inc. will ensure adequate support, resources and systems are in place to safely perform company activities, and will provide the economic and physical resources to implement and maintain an effective health and safety management system. 

North Star accomplishes this by:

  • Establishing rules, policies and procedures that meet or exceed regulatory requirements and standards
  • Developing safe work practices (SWP) and Safe Job Procedures (SJP) and Codes of Practice for the safe performance of job tasks and hig risk activities
  • Ensuring employees are adequately trained and are competent to perform their work;
  • Provide personal protective equipment (PPE) as required;
  • Conducting regular site inspections and audits and completing all identified deficiencies;
  • Training on emergency response;
  • Identifying, eliminating or controlling workplace hazards;
  • Enforcing all company policies and documenting disciplinary actions;
  • Investigating incident reports and ensuring corrective actions are implemented to prevent reoccurrence