Corporate Health and Safety Policy
Safety is an integral part of our work. It is part of our operation and is there to protect our workers, clients, property, the environment and the public.
Every person who is employed with us has the right to a job that is safe to do. Every person employed by our company has a responsibility to work safely and to promote safe work practices. There are many costs to accidents and unsafe work practices. In addition to saving lives, our safety program contributes to optimum employee morale and job satisfaction, because the workers at our company are encouraged to participate in identifying safety needs and developing safe work procedures.
Accident Prevention Responsibilities
Every manager within the company is accountable to maintain the standards that are required to meet these basic principles. These standards shall apply to the condition of workplace and equipment, endorsement and support of accident prevention programs, establishing accident prevention objectives, and ensuring that all workers have a clear perception of what is expected from them in accident prevention performance.
Every supervisor is accountable for ensuring that each and every worker is properly trained to do his or her job safely. Each supervisor shall enforce the observation of all regulations and proper work procedures of all workers, and to correct any failure to comply with safe working habits by any worker.
Every worker is required to know how to work safely, and shall work safely. Workers are required to know all regulations applicable to them, and to observe them. Workers are expected to report unsafe conditions and point out unsafe behavior.
All contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, visitors and others who may do work with, and for Viking Surplus Oilfield Equipment Ltd. must comply with applicable government regulations and the Viking Surplus Oilfield Equipment Ltd. safety program, following recommended safe work procedures, wearing required personal protective equipment, participating in all required safety training programs and informing supervisors of unsafe work conditions.
Everyone has the right and responsibility to refuse work when unsafe conditions exist.
Workers, contractors and subcontractors who knowingly violate safety rules may face disciplinary action or dismissal. Visitors are also subject to fines or legal action if they do not comply with safety rules. Those individuals who do not fulfill their safety responsibilities will be accountable for any problems negligence creates and may be liable under the law.
Working safely is a condition of employment.
By fulfilling our safety responsibilities, everyone who works for, and with Viking Surplus Oilfield Equipment Ltd., will share the benefits of a safe work place.