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Health and Safety Policy
The Corporate Management of Pachecos Contractors Ltd. is vitally interested in the occupational health and safety of all of its employees. In recognition and support of the corporate goal of providing a healthy and safe workplace, management is committed to the protection of employees from injury, occupational hazards, and occupational disease.
The Occupational Health and Safety Act, the provincial legislation applicable in our Ontario operations, is an important piece of public welfare legislation that sets high standards for occupational health and safety in our province. Our company is committed to meeting or exceeding all the requirements, duties, and the standards set by the Occupational health and Safety Act.
The Occupational Health and Safety Act is based on the internal responsibility system. This is a system of overlapping and concurrent duties employers, officers, directors, supervisors and workers at the company. Each level of our employees must be familiar with the circumstances and be in full compliance of their respective duties and responsibilities under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Following any work related injury or illness; Pachecos will make every reasonable effort to provide every employee with suitable return to work duties that he or she can perform, if they are unable to perform his or her regular duties.
We encourage every employee to not only be concerned about their own health and safety, but also to ensure healthy and safe work practices on the part of other employees and workers with whom they work with.
Occupational health and safety is everyone's business. Ensuring full compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, will not only make our company a healthier and safe workplace, but also improve the employee morale and encourage other good business practices.
The company values each and every employee and worker, and places their health and safety on the job as a present and ongoing priority in corporate decision making and day to day operations. We ask you to do your part and work together with your fellow employees and management in complying with the objectives of this health and safety policy and the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
The company seeks to encourage a co‑operative attitude and approach to health and safety in the workplace by all persons maintaining effective communication and a proactive approach to health and safety will make all of our workers healthier, safer, and more enjoyable as we seek to serve our customers, clients and the public.
Every employee including contractors and sub-contractors must comply with SAFE WORK procedures / practices and are required to report any incidents / injuries / property damage immediately to their immediate supervisor or manager.
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