Health & Safety

Health & Safety 2018-03-15T23:37:46+00:00

Health, Safety, and Environment (HS&E) plays a significant role in every project. Safe work is more productive and leads to a higher quality of work. Most importantly, safe work leads to healthy lives and a clean environment. Mainland exercises a safety-first attitude in all facets of its work.

Corporate Commitment

Mainland Group has developed and implemented a comprehensive corporate HS&E management program that meets established standards for:

  • Employee participation and communication
  • Worker competency and training
  • Routine inspections and audits
  • Incident investigations and analyses
  • Emergency response planning
  • Health promotion
  • Hazard assessment and risk management
  • Environmental management
  • Contractor management
  • Security
  • Ergonomics
  • Management review

As a leader in HS&E, Mainland complies with established industry standards and regulatory requirements such as WorkSafe BC. Because of our effective and practical HS&E management systems, Mainland has earned the Certificate of Recognition (COR) accreditation for Health & Safety, and Injury Management.

Site Work Procedures

Mainland recognizes that incidents and injuries are preventable. Through all project phases – from planning and designing to commissioning and construction – every Mainland project team emphasizes HS&E. Mainland’s HS&E specialists work closely with project partners, subcontractors, and suppliers to develop, deliver, and enforce comprehensive HS&E programs tailored to specific project needs. Our project safety coordinators ensure that all site activities meet or exceed regulations and standard industry practices and procedures. The safety of our employees and the public is always a priority.

The site-specific safety plan will include the following elements:

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Project documentation requirements
  • Policies and company rules
  • Project hazard and risk assessment
  • Effective communication methods
  • Fall protection plans
  • Security
  • Emergency response planning
  • Orientations, safety meetings, and toolbox topics
  • PPE and equipment maintenance
  • Corrective action, and claim management
  • Routine investigations and audits
  • Client specific requirements
  • Review and monitor performance
  • Effective training and equipment certifications