Policies

Responsibilities of Workers

MANAGER’S RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Consider safety as well as production in all planning.
  2. Take every reasonable precaution to prevent personal injury.
  3. Provide and maintain a safe, healthy work environment.
  4. Ensure any accident or incident occurring in the workplace is thoroughly investigated and that remedial steps are taken to prevent a recurrence.
  5. Ensure compliance with W.H.M.I.S. regulations.
  6. Provide competent supervision.
  7. Assist and co-operate with Health & Safety Representatives as well as members of Joint Health & Safety Committees.

 SUPERVISOR’S RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Be responsible for the safety of the entire project under their charge including accident investigation and reporting.
  2. Actively enforce all aspects of Occupational Health & Safety Ace as well as those of the company Safety Policy.
  3. Train and explain safety procedures and policies to their workers, particularly to new workers.
  4. Advise their workers of potential or actual dangers including hazardous materials specific to the workplace.
  5. Ensure personal protective equipment is used by workers as needed to perform their work in a safe manner.
  6. Ensure that all equipment including safety and protective equipment is in good operating condition and that any defective equipment is immediately tagged and removed for repair.
  7. Co-operate fully with the Safety Coordinator, employees’ Health & Safety Representative and project Joint Health & Safety Committee members, where applicable.
  8. Report all accidents and incidents immediately to management.
  9. Investigate thoroughly any accident or incident occurring in the workplace and implement the remedial steps necessary to prevent a recurrence.
  10. Promptly submit to management an accident/injury report for every medical aid and/or lost time injury.

 EMPLOYEE’S RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Perform their work with a safety first attitude.
  2. Comply with the Occupational Health & Safety Act as well this company’s Safety Policy.
  3. Immediately report any injury or accident, no matter how minor, to their supervisor.
  4. Immediately report to their supervisor any condition, practice or hazard which may cause injury to a worker or damage to equipment.
  5. Wear, use and properly maintain personal protective equipment wherever required by their supervisor.
  6. Be accountable for their own safety and work in a manner so as not to endanger fellow workers.

 SUB-TRADE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Sub-Contractors to submit their Health & Safety Program to Ruiter Construction Ltd. prior to commencement of work on site.
  2. All Sub-Contractors must adhere to Ruiter Construction Ltd. Health & Safety Program, Construction.
  3. Safety and WHMIS regulations when working on construction premises.
  4. Perform their work with a safety first attitude.
  5. Comply with the Occupational Health & Safety Act as well this company’s Safety Policy.
  6. Immediately report any injury or accident, no matter how minor, to their supervisor.
  7. Immediately report to their supervisor any condition, practice or hazard which may cause injury to a worker or damage to equipment.
  8. Wear, use and properly maintain personal protective equipment wherever required by their supervisor.
  9. Be accountable for their own safety and work in a manner so as not to endanger fellow workers.