Health & Safety
Maintain our commitment as leaders in the protection of our employees, our contractors and the public, and promote a strong and health and safety culture.
The framework and policies outlined in our Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSS&E) Program promote common values and set the tone for a strong health and safety culture.
At Evolugen, we are committed to protecting our personnel and all people who interact with the area around our facilities, and to making safety a top priority in everything we do.
We believe safety management and performance is a shared responsibility, supported by a strong safety culture that starts at the top. We expect every employee and contractor to adhere to the following health and safety principles:
Our policies and procedures apply to our employees, contractors and subcontractors, and take into consideration
the public’s protection.
We promote transparency and learning from experience to continuously improve our management systems and
Our business-wide safety audit program is meant to provide a roadmap to continuously improve our management systems and performance.
We believe that every accident should be preventable, and that safety management systems should be tailored to manage the key safety risks of our business.
We provide training programs to our employees and contractors to ensure that they have the necessary skills to conduct their work safely and efficiently.
Marilia Correa Salustiano
Manager, Health & Safety
Evolugen has an extensive and well-structured health and safety program that is promoted by senior management and applied throughout our operations. The active participation of all workers in discussing, identifying, analyzing and preventing health and safety incidents underpins the success of our safety culture for the benefit of our employees and the public.
Health & Safety
A Top Priority
Safe work observations performed in our operations across Canada
As health and safety leaders, we continue to learn and improve, promoting a zero high-risk culture every day across our operations. Our management system includes a comprehensive training program as well as audit and investigation programs.
As an integral part of these programs, we perform safe work observations, which enable us to coach employees as they execute their work, recommending safety enhancements and best practices when we observe opportunities for improvement.
Health & Safety
Promoting Public Safety Within Our Communities
During a periodic review of the flood mapping where we modeled a potential dam failure, we broadened our flood prevention area along the Lois River, BC. While there was no regulatory requirement to do so, we proactively engaged the Powell River Emergency Services to identify the residents potentially impacted, and developed and executed a communication plan to inform them of related emergency procedures.
In addition to informational materials and maps, we raised awareness through a well-attended public forum where residents could ask questions and obtain information. Many residents expressed their appreciation for Evolugen’s help in ensuring they are well-prepared.