HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL
Westco Drilling & Piles Ltd. believes that everything starts with safety and the personnel employed by the company has bought into the company's health, safety and environmental program which aided in the success of achieving the company’s Certificate of Recognition (COR).
Starting from Seni0r Management throughout all employees, there is a belief that the people are the biggest asset to the company and that health and safety is an investment in the well-being of their team, and the vitality of the workplace.Every individual employed by Westco Drilling & Piles Ltd. looks out for one another, works together and makes health, safety and environmental their number one priority.
Prior to each project Westco Drilling conducts pre-job planning which includes having a pre-job safety meeting, discussion of pre-job hazard assessments, inspection test plans, work methods where procedures and hazards for that specific project are discussed and the controls that are needed to be put in place to eliminate or minimize those hazards. Any other issues in regards to safety or the environment is also discussed.
It is very important to Westco Drilling & Piles Ltd. that there is a level of security maintained at all sites which is why site set up is very important and that utilizing appropriate barriers and signage indicating that anyone coming onto site must contact the site designate which will ensure that the company's policies, procedures and site rules are understood prior to admittance.
Employee training is also something that Westco Drilling & Piles Ltd. has made a priority for all the employees especially those on the front line. Management takes the time to do competency training for the equipment operators and provides specialized training for all employees.