Safety

Timber West Construction Ltd. is committed to providing a safe & healthy work environment for all our employees and contractors. We as a company believe that all of our employees have the right to work in a safe and healthy environment. Safety is a condition of employment with our company and shall not be sacrificed for the sake of expediency.

It is our belief that all incidents and injuries can be prevented and every effort shall be made to:

  • Identify existing & potential hazards
  • Communicate hazards to employees, contractors, visitors, etc.
  • Eliminate, control, and reduce the risk of those hazards

As outlined in the Timber West safety manual, health and safety is the shared responsibility of management personnel, supervisors, employees, and contractors. Health and safety shall be an integral component of all work activities. Together we can create a positive safety culture and ensure a safe workplace.

All employees will be expected to fulfill their safety responsibilities and to follow our company safety manual.

 

Listed below are the employee’s legislated rights:

  • Right to Refuse – work that is unsafe
  • Right to Know – about hazards you may encounter in the course of doing work
  • Right to Participate – in your own safety and health

Management, Health and Safety Representatives, and employees will abide by our company safety manual, the Workers Compensation Act and its Regulations.

 

Certifications:

  • Timber West Construction Ltd. has met the necessary requirements for achieving the Construction Safety Association of BC (CSABC) Health & Safety Certificate of Recognition (COR)
  • Timber West Construction Ltd. is certified to CSA W47.1 Certification of Companies for Fusion Welding of Steel Structures.
  • Timber West Construction Ltd. is licensed under the BC Safety Authority as a pressure piping contractor.

BCCSA COR     The Canadian Welding Bureau     Safety Authority     Avetta     ComplyWorks


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At Timber West, safety is taken seriously and is never sacrificed for expediency.

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