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Safety and Loss Control Policy
All employees are responsible and accountable for the company's overall safety initiatives. Contractors are required to comply with all company safety policies and rules. Complete and active participation by everyone, everyday, every job is necessary for the safety excellence that the company demands.
Management requires participation in the program by all employees and endeavours to provide training, equipment and procedures to facilitate the development of an injury and accident free workplace.
Our goal is to achieve and maintain a high degree of excellence based on customer service, safety, compliance and employee satisfaction while maintaining the financial viability of the company
Safety General Procedures
Equipment operators are licensed by the Highway Traffic Board, comply with NSC regulations and are trained in WHIMS, TDG, First Aid, Boom Truck and other specialties that their job descriptions require. Special safety attire is worn when necessary. A strict Drug and Alcohol Policy is enforced with mandatory pre-employment and random testing done on a regular basis.
The SAFE operation of all equipment is a condition of employment.
Bert Baxter Transport also reserves the right to protect its employees and equipment from any unsafe working conditions that may develop as a result of customer directives.
Trucks are equipped with two-way radios, cell phones or GPS systems which supply quick contact with the operator. This serves to provide convenient load tracking and re-routing as necessary in addition to the safety feature of being able to assist the driver when necessary.
All trucks are equipped with safety devises such as first aid kits, fire extinguishers, hard hats, safety glasses and accident reporting kits
Both ISNetworld and PICS automate the compliance data between Owner clents and their contractors. This onliine data basees allows Owner Clients to view Heallth annd Safety Statistics of their contractors and to complete automated contractor evaluation, audits and to issue their individual requirements automatically to their contrators.
This allows us to comply quickly with your company's health and safety requirements Our information is monitored and kept up to date on a regular basis. For further information , our safety coordinator can be reached at (306) 634-3616 or visit the websites above.
Safety Training Programs