Basic Safety Rules


The following basic safety rules have been established to help make our company a safe and efficient place to work.

These rules are in addition to safety rules that must be followed when doing particular jobs or operating certain equipment. Failure to comply with these rules results in disciplinary actions.

  • Never do anything that is unsafe in order to get the job done. If a job is unsafe, report it to your supervisor or safety committee representative. We will find a safer way to do that job.
  • Do not remove or disable any safety device! Keep guards in place at all times on operating machinery.
  • Never operate a piece of equipment unless you have been trained and are authorized.
  • Use your personal protective equipment whenever it is required.
  • Obey all safety warning signs.
  • Loose clothing, jewelry and hair longer than shoulder length shall not be worn around moving machinery.
  • Working under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs or using them at work is prohibited.
  • Do not bring firearms or explosives onto company property.
  • Smoking is only permitted outside the building away from any entry or ventilation intake.
  • Horseplay, running and fighting are prohibited
  • Clean up spills immediately. Replace all tools and supplies after use. Do not allow scraps to accumulate where they will become a hazard. Good housekeeping helps prevent injuries.



The 12 Life Saving Rules


1. Work with a valid work permit when required


2. Conduct gas test when required


3. Verify isolation before works begins and use the specified life protecting equipmment


4. Obtain authorisation before entering a confined space


5. Obtain authorisation before overring or disabling safety critical equipment


6. Protect yourself against a fall when working at height


7. Do not walk under a suspended load


8. Do not smoke outside designated smoking areas


9. No alcohol or drugs while working or driving


10. While driving, do not use your phone and do not exceed speed limits


11. Wear your seat belt


12. Follow prescribed Journey Management Plan