JNE is committed to protecting and promoting the health and safety of all employees by developing a safe and health work environment, through the cooperative efforts of all of our JNE Group of Companies employees.
Successfully managing health and safety issues is an essential component of our business strategy. Health and safety is integrated into all company activities, from design to production. The JNE Health and Safety program provides a systematic and measurable approach to ensure we meet our clients health and safety requirements, and applicable government legislations. It allows us to make continuous performance improvements.
JNE continually strives to optimize the effectiveness and integrity of our programs through open communications, comprehensive training and education, audits and workplace assessments. Our JNE Health and Safety program provides the framework for integrating safety into the daily routine of every employee. These are the major components of our health and safety program:
Orientations & Company Health & Safety Rules
At the start of employment, each JNE employee is given an orientation by his/her supervisor to explain the company rules and procedures. The supervisor is able answer any of the new employees work related questions.
The steps to be taken by employees in the event of an emergency such as fire, evacuation, or medical emergency.
Accident Investigation and Reporting
Details the requirements for reporting, documenting and investigating all incidents. The accident reports provide the basis for statistical data, which is an indicator of company or project safety performance.
Return to Work Program
The company’s initiatives to return an injured worker to his/her job following a work related injury.
Joint health and Safety Committee
Includes the purpose and function of a committee, as well as the roles and responsibilities of the members.
Guidelines for regularly inspecting work locations. Reporting, documenting and correcting any hazards that are found.
Health and Safety Training
Lists some of the fundamental training required to make employees more knowledgeable of health and safety topics, and more competent to perform their job.
Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
The employee’s right to know about hazardous materials in the workplace. Employees are tested annually on their WHIMIS knowledge.
Field Safety Procedures
Procedures that are different from the office environment and unique to an industrial project site. Compliance with JNE’s and the client’s safety procedures, practices and rules is a requirement for all employees on any project site.