Acero is committed to the safety of its employees, contractors, clients, visitors, property and the environment. Everyone employed by Acero is responsible for maintaining the health and safety program. Managers, with input from all employees, set the example for the corporate Acero team by: identifying safety needs, communicating safety hazards, investigating hazardous conditions and accidents, providing training, supplying appropriate safety and personal protective equipment, and ensuring that all equipment is properly maintained and meets legislated safety standards.
The goal of Acero’s safety program is to have an accident free workplace. Employees are aware of their responsibility to work safely and maintain a safe work environment. All company employees and others on company work sites are responsible for obeying the safety rules, following recommended safe work procedures, wearing and using personal protective equipment when required, participating in safety training programs and informing supervisors of any unsafe work conditions.
Acero’s commitment to health and safety has been recognised by the Alberta Government through the Certificate of Recognition (COR) program. COR is an occupational health and safety accreditation program that verifies a fully implemented health & safety program which meets national standards. Acero reviews and makes updates regularly, and performs annual audits to keep up-to-date with industry standards. Acero renewed its’ COR certification in 2017 with a score of 98%. A great success while still leaving room for future improvements. Additionally, Acero is also an ISNetworld and ComplyWorks member which helps to demonstrate the excellent track record Acero has as a safe and reliable company.