The health and safety of our Matcon employees and subcontractors are at the forefront of everything we do.
Matcon maintains a safe workplace by applying stringent standards, educating workers, measuring ongoing performance, reviewing systems and programs and setting continuous improvement targets to ensure that we are leaders in safety and work execution in our industry.
The ongoing success of the Matcon Health and Safety program is evident in the significant improvements in both our Lagging and Leading Safety indicators across Matcon site operations. Matcon’s goal is a Zero Harm to personnel and the environment.
Safety Policies and Standards
Matcon’s safety policies and standards are managed and implemented through the Company’s HSE management system, which sets the principles by which Matcon conducts operations in regards to Healthy, Safety, and the Environment.
Weekly inspections validating the standards and policies are conducted, along with field audits by senior managers to ensure the program is functioning as required. In addition, Matcon holds a monthly Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee (JOHSC) meeting, which involves employees from all of Matcon’s divisions.
The Matcon HSE management system mirror both ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 management system standards for quality assurance and implementation support. Matcon is also COR™ certified (Certificate of Recognition).
2.0 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SAFETY, ENVIRONMENTAL & QUALITY POLICY
The following Matcon Polices are designed to contribute towards promoting value-driven HSE and work Quality leadership by personalizing commitment and demonstrating HSE and work Quality as an organizational core value. Matcon believes that strong and visible management leadership is critical for promoting a culture conducive to reducing risks and improving the HSE performance of health, safety and environment throughout the company’s operations.
The Management team will set the HSE direction and standard that all employees are expected to maintain. A proactive and sincere leadership commitment to HSE by management will set the standard for project employees. It is a Matcon requirement that all line managers and supervisors proactively and outwardly demonstrate this commitment, and ensure sufficient HSE resources are available in their area of responsibility to ensure Project and Operational Success.
All senior management is required to provide a leading role towards constant HSE improvement through:
The Matcon HSE Director is responsible as the custodian for the content, administration and maintenance of this HSE Standard Element.
It is the responsibility of the Matcon Business Unit and Division to ensure that these Polices are implemented within their respective Business Unit.
Each Project Manager, Supervisor and Foremen are responsible to make sure that these Polices are implemented on their project.