October 26, 2016 by Canada Newswire
This past Monday, EllisDon was presented with Canada’s Safest Employer Award at the Safest Employer Gala at Arcadian Court in Toronto.
The Safest Employer Award is presented by Canadian Occupational Safety in partnership with Workplace Safety and Prevention Services and encompasses 10 industry-specific categories. EllisDon was the Gold recipient in the Building and Construction category. The gala brings together the entire safety community and provides an opportunity to network and discover best practices that are changing workplaces across Canada and fostering a culture of safety.
“It is an honour to have our Health and Safety execution and expertise recognized through this prestigious award. Safety is woven into every aspect of our business,” said Kari Harris, VP, Occupational Health & Safety.
Launched in 2011, Canada’s Safest Employer Award recognizes companies across Canada for their outstanding accomplishments in promoting health and safety for their workers. The award boasts 10 industry specific categories and companies are judged based on a wide range of health and safety elements, including employee training, OHS management systems, incident investigation, emergency preparedness, and innovated health and safety initiatives.
EllisDon actively participates in several industry based safety committees providing staff, subcontractors, and owners, with the resources to achieve maximum performance. Maintaining standards that exceed government and industry requirements, EllisDon has held an unsurpassed safety record earning a number of recognitions and awards.