Today Worksafe Saskatchewan announced that Northern Mat and Bridge Limited Partnership was named the Safe Employer of the Year. Congratulations to Northern Mat and Bridge Limited Partnership, an SCSA COR-registered company.
According to the WCB, Northern Mat & Bridge Limited Partnership (NMB) was chosen as this year’s safe employer because they believe and practice active participation, training and education, for the elimination of workplace injuries. “We are pleased to see the steps workers and employers are taking to keep workers safe on the job,” said Annette Goski, WCB Director of Prevention. “Congratulations to the winners and the finalists. Together, we can continue bringing our province’s workplace injury rates down.”
“The Safe Worker and Safe Employer Awards are one way that we encourage workers and employers to create safe workplaces in our province. Implementing effective health and safety management systems and practices saves lives.” said Goski.
COR provides companies witih verification of a fully implemented safety & health program which meets national standards. The objectives of COR are to provide industry employers with an effective safety and health management system to reduce incidents, accidents and injuries as well as their associated human and financial costs. COR is now frequently used as a pre-qualifying and/or condition of contract by public and private project owners across Canada. For more information on COR, click here.
COR is nationally trademarked and endorsed by participating members of the Canadian Federation of Construction Safety Associations (CFCSA). The SCSA has jurisdiction in Saskatchewan to grant and verifiy that the utmost diligencein safety practices and COR standards are upheld.
To read the full WCB news release, click here.