Safety first: more than a slogan
Safety During Construction
We are constantly training staff in all aspects of full worksite safety.
Southwest Design & Construction and Mid-West Design & Construction contract a full-time National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) to provide on-site supervision and consultation. Continual research within the industry allows us to examine accident trends, fatalities and causation factors; reporting the findings with recommendations to improve our internal safety program. We strive to ensure that our policies and procedures for safety measures are constantly updated, monitored and enforced. We are committed to continual improvements toward an accident-free workplace through effective administration, education and training.
Southwest Design & Construction and Mid-West Design & Construction have the following certificates, memberships and associations:
- Workplace Safety Certificate of Recognition (C.O.R.) issued by the Government of Alberta
- Members of the Alberta Construction Safety Association (A.C.S.A.)
- Certified Partner in Injury Reduction Government of Alberta (P.I.R.)
- Canadian Society of Safety Engineering
- Pacific Industrial Contractor SCREENING (P.I.C.S.)
We care about our people, your people and the public.
Southwest Design & Construction and Mid-West Design & Construction are committed to maintaining safe working environments for anyone involved with our projects.
Management, project co-ordinators, supervisors and workers are required to ensure we meet all legal requirements and maintain the highest level of safety standards. All sub-trades will receive a safety orientation upon arrival on site.
We assume the role of the prime contractor at our job sites in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and provide first aid, emergency response plans, postings, signage, site orientations and disaster contingencies. We take pride in establishing and maintaining a system that works.
We invite all personnel to co-operate and participate in achieving a safe and healthy work environment for all.