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Health and Safety Policy Statement

Health and Safety Policy Statement

The Almonte General Hospital/Fairview Manor/ Lanark County Paramedic Service is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace and learning environment for its employees, students and visitors. The organization believes that all duties can be accomplished in a safe manner and in compliance with relevant health and safety legislation, codes, standards and practices.

The organization is responsible for establishing, implementing and maintaining programs designed to protect the health and safety of employees, students and visitors. General safety policies and workplace specific procedures shall be developed, documented, and implemented to comply with relevant health and safety legislation, codes, standards and practices.

The Almonte General Hospital/Fairview Manor/Lanark County Paramedic Service will maintain a Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee under conditions set out in the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act and the terms of our collective agreements.

Employees who oversee work will ensure that relevant regulations and safe work procedures are followed by their employees. Effective training is provided to their employees and that safe work procedures are implemented and followed.
Contractors and subcontractors performing work at Almonte General Hospital/Fairview Manor/Lanark County Paramedic Service shall, as part of their contracts, agree to comply with all relevant workplace health and safety legislation, codes, standards and practices.

All employees are responsible for observing applicable legislation in their work area and for following safe work procedures. Employees shall report unsafe conditions and unsafe behavior to his/her supervisor.

Commitment to health and safety by all members of the organization is a fundamental part of the Almonte General Hospital/Fairview Manor/Lanark Country Paramedic Service activities.

Mary Wilson Trider
Chief Executive Officer