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SAFETY

A strong culture of safety is at the foundation of how we protect our Batson-Cook colleagues, our clients, our trade partners and communities in which we work. We know that a concerted effort to protect safety, health and the environment has a direct effect on the engagement of our workforce and the quality of work we perform. Batson-Cook’s Health, Safety and Environmental management system follows the following guiding principles: Visible Leadership Commitment Safety leadership starts at the top. Our leadership has established the expectation that all BatsonCook employees, as well as our trade partners will perform safe work, and will continuously look for opportunities to improve and apply best practices. They recognize and re-enforce reinforce employees’ positive behaviors and those individuals that support our safety efforts and expectations. Pre-planning Our preconstruction department makes every effort to identify and budget for health and safety resources, as well as identifying proactive systems and technologies. In partnership with our project teams, safety risks are identified, assessed and 10

planned for in advance. Our employees are trained and empowered to engage in health and safety planning; to identify and speak up about hazards in the workplace; and report and learn from unintended events. Safe Start Our Safe Start Program is Batson-Cook’s system for on-boarding each trade partner prior to starting work and continues throughout the project. The preparation and various pro-active safety meetings allow us to discuss work methods, assess risk, and agree to controls and procedures. Continual Improvement Our operations teams and HSE professionals analyze all unintended or unplanned events whether they result in injury or not. The information learned from these events allow us to identify root causes as well as opportunities for implementing new technologies, systems or processes. Lessons are shared within the company and trade partners to continually refine our safety measures. Batson-Cook believes that the more we talk about safety, the more we cultivate a strong, proactive safety culture where our people embrace ownership for the health and safety of themselves and others. 12

Profile for Batson-Cook Construction

Batson-Cook Corporate Borchure  

The foundation on which we build all our projects is the relationship we forge with each client. This is how we have successfully conducted...

Batson-Cook Corporate Borchure  

The foundation on which we build all our projects is the relationship we forge with each client. This is how we have successfully conducted...