Health, Safety & Environment

Safe practices, safe work, safe teams. Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) plays a significant role in every project. Safe work is more productive. Safe work leads to better quality. Most importantly, safe work leads to healthy lives and a clean environment.

Corporate Commitment

Great Plains Contracting utilizes a comprehensive corporate HS&E management program that meets established industry standards for:

  • Management commitment and leadership
  • HS&E Management System governance
  • Employee participation
  • Worker competency and training
  • Inspection and audit
  • Incident investigation and analysis
  • Emergency response planning
  • Contractor management
  • Health promotion and wellness
  • Hazard assessment and risk management
  • Environmental management
  • Security
  • Home safety
  • Ergonomics
  • Behaviour-based safety
  • Communication
  • Management review

We are also committed to ongoing educational programming related to:

  • Principles of Health and Safety Management
  • Auditor Training
  • Leadership for Safety Excellence
  • Train-the-Trainer

Our goal is zero incidents and injuries and the objective of our HS&E Management System is to reduce the number of incidents to an absolute minimum.

Site-Specific Programs

Accidents and injuries are preventable. At Great Plains Contracting, the safety of our employees and the public is always our primary objective. Through all project phases—from planning and design to construction and commissioning—every Great Plains Contracting project team emphasizes safety and safe practices.

Great Plains Contracting’s safety specialists work closely with project partners, subcontractors and suppliers to develop, deliver and enforce comprehensive safety programs tailored to specific project needs. Our onsite safety officers ensure that all site activities meet or exceed governing regulations and standard industry procedures.