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Company Health and Safety Policy Awareness


Ashtale Contracting Ltd. is committed to a health and safety program for all individuals involved in our activities.  The health and safety of each employee and contractor, including the general public, is our highest priority.  Management will take reasonable care to provide all mechanical, physical and training resources required for personal safety and health.  In fulfilling this commitment to protect people, property and environment, management shall strive to provide a safe and healthy work environment in accordance with industry standards and in compliance with legislative requirements.  We shall also strive to eliminate any foreseeable hazards which may result in property damage, accidents or personal injury/illness.  Where Ashtale Contracting Ltd. is faced with contractual or site-specific requirements that exceed our policy requirements, the higher standard requirements will prevail. 


Ashtale Contracting Ltd. recognizes that the responsibilities for health and safety are shared within our organization.  A successful Health and Safety Program must start with proper attitudes toward injury and illness prevention.  It requires cooperation in all safety and health matters, not only between management and employee, but also between each employee and his or her co-workers, subcontractors and visitors/customers.  Through a cooperative effort, a safety program can be proven successful in maintaining a safe work environment.   

  • All levels of management will be responsible and held accountable for providing a safe work environment with proper equipment, tools, adequate training and procedures, as well any other resources that may be necessary to complete expected job tasks.

  • Workers and contractors shall be responsible for applying their training, knowledge and skills to perform assigned tasks in compliance with the direction provided by supervisors and managers. Competency assessments will be completed routinely to ensure workers/contractors are competent to do the work.

  • Everyone has the right to work in a safe and healthy work environment.  All employees and subcontractors will be responsible for following all policies, practices and procedures; adhering to government regulations; working safely; and whenever possible, enhancing the safety program by suggesting improvements to practices and procedures, exposing hazards and taking appropriate corrective measures to ensure a safe work environment.  Everyone will ensure the workplace or worksite will be free of all hazards that have the potential to cause slips, trips or falls .

  • We support and follow all regulations as per the OH & S Act, Regulation and Code, Alberta    Transportation Legislation, WCB, as well as Manufacturer’s Guidelines.

  • We will ensure all activities performed by the company and its employees/contractors will meet or exceed applicable Provincial regulations together with those of the industry.

  • Ashtale Contracting Ltd shall also ensure the Health and Safety Policy is enforced by regular audits, reviews and inspections, with supporting documentation provided. Equipment inspections to be completed to ensure maintenance is done and equipment is in a safe condition for use.  All workers must use the correct equipment for the work being done.

  • Everyone involved will refrain from causing or participating in harassment or violence.


The reputation of Ashtale Contracting Ltd. is one of our most valued assets. The company expects and requires employees/contractors to commit their best efforts to the company’s success, so our customers receive services of superior value, which they deserve and expect. No person associated with the business practice of Ashtale Contracting Ltd. shall put themselves, other people, the environment, our assets or our operations at risk.  Our objective is a Health and Safety Program that will ensure we are all protected so at the end of the work day everyone goes home to their families.  

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