Safety

A Safe Workplace

Gisborne believes that the responsibility for health and safety is a shared commitment and that the dedication to ensuring a safe workplace begins with a belief that all accidents and injuries are preventable. This principle is assured through Gisborne’s combined commitment to a team atmosphere in all facets of our business. Through the use of proven concepts and the development and implementation of Gisborne’s safety system, Gisborne builds into every project and fosters in each individual a commitment to the personal health and safety of all personnel; the protection of existing and constructed facilities; and the safeguarding of our natural environment.

Gisborne Orientation
Risk Tolerance
The Art of Decision Making

 

Safety Innovation Award

In 2016 we received the ICBA Construction Workplace Health and Safety Innovation Award for the 4th time since 2010. Additionally we received the VRCA Construction Workplace Health and Safety Innovation Award for 2016. These Awards were for developing and implementing our Glove and Eyewear Matrices which efficiently help to ensure that our Workers have and use the proper PPE for their various tasks.

We also received another award from the VRCA for Superior Safety Performance in 2016 for a Trade Contractor. This is the 7th Award we have received from the VRCA since 2010.

 

Safety Goals

We strive for “Zero” accidents and injuries on all our projects.

  • BCCSA
  • BCSA
  • COR

Awards and Recognition

A good safety record is an indication of a company’s good safety practices and commitment to the well-being of their workforce. Special recognition was given to Gisborne in the following categories:

2016 VRCA Award of Excellence sponsored by WorkSafe BC

2016 VRCA Award of Excellence

2016 Health and Safety Award

2016 ICBA Health and Safety Award

2016 Trade Contractor 100,000 - 199,999 personhours

2016 VRCA Safety Award

2014 ICBA CONSTRUCTION WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY INNOVATION AWARD

2014 HEALTH AND SAFETY INNOVATION AWARD

Trade Contractor Person Hours

2014 VRCA Safety Award

Award for the prevention of workplace incidents, injuries and illnesses. Hard Hat News Fall 2013

2013 HEALTH AND SAFETY INNOVATION AWARD

Zero Injury Frequency Rate

2013 VRCA Bronze Safety Award

Mechanical Contractor Award Project Over $3 Million

2013 VRCA Silver Award

Zero Injury Frequency Rate

2011 Safety Award

VRCA Safety Award - General Contractor 200,000 or more personal hours

2011 VRCA Safety Award

2010 ICBA CONSTRUCTION WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY INNOVATION AWARD

2010 WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY INNOVATION AWARD