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
WHMIS Orientation
Risk Tolerance
The Art of Decision Making

 

Best Contractor Award

Gisborne Industrial, along with Nahanni Construction and Ryfan Electric have been selected as the winner of the Rio Tinto 2017 Chief Executive Safety Awards – Best Contractor Category for their work and safety record at the Diavik Diamond Mine in the NW Territories. The Chief Executive Safety Awards are the highest recognition of safety excellence in the Rio Tinto Group. The Best Contractor category was introduced in 2016 in recognition of the critical role Rio Tinto’s contractor workforce – over 3,000 contractors world-wide - play in the success of their operations.

 

Safety Goals

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

  • BCCSA
  • COR
  • Alberta Construction Safety Ass.
  • northern safety network yukon
  • Northern Safety Association

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:

2018 Gold Winner Founder's Trade Award - $3 to $7 Million

2018 Gold Winner Founder's Trade Award

2018 Construction Workplace Health & Safety Innovation

2018 Construction Workplace Award

2018 Safety Award - Zero Injury Rate

2018 Safety Award 0 Frequency Injury Rate

2017 Chief Executive Safety Award - Best Contractor

2017 (CESA) Award Best Contractor

2017 (VRCA) award for having a zero frequency injury rate in the category of Trade Contractors who had 200,000 or more person hours worked.

2017 (VRCA) award 0 frequency injury rate

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