Environmental Policies

DeFord Contracting Inc. is committed to protecting the environment and to maintaining public health and safety during all phases of operation, in order to preserve the quality of the environment for future generations.

The following statements shall guide our company in environmental protection:

  • DeFord Contracting Inc. will assess the potential impacts of their operations on the environment and will prevent or mitigate these effects as much as possible by introducing protective measures into the planning process.
  • DeFord Contracting Inc. will comply with all applicable laws and regulations of the jurisdiction within which it is operating. Employees and management will be informed of such laws and their responsibility under the laws and operations will be monitored on an ongoing basis to ensure compliance.
  • DeFord Contracting Inc. will correct procedures as necessary to minimize negative environmental impacts caused by company activities.

DeFord Contracting Inc. Management, Supervisors and employees’ will follow the release reporting guideline as follows:
  • All spills reportable or not will be reported to the Safety Coordinator. Spill kits are available for foremen. Spills impacting the environment that are not reportable to Alberta Environment shall be cleaned up and disposed of appropriately.
  • It is high priority to ensure to protect all waterways from any hazardous products: sewer drains, bridges over water, land with nearby rivers etc.

*The safety information in this policy does not take precedence over O.H. & S. Regulations. All employees should be familiar with the O.H. & S. Act and Regulations.

There is no us without a healthy you.

Safety. Respect the unexpected.