Every year, North Shore employees get together for a day of team building activities, to spend some time out of the office, and get to know one another a little better; and this year was no different when our staff spent the day at the Lacombe Curling Club for our 4th annual curling “funspiel.”

North Shore Employees had fun participating in some friendly competition on the rink and our Health and Safety Manager, Jeff Grubbs also took the time to recognize some of North Shore’s outstanding employees for practicing safety excellence.

“At North Shore, safety is a large part of our daily operations and we truly have a strong and vibrant safety culture,” Jeff says.

“We have worked together as a team to ensure all of our employees participate in our Health and Safety Program and are involved in all aspects of our Health and Safety Management System (HSMS),” he adds.

“We want to ensure everyone comes home safe at the end of each work day, and we are proud to say that those who received this year’s North Shore Safety Awards do a great job of promoting safety at the company and within their teams.”

Awards were presented in eight categories to a number of deserving employees. Each employee was awarded a plaque and a $50.00 gift certificate to a store of their choosing.

Congratulations to all of our Safety Award winners.

Jeff Grubbs, Health & Safety Manager, Justin Lehoux, Manager, Spill Response, winner of the Safety Excellence in Leadership Award, and Kelly Zadko, Vice President, Business Development.
Jeff Grubbs, Health & Safety Manager, with Todd Clouse, Regional Director, Saskatchewan, winner of the Management Participation Award and the Health & Safety Inspections Award.
Jeff Grubbs, Health & Safety Manager, Tyler Martin, Vice President, External Operations, winner of the HSMS Development & Improvement Award, and Kelly Zadko, Vice President, Business Development.
Jeff Grubbs, Health & Safety Manager, with Stacey Arsenault, Equipment and Health & Safety Administrator, winner of the Health & Safety Awareness Award.
Jeff Grubbs, Health & Safety Manager, with Saba Aghassi, Air Quality Consultant, winner of the Ergonomic Awareness Award.
Jeff Grubbs, Health & Safety Manager, with Dan Novecosky, Vice President, Internal Operations accepting the Best Fire Drill Award on behalf of the Sherwood Park office.

Awards

Safety Excellence in Leadership Award – Recognizes the member of the management team that demonstrates consistent involvement and guidance in the development of the HSMS.

  • Awarded: Justin Lehoux, Manager, Spill Response

HSMS Development & Improvement Award – Recognizes the employee with significant participation in the development, revision and enhancement of our HSMS.

  • Awarded: Todd Clouse, Regional Director, Saskatchewan

Management Participation Award – Recognizes the member of the management team that demonstrates commitment to the HSMS through program participation including conducting work site safety inspections,  behavior-based safety observations, safety stand downs, and delivering presentations during regular safety meetings.

  • Awarded: Tyler Martin, Vice President, External Operations

Hazard Identification & Reporting Award – Recognizes the employee that consistently recognizes hazards in the field, corrects the problem and shares the learning with others.

  • Awarded: Derek Moore, Lead, Reclamation & Remediation, Sherwood Park

Health & Safety Awareness Award – Recognizes the employee that has acknowledged deficiencies in our H&S program and offered suggestions for improvement.

  • Awarded: Stacey Arsenault, Equipment and Health & Safety Administrator, Sherwood Park

Health & Safety Inspections Award – Recognizes the employee that consistently conducts safety inspections (facility, vehicle, equipment, and worksite).

  • Todd Clouse, Regional Director, Saskatchewan

Ergonomic Awareness Award – Recognizes the employee that actively takes steps to improve the ergonomic arrangement of their workspace.

  • Awarded: Saba Aghassi, Air Quality Consultant, Calgary

Best Fire Drill – Recognizes the office location with the most successful fire drill of the year based on efficiency, compliance and participation.

  • Awarded: Sherwood Park Office

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