HEALTH & SAFETY POLICY
Wicks are committed to safeguarding our employees, contractors, suppliers, customers and visitors from occupational injury and adverse health effects.
It is the company’s goal to achieve continual improvement by taking measures reasonable and practicable to prevent, control and guard against risks of injury or illness, which may arise during the course of business activities.
As an employer, Wicks are committed to meeting its obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other applicable regulations and standards.
Our team is striving to make zero accidents a reality.
We, at Wicks, are committed to conducting our business in ways that respect the environment.
Environmental protection is integral to the company’s continual improvement process, which is aimed at ensuring that we meet the expectations of our customers, employees, and the communities in which we operate.
Prevention of Pollution
We will active strive to minimize our impact on the environment by establishing objectives and targets aimed at: the minimization of waste through recycling, reduction, and reuse programs; the abatement of air emissions through monitoring and control measures; the protection of ground and surface waters through water treatment and the prevention of discharges; and the conservation of energy and resources.
We will meet or exceed the requirements of all applicable environmental legislation and regulations. Wherever practicable, we will also participate in other requirements focused on reducing the environmental impact of our activities.
Customer and Supplier Focus
We will provide our customers with assistance and information in matters involving prevention of pollution and compliance with environmental laws and regulations, as they relate to our process.
We will effectively communicate our environmental policy to employees, contractors, customers and suppliers to ensure continuing awareness of environmental issues and provide appropriate training on environmental matters to all employees. We will also ensure that this environmental policy is made available to any other interested party.
We will evaluate and continually improve the effectiveness of our environmental management system through periodic audits, reviews and by ensuring the successful implementation of environmental objectives aimed at improving our overall environmental performance.