Michels Canada Honoured for Top Safety Culture
Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada (PLCAC) regular member Michels Canada Co. (Michels Canada) was recently named the Gold Winner for Canada’s Best Health & Safety Culture in the 2021 Canada’s Safety Employers Awards.
“This recognition is a testament to everyone at Michels Canada, whether they wear a hard hat and work in the field or provide critical support services from our offices and yards,” said Shannon Caron, Director of Health, Safety and Environment. “Our culture is built on the complete commitment to health and safety every minute of every day. We share a passion for continuously improving our safety culture and never taking it for granted.”
The PLCAC and Michels Canadasupport Canada’s prosperous future by constructing safe, reliable infrastructure solutions to serve the public’s energy, water and wastewater needs. Regardless of size or location, all projects are focused on doing what is suitable for the people, Michels Canada customers, the communities in which we work, and our country.
The WSIB Award for Canada’s Best Health & Safety Culture is presented each year to the organization with the country’s strongest health and safety culture. “We strive to create an environment where each and every employee goes home safely every day,” said Dean Cowling, President, Michels Canada. “A national award recognizing what we accomplish each day is a source of great pride for all of us at Michels Canada.”
Michels Canada’s safety culture starts with the support of the Michels family and senior leadership and extends to all employees. Safety programs include a universal Stop Work Promise, specialized training programs, and an expectation for all employees to guard the health and safety of themselves and those around them.