Health and Safety Management Program and Certificate of
Ensuring the health and safety of every
person at Murray’s or
around its equipment, whether management, employees, visitors,
workers at other sites or the general public, is paramount at
Murray’s. For this reason, over the period of approximately a
year and a half, Murray’s
management produced and developed a Health and Safety Management
Program, which is now instituted in all our operations. We have
received our Certification of Recognition (COR) in Health and
Safety from our certifying partner, the Alberta Motor Transport
Association (AMTA), co-signed by Alberta Human Resources and
Employment. As part of this program, two of our senior staff
act as internal auditors, making sure that all aspects of the
program are actively upheld. The COR program is also recognized
by WCB, which they support by a premium reduction program for
The components of the program in health and
safety which must be met to be certified include:
Management Leadership and Organizational Commitment
Hazard Identification Assessment
Qualifications Orientation and Training
Accident and Incident Investigations
and Safety Policy Statement
Murray Trucking Inc. maintains extensive and effective safety
and maintenance programs, ensuring that we employ the safest
drivers and utilize the safest vehicles.
Our drivers take advantage of professional driver improvement
courses offered in-house as well as by various trucking
associations. Our drivers also benefit from programs that focus
on developing attitudes that ensure safe driving.
Murray’s is committed to ensuring that all employees receive the
training that they need to perform their jobs in a manner which
will not endanger their safety or the safety of others.
The Management of
Murray’s Trucking is focused on recognizing and adhering to all applicable
legislation, including Canada’s National Code, Occupational
Health and Safety Legislation, WHMIS and TDG Regulations.
We are committed to a Health and Safety Management System that
protects our staff, individuals who enter onto our property,
contractors, and the general public.
Employees at all levels are responsible and accountable for the
company’s health and safety performance. Active participation
by everyone, everyday, in every job is necessary for the safety
excellence this company expects.
Management will set an example and provide leadership in the
health and safety system. Management will set Health and Safety
Policy and Work Procedures and provide proper equipment. They
will promote safe work conditions and procedures and utilize
performance management when required. Employees are responsible
for following all procedures, being aware of their
responsibilities for health and safety and participating in the
program. Specific responsibilities for heath and safety are
outlined in our Health and Safety Manual.
It is our belief that all accidents and personal
injuries are preventable. Together we will achieve a safe and
healthful work environment that protects the well being of
Murray’s Trucking Inc.’s
employees and the public.