Health & Safety
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Health and Safety
The focus on trust and transparency amongst our staff combined with our strong health and safety culture keeps the work environment engaging and fosters a shared commitment to look out for one another. Over the years, DMC has established a reputation for safety, built on the cardinal rules we maintain, the company leadership and our dedicated employees who practice a process of continuous improvement through in-house safety / technical training and leadership development. This defines our fundamental approach to managing and controlling workplace hazards and risk.
We believe innovation and solution-focused technology is the future to building a consistent, robust health and safety culture. Our performance at its highest level is about challenging the norm, implementation of the right plans, focused training and utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and technology.
DMC has developed a Smart Mine Solutions program to improve workplace safety and enhance existing systems. This innovation delivers technology at the work front where hand held digital tablets provide:
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The Story So Far
WSN award for Lowest medical injury performance
WSN excellence audit award
Workplace Safety North 2018 President’s Award for Safety in Canada
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Mental Health Initiative
Our HSC team is a driving force to building a healthier, more productive and safer work environments – not only for DMC but with industry partners as well. Our VP of Safety and Sustainability speaks about the initiatives in place and how it is branching out to further companies.
Learn about DMC’s Mental Health First Aid Course, and how it is branching out to help other companies in our industry.
Reducing Our Impact
We are committed to protecting the environment. DMC has provided mining services in ecologically sensitive areas of the world, where the interface between geology and botany, and mining and conservation is critical. Our commitment and approach in ensuring the protection of our natural environment is uncompromising across all projects, big or small. We are constantly leveraging technology and innovation to reduce our impact on the environment and continuously striving to achieve zero harm.
As a premier mining services contractor, we are proactive in continuous improvement and the successful implementation of:
Community and Social License
Our Corporate Social Responsibility mandate is the foundation of our commitment to you as partners, to internal and external stakeholders, company values and goals, communities, partnerships and the promotion of responsible environmental and community stewardship, that will contribute to our client’s capacity to earn and maintain its social license.
We will help maintain the health and wellness of your community and a sustainable environment. We are focused in fostering strong community engagement and to be valued as a trusted business partner.
We will maintain the highest standards of integrity and corporate governance to achieve excellence in daily operations, and to promote confidence in our systems. We will conduct our business in an open, honest and ethical manner.
We recognize the importance of protecting our human, financial, physical, informational, social, environmental and reputational assets, not only for DMC but for our clients as well, and we will actively participate in maintaining a positive social license in the communities where we work.
DMC’s commitment to protecting the health and safety of all individuals affected by our activities is at the center of our core values and beliefs and is the foundation of sustaining our social license – achieving “Zero Harm”. Our values and efforts are dedicated to implementing systems and promote a work environment that supports the health and wellbeing of any individual and community in which we operate.