safety-policy

Safety

The Halifax Port Authority (HPA) is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for its employees and contractors. Health and safety is HPA’s first priority and will not be compromised for the sake of business interests or operational expediency.

HPA shall meet or exceed the requirements of all applicable legislation and regulations with respect to matters of occupational health and safety in the workplace and will require the same of any contractor it engages.

HPA believes that occupational injuries and illness are preventable and shall ensure its employees are properly equipped and fully trained in all aspects of health and safety related to their duties. HPA further believes that health and safety in the workplace is a shared responsibility and workers are expected to exercise and promote good safety practices.

Karen Oldfield
President & Chief Executive Officer