Nichols Environmental considers the safety and well-being of our employees a core value of the company. Workplace hazard assessments and controls are included in every project. As a commitment to Health and Safety, Nichols Environmental undertook an extensive safety evaluation to achieve a Certificate of Recognition from Alberta Labour (Certificate No. 20050225-9807) in 2001. Additionally, Nichols Environmental is a member with full compliance to the standards outlined by ISNetworld, Avetta (formerly PICS Auditing) and Comply Works.
Our employees work in a cooperative spirit with all clients to ensure the safety of all worksite personnel.
All Nichols Environmental employees and subcontractors must complete a hazard assessment prior to commencing any site project work.
Nichols Environmental staff continually upgrade their safety training, which includes:
- First Aid
- Ground Disturbance (Level II)
- Defensive driving
- Fire safety
Key personnel working in the upstream oil and gas industry also receive:
- H2S Alive
- Confined Space Entry and Rescue
- OSHA 40 Hour HAZWOPER
Our safety objective for every project is to complete the work using safe procedures and behaviors, resulting in zero injuries or near-miss incidents. Through our commitment of all staff and management our incident rate is ZERO, with no lost time incidents or injuries for the last five years.