Genus considers its employees to be its greatest asset. Genus will therefore maintain a health and safety program that conforms to the best practices of similar organizations.
To succeed, such a program must embody the proper attitudes toward injury and illness prevention on the part of both employer and employees. It also requires co-operation in all health and safety matters, not only between management and employees, but also amongst employees and their fellow workers. Only through such a co-operative effort can a safety program in the best interest of all be established and preserved.
Responsibility for health and safety is shared:
- The employer is responsible for leadership in the health and safety program, for its effectiveness and improvement, and for the safeguards required to insure safe conditions.
- Employees are responsible for wholehearted, genuine co-operation with all aspects of the health and safety program, including compliance with all rules and regulations and for continuously practising safety whilst performing their duties.
- Managers are responsible for developing the proper attitude towards health and safety in themselves and those they supervise, and for ensuring that all operations are performed with utmost regard for the health and safety of all personnel involved, including themselves.
It is Genus' objective to establish a health and safety program that will keep the number of injuries and illnesses to a minimum, and to meet the safety requirements set by regulatory authorities.
Employees should contact their managers to view Genus's health and safety manual.