Health and Safety Policy

We are committed to safeguarding the health and well-being of our employees, contractors and visitors by creating and maintaining a safe working environment.


  • All injuries and occupational illnesses are preventable
  • Health and safety is a top priority and an integral part of our business and decision-making
  • Management is ultimately responsible for workplace health and safety
  • Safe operating practices are a shared responsibility among management, employees, contractors and visitors
  • Employees and contractors are accountable for their safety and that of fellow workers
  • Working safely is a condition of employment
  • Sharing best practices improves performance


  • Design safe facilities
  • Continually review and improve processes and procedures
  • Identify hazards and assess risks
  • Develop, implement and enforce safe work practices
  • Ensure all facilities comply with applicable laws and regulations
  • Provide employees with information and training to work safely
  • Require employees and contractors to execute their work in accordance with legislative requirements and Norbord policy
  • Establish and monitor health and safety objectives
  • Take action to prevent recurrence of incidents
  • Implement health and safety management systems to continually improve performance
  • Conduct health and safety audits
  • Report health and safety performance to senior management, the Board of Directors, shareholders, employees, and the public