We are committed to constantly conducting our operations in a way that ensures a healthy and safe work environment.
Therefore, every day, our workers must follow and apply the following three steps to operate on our site:
Is it safe
Does it respect
the environment and
Once the first two steps
have been confirmed,
operations may proceed.
In 2019, CMM posted a combined frequency of 1.12, meaning that for each 200,000 hours of work, there were 1.12 work incidents resulting in lost time or a temporary assignment of CMM or contractor employees.
This was CMM’s third-best health and safety performance ever.
The principles of the Québec Mining Association’s (QMA) Supervisory Formula are applied daily and our workers use the work card as a support, compilation and monitoring tool to ensure worker safety.
Our Health and Safety Prevention Program is designed to eliminate or control risks to employees’ health, safety, and physical well-being at their source. We have an action plan that is updated periodically in order to improve health and safety practices.
The objectives of the Health and Safety Prevention Program are to:
The awareness- and training-oriented Prevention Program has five areas of activity:
Labour and management members of the Health and Safety Committee follow a collaborative approach. In this way, the Committee is an amalgamation of employees’ knowledge of practices, the overarching vision of managers, and the Company’s general procedures. The Committee, which acts as a consultant to managers, executives and teams, meets about ten times a year.