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Essentra is dedicated to providing a safe and healthy workplace for employees, contractors, and visitors. Appropriate to the nature and scale of our Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) risks, our intent is to control and monitor OH&S hazards. We will maintain our commitment to this policy through continual improvement, prevention of injury and illness. All interested parties will be made aware of their OH&S obligations through continued communication. We will comply with applicable legal and other requirements to which the organization subscribes that relate to OH&S. We will periodically review and revise our OH&S system to ensure compliance.

List of Objectives and Targets for 2014:

  1. Increase the Correction/Preventive Action (CAPA) on time completion rate at 80%
  2. Halving lost time accidents for 2014 and establishing a target Recordable Index Rate (RIR). And communicating the RIR to all employees on the electronic bulletin board.
  3. Increase EHS Participation levels by adding additional EHS presentations by 30% from the prior year 2013. Establish a calendar of events for the year. Create a campaign and post a large posting on the wall to make this a focal point.
  4. Increase hazard reporting within the facility by 60% by implementing a behavioral performance based program to reduce the risk of injuries or accidents.

Vice-President of Operations - David Coughlin

Health and Safety Manager - John Brunner