Health & Safety

Vertex is committed to Health and Safety and is in good standing with the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB). We develop a site-specific health and safety plan for every site we work on.

H S gloveAll of our field staff undergo a rigorous health & safety training program which includes:

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)
  • Petroleum Oriented Safety Training (POST)
  • First Aid with CPR training
  • Quantitative Respirator Fit Testing
  • Vertex pump and equipment operation

Sites are unique and often require specialized training. Vertex has filled out numerous Client Pre-Qualifications and has completed other specialized training including:

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  • Confined Space Entry
  • Forklift Operation and Safety
  • Slips, Trips and Falls awareness and prevention
  • CP/CN Contractor Safety
  • Hydro One Contractor Safety
  • Many other site-specific training modules

Vertex carries various insurance policies including the following:

  • Commercial General Liability ($5,000,000)
  • Contractors Pollution Liability ($5,000,000)
  • Professional Liability ($5,000,000)
  • Third Party Liability ($1,000,000)