Safety, Health and Product Safety Policies

It is ExxonMobil Canada’s policy to conduct its business in a manner that protects the safety of employees, others involved in its operations, customers and the public. ExxonMobil Canada will strive to prevent all accidents, injuries and occupational illnesses through the active participation of every employee. We are committed to continuous efforts to identify and eliminate or manage safety risks associated with its activities.

Safety

It is ExxonMobil Canada’s policy to:

  • Design and maintain facilities, establish management systems, provide training, and conduct operations in a manner that safeguards people and property;
  • Respond quickly, effectively, and with care to emergencies or accidents resulting from its operations, cooperating with industry organizations and authorized government agencies;
  • Comply with all applicable laws and regulations, and apply responsible standards where laws and regulations do not exist; Work with government agencies and others to develop responsible laws, regulations and standards based on sound science and consideration of risk;
  • Conduct and support research to extend knowledge about the safety effects of its operations, promptly applying significant findings and, as appropriate, sharing them with employees, contractors, government agencies and others who might be affected;
  • Stress to all employees, contractors and others working on its behalf their responsibility and accountability for safe performance on the job and encourage safe behavior off the job;
  • Undertake appropriate reviews and evaluations of its operations to measure progress and to ensure compliance with this policy.

Health

It is ExxonMobil Canada’s policy to:

  • Identify and evaluate health risks related to its operations that potentially affect its employees, contractors or the public;
  • Implement programs and appropriate protective measures to control such risks, including appropriate monitoring of its potentially affected employees;
  • Communicate in a reasonable manner to potentially affected individuals or organizations and the scientific community knowledge about health risks gained from its health programs and related studies;
  • Determine at the time of employment and thereafter, as appropriate, the medical fitness of employees to do their work without undue risk to themselves or others;
  • Provide or arrange for medical services necessary for the treatment of employee occupational illness or injuries and for the handling of medical emergencies;
  • Comply with all applicable laws and regulations and apply responsible standard where laws and regulations do not exist;
  • Work with government agencies and others to develop responsible laws, regulations and standards based on sound science and consideration of risk;
  • Conduct and support research to extend knowledge about the health effects of its operations;
  • Undertake appropriate reviews and evaluations of its operations to measure progress and to ensure compliance with this policy;
  • Provide voluntary health promotion programs designed to enhance employees’ well being, productivity and personal safety. These programs should supplement, but not interfere with, the responsibility of employees for their own health care or their relationship with personal physicians. Information about employees obtained through the implementation of these programs should be considered confidential and should not be revealed to non-medical personnel except at the request of the employee concerned, when required by law, when dictated by overriding public health considerations, or when necessary to implement the guidelines of the Alcohol and Drug Use Policy.

Product Safety

It is ExxonMobil Canada’s policy to:

  • Identify and manage risks associated with its products and not manufacture or sell products when it is not possible through proper design, procedures and practices to provide an appropriate level of safety for people and the environment;
  • Specify precautions required in handling, transporting, using and disposing of its products and take reasonable steps to communicate them to employees, customers and others who might be affected;
  • Comply with all applicable laws and regulations and apply responsible standards where laws and regulations do not exist;
  • Work with government agencies and others, as appropriate, to develop responsible laws, regulations and standards based on sound science and consideration of risk; Include identification and control of potentially adverse health, safety and environmental effects as priority considerations in the planning and development of products;
  • Conduct and support research to extend knowledge about the health, safety and environmental effects of its products, promptly applying significant findings and, as appropriate, sharing them with its employees, contractors, customers, the scientific community, government agencies and the public;
  • Undertake appropriate reviews and evaluations of its operations to measure progress and to ensure compliance with this policy.

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