We place an extraordinary focus on health and safety performance.
We provide health and safety systems, processes, equipment and training for all ERM employees, enabling our work to be performed in a responsible manner. Every ERM employee and contractor is required to be an active participant in managing the safe execution of our work.
ERM has a health and safety program that focuses on the ongoing health and safety of everyone involved in and impacted by our work - including ERM employees, clients, contractors, as well as communities and the public local to our program sites.
We recognize that our daily actions - whether they are performed at ERM offices, remote project sites, industrial facilities, active construction sites or from employees’ homes - require diligent and comprehensive planning and management to achieve our ultimate goal of ZERO harm. Our global tools and systems support continuous improvement as we work on complex projects, often in increasingly challenging environments. We bring our health and safety expertise to every project, regardless of size.
Read ERM's Health, Safety and Environmental Policy Statement
ERM’s Safety Management System (SMS), which follows the PLAN - DO - CHECK - ACT scheme, is based on the OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 international standards and has been designed to:
- Identify and quantify health, safety and environmental risk;
- Implement consistent mitigation tools;
- Verify the degree and success of implementation across all business units; and
- Drive continuous improvement in our health, safety and environmental performance.
The SMS provides a holistic, comprehensive and systematic approach that ensures our safety systems are integrated into existing and planned business processes.
We are focused on improving our safety performance through monitoring key indicators, holding leaders accountable and empowering all employees. We track a number of companywide indicators, which help us identify improvement opportunities for our approach and processes at a local, regional and global level.
Learn more in our Sustainability Report 2018