Safety

Beyond All Other Pursuits, We Keep a Safe Work Environment

Our employees work on challenging terrain and drive millions of kilometers every year. Keeping people safe, day in and day out, is the most important thing we do.

Because we insist on high safety and technical standards, Valard has one of the best safety records in the industry. 

Safety Certifications

ISO 45001:2018

Occupational Health and Safety Management System

We're the only 45001 certificate holder in the power line industry! This standard means that Valard has demonstrated a sound occupational health and safety management system that has been certified by an independent auditor.

Certificate of Recognition

A COR is awarded to employers who develop health and safety programs that meet established standards. A COR certificate shows that the employer's health and safety management system has been evaluated by a certified auditor and meets provincial standards.

Safety Designation

Canadian Registered Safety Professionals

Valard is a proud supporter of the Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation. Many of our Health and Safety professionals have achieved this designation.

Drug & Alcohol Policy

The use of drugs or alcohol can impair a person’s judgment and lead to serious consequences on a construction site. Impaired individuals will not be tolerated on Valard Construction sites.

Anyone suspected to be under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs will be immediately escorted out of the work area. That person will be dealt with as dictated by following Valard’s Substance Abuse Program. The program is monitored, maintained and rigorously enforced by the Executive VP of Health, Safety and Environment, the President and the Project Manager.

Quality

Delivering Quality in Every Project

At Valard, we recognize the importance of Quality Assurance processes. They help us to be an efficient and profitable company. Our industry leading standards allow us to provide clients with consistently high quality. When we are successful our clients are successful.

There are two arms of our quality assurance program. The first is our Quality Management System and the second is our Project Quality Plans. Using these tools allows us to carefully follow customer specifications, drawings and documentation. Our process includes a framework for establishing and reviewing quality objectives. Which ensures effective planning, operation and execution of our processes.

Quality Certifications

ISO 9001:2015

Quality Management Systems

ISO 9001 Certification is earned when a company meets quality assurance standards. Our industry leading standards allow us to provide our clients with unparalleled quality. That level of quality ensures their satisfaction and continued success.