Canadian Grass Roots Inc. has been serving Western Canada since August 2011. Oil & gas, pulp & paper, power & utilities are some of the industries that benefit from the services CGR has to offer. CGR has key employees that possess over 80 years combined experience. We also pride ourselves on providing a safe, professional, and efficient service to our customers. CGR’s policy is “Safety first, safety always” and is dedicated to providing the highest level of commitment and integrity to every customer’s project.
CGR is a full member of Northeastern Alberta Aboriginal Business Association (NAABA) and supports the growing interest of Aboriginal businesses committed to enhance and create and environment which promotes businesses, jobs, and training for the betterment of all native people the region. We are also a certified Canadian Aboriginal Business (CAB). Our company is 51% Aboriginal ownership and local to the Wood Buffalo region.
Our goal of Safety First, Safety Always, is achieved by endorsing the policies, practices and procedures that keep our safety track record among the top in the industry. We operate under the Certificate of Recognition (COR) program granted by the Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA) and employ a Certified OHS Practitioner to manage our HSE program. Elements such as Noise, Spill and Environmental hazards are closely monitored for compliance and continuous improvement.
We are members of PICS, Complyworks and ISNetworld and invite you view our safety profiles by visiting any of these websites and searching us up. Or, see for yourself, the new an innovative approaches we take in health, safety and environmental awareness by observing our crews safety culture on site.
Our success will be based on continuous improvements of services, products and people in a healthy, safe and environmentally sound manner. Our people are our strength. They provide our resource base and determine our integrity, reputation and vitality. Timeliness, teamwork and commitment are our core values. Application of technology is the key to providing added value to our customers. Their recognition of our performance is the measure of our success and our means of achieving sustained growth.
Canadian Grass Roots is committed to the protection and the enhancement of corporate resources, in terms of its personnel, contractors, equipment, the general public, and the Canadian Grass Roots environment.
It is the intent of this statement to provide Canadian Grass Roots employees and contractors a safe healthful place to work, and manage the compliance issues pertaining to all applicable Federal and Provincial Occupational Health, Safety, and Environmental legislation. Additionally Canadian Grass Roots believes in and supports the industry wide Guiding Principles for worker safety.
Canadian Grass Roots shall institute wherever necessary, effective and efficient engineering, administrative, and operational controls to protect our workforce. Training and equipment appropriate to the nature of the hazard will be made available to mitigate both the potential for, and the probability of an incident.
Canadian Grass Roots Management and Employees are jointly responsible for the discharge and fulfillment of the safety obligations inherent to their position. Contractors in the employment of Canadian Grass Roots are requested to attend monthly safety meetings, perform their duties in a safe operationally efficient manner, and inform Canadian Grass Roots of any hazardous material or work process which may adversely impact worker Health and Safety.
The goal of Canadian Grass Roots is to continue to nurture into the new millennium, the traditional business and family values that have led us to success. The management of “Zero Incidents” is an important tool in that objective.