Health and Safety
The health and safety of our employees is the Airport Authority’s top priority. We adhere to the highest standards for employee health and safety, and we work hard to continually build our strong safety culture. The orgnization works hard to continually build and promote a safe work environment through a number of initiatives, including:
The Airport Authority’s Wellness Program, now in its eleventh year, is an incentive-based program that promotes physical fitness, nutrition and overall wellness.
The Airport Authority empowers employees to identify hazards in our workplace, and as a result, we endeavor to reduce the frequency and severity of injuries and health problems in our daily work. We did not receive any health and safety non-compliances from either Human Resources and Skills Development Canada or from WorkSafeBC in 2012.
One of the ways we measure health and safety performance is by tracking any injuries that occurred on the job that resulted in an employee missing work. There were five lost-time injuries in 2012, which resulted in 34 lost-time days at the Airport Authority. Our target for each of these indicators is zero.