RAM’s Guiding Safety Principles

RAM has updated its new Guiding Safety Principles to better suit our growing company. Taking the first letter from each word, the principles spell RAM CARES.

R – Respect

RAM prides itself on a safety culture built on respect. All HSE issues are handled with the utmost care, diligence, privacy and respect for the reporting or involved parties.

A – Accountability

At RAM, accountability means more than just doing our job. It includes an obligation to make things safer, to pursue HSE excellence, and to do things in ways that further the HSE goals of our organization. Our commitment to safety begins at the highest levels of the company. At RAM we understand that effective leadership and teamwork from all lines of business is imperative to a successful safety program.

M –Management of Change

RAM is a rapidly growing company, we understand the importance of maintaining awareness to ensure that safety, health and environmental risks are identified and controlled as we continue to build our team of talented professionals.

C – Conduct

At RAM, our conduct defines who we are. Whether we are at the office, or at a project site; safety is our top priority and we ensure we are following all safety policies, rules and requirements.

A – Advancement

RAM is committed to maintaining a proactive approach to the development and maintenance of our safety program and culture. RAM strives to make continuous advances in industry best practices for safety.

R – Reporting

At RAM, all accidents, incidents, near misses, and unsafe conditions will be reported to the appropriate party in a timely matter. Corrective actions will be created to avoid reoccurrence or prevent further illness, injury or damage.

E – Environmental Stewardship

RAM is committed to protecting the environment by reducing its operational footprint and delivering efficient and sustainable services.

S – Support

RAM supports and empowers their employees to embrace safety as a core value by providing resources for yearly safety training, task specific training, involving employees in the creation of policies and procedures, and encouraging all to take part in the Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee.

According to our Project Health, Safety and Environment Manager Uldis Knox, “These Guiding Safety Principles aren’t just a catchy way to remember some words; RAM embodies this ethos, striving further every day to empower our employees and engage with clients and contractors on project sites to live these principles and share the “RAM CARES” philosophy”.

RAM does not compromise on safety and quality. RAM has an industry leading Operational Health and Safety Program, which is COR certified from the BC Construction Safety Alliance and is in good standing with WorkSafeBC.

Interested in joining RAM? Head over to our careers page to learn more about our available opportunities.