Safety

Our members hold the key to safety at the Co-op Refinery.

Nothing is more important to Refinery workers than safety. Our top goal is to keep our neighbours, our co-workers, and our Refinery safe. Our Refinery is more complex than most others. It requires years, not hours, of experience to run this plant safely. Processing fuel is dangerous work – that’s why we are highly trained and highly experienced. Our jobs can’t be done by just anyone.


Scab camp safety

February 25, 2020

” “When you shine a light on the Co-op’s practices, it’s clear to see their primary focus is entirely on making money and they have a clear disdain for the safety of it’s locked in managers, which is appalling. ” “

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Top 5 Causes for Injury:

  • Contact with objects and equipment
  • Bodily reaction and exertion
  • Falls
  • Exposure to harmful substance or environments
  • Transportation accidents

Top 5 Hazards at the Refinery:

  • Fires
  • Explosions
  • Gas Releases
  • Carcinogens
  • Toxic chemicals