Health and Safety

Committed to Safety

At Helix IT the Health and Safety of our employees, customers, job sites, the public and the environment is our #1 priority. Our goal is to be an industry leader in our HS&E program and we strive to attain an injury- and incident-free work place.

Helix IT employs two full time National Construction Safety Officers (NCSO) to educate our employees and maintain and continually grow our HS&E programs, policies, and safe work practices. Our ownership and management participate in the Leadership for Safety Excellence program.


The management of Helix IT Inc. is committed to providing a safe, healthy environment at all of our operating locations.  We are dedicated to identifying, correcting and preventing health, safety and environmental hazards that could adversely affect our employees, customers or the public.

Management is committed to ensuring that all applicable regulatory health, safety and environmental protection requirements are complied with and that adequate resources are provided to ensure the health and safety of our employees as well as the preservation of the environment.

It is our policy to provide a healthy and safe work environment for employees at every level through awareness and prevention of occupational injuries and illness.

The objective of our company Health and Safety Program is to eliminate work-related accidents, injuries and illness and to promote health and safety in every task undertaken by employees on behalf of the company.


Our company is committed to delivering safe, reliable services in an environmentally responsible manner to the clients that we serve.  We are committed to pollution prevention, the conservation of resources and the continual improvement of our environmental management systems and performance.


Helix IT Inc. is committed to:

  • Compliance with all levels of environmental legislation, regulations and accepted standards of environmental protection;
  • Providing information on key environmental issues related to company operations to our Clients;
  • Supporting community-oriented environmental initiatives and programs;
  • Providing employees with the information necessary to make informed decisions and ensuring all employees recognize and understand their responsibility to follow Helix IT Inc.’s environmental policies and procedures;
  • Updating our environmental responsibility policy on a regular basis and setting environmental targets, objectives and programs accordingly.

All our employees go through D&A testing upon hiring as well as abide by our D&A policy of pre access testing, incident testing, and just cause testing.

Our employees are trained in just some of the following areas.

First AID / CPR Confined Space
Elevated Work Platform Fall Arrest
WHIMIS Ground Disturbance
OSSA Safe Work Permitting High Voltage Substation Awareness
H2S Alive Gas Monitoring

Helix holds hold more than the minimum requirements for health and safety in the various regions across Canada in which we work and we have received recognition from Suncor for safety integration. 

Helix is an associate member of the Alberta Construction Safety Association.

Helix IT is an approved contractor with the following organizations:

Avetta (formerly PICS)
CQ Network (formerly Canqual)
CQN Advantage

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