Health & Safety Program
Archimidis Building Maintenance Inc. insists on providing a safe and healthy
work environment for its employees.
The company actively complies with all requirements and procedures
established by the Occupational Health & Safety Act, and adhere to all other relevant government
Every Archmidis employee is
responsible for ensuring health and safety of their workplace. Employees must observe safe and efficient work
practices, and are obligated to report any safety hazards or possible contraventions to the Occupational Health
& Safety Act.Supervisors are required to take
every reasonable to ensure employee safety.
All supervisors and management are required to ensure employees follow
appropriate safety procedures, wear protective gear as necessary, and to take every precaution to protect
Archimidis Building Maintenance Inc. stresses the importance of health and safety in the workplace through a
variety of techniques, including:
- Creating effective
communication documents highlighting health and safety issues
- Training on-site to
ensure appropriate skills and techniquires are utilized
- Ensuring each employee
understands and takes responsibility for their own safety.
- Developing health
& safety standards for new methods, processes and equipment.
causality of and accident to ensure non reoccurrence.
Inspections of every
building are conducted at least monthly, to ensure compliance with company and government health and safety
requirements. Workplace Inspection forms are completed upon each
Archimidis Building Maintenance Inc.’s executives are responsible for thought
leadership in all facts of the business, including health & safety. Company responsibilities include:
Establishing health & safety polices.
Fostering a company culture which insists onsupporting
health and safety regulations.
training to avoid accidents.
Developing communication tools that effectively highlight all
relevant health and safety
Archimidis Building Maintenance Inc.’s supervisors are responsible for overseeing
the work conducted in their area(s), ensuring compliance with all aspects of the Occupational Health &
Safety Act. In addition, supervisor responsibilities
Providing employees with the necessary knowledge and skills to safely carry out their
Ensuring employees have the proper equipment and tools
to perform their duties.
Ensuring all equipment
and tools are in safe working condition.
Reinforcing company polices on health and
Role modeling appropriate
Archimidis Building Maintenance Inc.’s employees are responsible for
performing their duties in a safe efficient manner while maintaining the health and safety standards of their
work space. In addition, employee responsibly
Applying their skills and knowledge to ensure workplace health & safety is
Wearing proper equipment and tools while performing
Reporting and defective
equipment or tools immediately.
Complying with company polices on health and
Maintenance Inc. seeks to ensure that all of its employees are protected from health hazards and from accidental
injury on the job. To reduce the incidence of work related injuries
the following polices and rules must be observed.
- MSDS forms must be
accessible at all times.
- All trigger spray
bottles of taggle top bottles must contain a printed, water proof legible
- Mixing of products is
prohibited products must be used in strict accordance with manufacturer’s directions use of unauthituzed products is prohibited,
- Do no leave cleaning
equipment unattended; unplug electrical equipment from wall sockets or other electrical outlets when left
unattended; store unused equipment,
- Protective footwear,
gloves, and glasses must be worn as required.
- Smoking is prohibited
during work time; smoking is permitted during authorized breaks and within approved smoking areas
- Warning & Wet
Floor signs are to be used whenever necessary to warn staff and tenants of hazard potential associated with
Access to buildings after hours is restricted to those with express
authority to enter and proof of identification, unless otherwise stated in writing.
Exit Doors are to remain barrier free; report any exit door which is
blocked, chained or padlocked to your supervisor.
Box & Trash Storage:
Trash and boxes are not to be stored in janitor closets, electrical
rooms or telephone switching rooms; trash must be kept away from water heaters and HVAC
Buckets & Mops:
Buckets are to be emptied and mops removed and hung in mop racks to
Attention is to be paid to sounded fire alarms exit the building in a
coal & orderly fashion; do not use elevators & check for heat on exit door when descending the
Keep janitor closet clean and organized at all
Trash must not be pushed down into any container without the use of a
solid object between the trash and the cleaners’ hands.
Power outlets devoid of a cover plate must not be used broken or loose
power outlets require proper grounding plug prior to use.
Hard sole shoes are to be worn while working to protect soles and toes
Never pick up liquid with a dry vacuum cleaner.
To protect employee and to protect the property of building owners and
tenants, the following rules must be observed;
1. You are responsible for the keys which you receive allowing you to enter your
work area(s); keep them on your person at all times during the work period; return keys at the end of your
2. Work in single areas to minimize the number of locked doors left open at a
given time, relock doors when you leave.
3. Do not allow anyone in or out while you are working in your area ( this is the
responsibility of building security).
4. Report any irregularities, such as broken windows, door locks, etc. to your
5. Give any found items to your supervisor.
6. Do not use any supplies, tools and equipment belonging to building owners or
7. Do not open desk, drawers, filing cabinets, & storage closets, nor remove
anything from the client’s premises.
8. Remain in your designated work area(s): do not meander around the building or
go onto other floors.