The City of Fort St. John is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for its employees, contract workers and visitors with the goal of preventing injuries, illnesses, property damage and damage to the environment. In order to satisfy this commitment, the City maintains a health and safety program consisting of policies, procedures, equipment, facilities and other resources designed to protect worker health and safety. Education and training form the cornerstone of the City’s health and safety program, backed by regular inspection, program review and ongoing supervision and support.
Through the active participation of managers, supervisors, workers and the Joint Occupational Health and Safety (JOHS) Committee, the City promotes healthy and safe work practices and attitudes as integral parts of its operations.
The City is presently working towards achieving the B.C. Municipal Safety Association Certificate of Recognition with the goal of attaining certification in the spring of 2014.