Ciment Quebec considers its personnel as its most important asset, the soul of the group.
Health, safety and physical integrity are therefore an integral part of the priorities considered essential to the positive and sustainable development of our group and thus are as important as the priorities related to productivity, efficiency, quality and environment.
Ciment Quebec considers that occupational illnesses and injuries are preventable.
Conscious that the health and safety at work question is a dynamic element of its daily activities and therefore constantly evolving, Ciment Quebec undertakes to:
Despite the will and efforts of the management, the success of this Corporate Policy regarding to the Health and Safety at Work is however built on the governing principle stating that the personnel is the key element regarding Health and Safety at Work and, consequently, that each individual must conduct himself in such a way to avoid causing any accident, both to him and to its colleagues.
Reaching the best possible performance in occupational health and safety is a firm commitment for the shareholders, administrators and senior management of Ciment Quebec Inc. (CQI). It must also be a daily priority in all aspects for all employees in the Group. For this purpose, many measures have beenimplemented to reach our goal of zero preventable accidents.
In addition to CQI’s policy on OHS, its ready-mixed concrete divisions, Unibeton, Beton Mercier, Beton Miroc and Beton 640 are committed to respecting the guidelines and recommendations of the Association Béton Québec (ABQ) under the commitment policy for ready-mixed concrete producers regarding occupational health and safety.
With compilation of data from more than 90% of cement plants in Canada and the United States, CQI recorded 4 542 469 hours without an accident with loss of time.
Ciment Québec inc. is an integrated cement producer with divisions in cement, ready-mix concrete and agregates. Ciment Québec Inc. (CQI) has one of the most modern cement plant in North-America. CQI and its numerous divisions are active in Québec, Ontario, the Maritimes provinces and the United States. More than 700 experienced and competent persons work every day to make the highest quality products and offer the best service there is to its clients. This confirms and strengthens the commitment to excellence of CQI.