As per the compliance to the Mine Health and Safety Act and the commitment to the SHEQ Policy, Canyon Coal develops implements and maintains management systems to manage Safety, Health, Environment and Quality issues. Canyon Coal is committed to promoting a safe, healthy and productive work environment and shares the understanding that chronic diseases have social, economic, employment and human rights implications.
Canyon Coal implements an HIV/AIDS Program which aims to provide support within the ambit of creating a supportive, non-threatening environment and referring affected employees to the relevant professional authorities.
The HIV/AIDS Program provides all employees access to:
• Information, education and communication
• Preventative methods
• Health services for the management of STD’s
• Treatment and counselling
• Personal protective equipment for employees that may potentially be exposed to blood or blood products within their working capacity
• Support for both infected and affected employees
Canyon Coal is committed to promoting a pleasant and productive work environment where individual rights, dignity and respect of each employee are respected. This includes the right to work in an environment which is free from conduct of harassment or an abusive nature. As per its commitment to the Sexual Harassment Policy, in order to maintain the atmosphere of mutual respect, Canyon Coal does not condone or tolerate any conduct characterised as sexual harassment.
Canyon Coal is committed to promoting a healthier, cleaner, safer and more pleasant working environment through its compliance to the Smoke-Free Policy.
As per the compliance to the Mine Health and Safety Act and the commitment to the SHEQ Policy, Canyon Coal develops implements and maintains management systems to manage Safety, Health, Environment and Quality issues.