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Health & safety

Safety is at the heart of everything we do at FortisBC.  We promote public and employee health and safety in all our operation and construction activities.

Health and safety practices

Some of our health and safety practices include the following:

  • conducting independent safety and environmental audits
  • developing integrated risk management processes 
  • maintaining, updating and testing emergency response plans 
  • working with external agencies and communities to develop and coordinate emergency response procedures
  • having an integrated emergency management system
  • improving training and enhancing skills of staff, with a focus on accident/illness prevention
  • promoting the safe use of natural gas

Safety and environmental policy

FortisBC is committed to conducting its business in a safe and environmentally responsible manner. 

We have strict policies in effect and have adopted guiding principles that ensure employee safety and the safe and efficient use of natural gas. ​


 Learn more about safety regulations