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APPENDIX A Occupational Health & Safety Policy Toronto Hydro Corporation and its affiliates (“Toronto Hydro”), including the City of Toronto’s electricity distributor, is committed to preventing workplace injuries and providing a safe and injury free environment for its employees, contractors, visitors and the public. The Occupational Health & Safety (“OH&S”) Policy applies to all Toronto Hydro employees, and contractors working on behalf of Toronto Hydro. Toronto Hydro’s OH&S core principles are: COMPLIANCE — Toronto Hydro is committed to complying with applicable OH&S legal requirements and other requirements to which the organization subscribes. Toronto Hydro will periodically evaluate compliance with these requirements and report the results to the Board of Directors. CONTINUAL IMPROVEMENT — Toronto Hydro is committed to improving its OH&S management system and overall OH&S performance by setting and reviewing annual OH&S objectives and programs. ENGAGEMENT AND CONSULTATION — Toronto Hydro will, where appropriate, engage and consult with employees and other stakeholders where their workplace safety is involved. Employee involvement is essential. COMMUNICATION — Toronto Hydro will make the OH&S Policy available to the public, and make employees, contractors and suppliers aware of the requirements of the OH&S Policy. ACCOUNTABILITY — Working safely is a condition of employment. All employees, contractors and visitors will be held accountable for their personal safety behaviour and adherence to legislative requirements, established rules, policies and procedures and other instructions. RISK MANAGEMENT — Toronto Hydro will plan work relative to the identified risks and hazards and conduct work with effective barriers and measures in place to reduce risks to an acceptable level. CONTRACTOR MANAGEMENT — Toronto Hydro will select Contractors and Suppliers based on their ability to meet pre-determined health and safety requirements and ensure Contractors and Suppliers are aware of Toronto Hydro’s health & safety rules and policies. Contractors will be held accountable for significant safety incidents, regardless of outcome, which occurs while doing work for Toronto Hydro. INCIDENT INVESTIGATION — Toronto Hydro will report, investigate and implement corrective actions for all OH&S incidents. PERFORMANCE MONITORING — Toronto Hydro will regularly monitor and measure key aspects of OH&S performance, including the extent to which OH&S objectives are met and provide regular reports to management. Management and Supervisors will conduct planned workplace safety inspections on a frequency determined by Toronto Hydro executive and will be held accountable for meeting the requirements. WELLNESS — Toronto Hydro is committed to educating, motivating and empowering their employees to enhance their physical, psychological and emotional health. Anthony Haines — President and Chief Executive Officer Policy Approved: August 16, 2017 Documented annual review on file


Toronto Hydro CR Report 2016
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