Safety

Cogent is committed to creating safe work environments for its team members. People are Cogent’s most important asset and places a premium on ensuring their safety, as well as, the safety of any partner, contractor, or vendor who visit one of our sites, and the assets employed. We understand that our long-term business success depends on our ability to continually improve the quality of our services, while protecting people and the environment. We place significant emphasis on ensuring human health, operational safety, environmental protection, quality enhancement and community goodwill.

We require the active commitment to, and accountability for, HSE (Health, Safety, and Environment) from all employees and contractors. Line management has a leadership role in the communication and implementation of, and ensuring compliance with, HSE policies and standards. Our goal is to eliminate all injuries and incidents by creating a culture of prevention. Cogent’s HSE commitments include:

  • Protect, and strive for improvement of, the health, safety, security and environment at all times
  • Eliminate non-conformances and HSE accidents
  • Meet specified customer requirements and ensure continuous customer satisfaction
  • Set HSE performance objectives, measure results, assess and continually improve processes, services and quality, through the use of an effective management system
  • Plan for, respond to, and recover from any emergency, crisis and business disruption
  • Minimize our impact on the environment through pollution prevention
  • Apply our technical skills to all HSE aspects in the design and engineering of our services
  • Communicate openly and ensure an understanding of our HSE policies, standards, programs and performance, while rewarding outstanding HSE performance

Cogent reviews and updates its health and safety policies on a regular basis to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulartions, and based on the operational activities taking place at one of our facilities.