VTEK Consultants Inc. is a privately held business that is founded on the principle of fair and honorable business practices through its policies and actions to ensure the health and welfare of every individual who works for or represents VTEK. This includes contributing to the protection of our clients, our communities and our environment by minimizing or eliminating the impact through our design and means of conducting business.
We believe and uphold the principles of respect, equal opportunity and fair treatment of people as our people are our most important asset. Our policies and programs are intended to develop and encourage people to grow and utilize their skills for the betterment of themselves, our clients and our community. To improve the quality of life for all and the protection of our environment is our ultimate objective.
Our business is built on several principles that govern our actions and decisions and is represented in our Health, Safety and Environment Policy.
The health and safety of our employees and stakeholders is a priority at VTEK, as demonstrated by our "Zero Accident" program. VTEK’s Safety Management System, policies and safe work practices are designed to eliminate the potential of a safety related incident. This includes the protection of assets through prudent design and sound engineering practices.
VTEK’s culture is to promote and encourage active participation in all aspects regarding Health, Safety and the Environment to ensure hazards or potential risks are identified and immediately addressed. All potential hazards are mitigated to as low as reasonably practicable.
VTEK provides the necessary training, as tools and equipment to its employees to ensure that they have had basic understanding about safety. Rules, regulations, policies, safe work practices, right to work, are communicated and expected to be followed. This starts with extensive orientation and mentorship with senior management support.
Before undertaking of any work a safety road map or plan must be developed and applied utilizing the Safety Management System.
Designs are systematically evaluated to ensure the work can be executed safely and the asset can be operated safely.
Each employee and stakeholder is expected to take ownership to ensure a safe work culture and work place exists that is supported at all levels of VTEK. No business objective is more important that the safety of employees, our clients, our community and our environment.
VTEK recognizes and acknowledges every employee is valuable and an important attribute to the success of VTEK and ultimate our clients. They contribute and drive the organization to success. The safety and well-being of people and the ability to work in a respectful meaningful environment free of discrimination is of the highest priority for VTEK. To govern ourselves VTEK follows the following principles to shape its policies and govern its business:
We are strongly committed to conserving and protecting the environment through our business practices and our designs. It is integral part of our business operations. VTEK’s strategy in its operation and designs is to achieve:
VTEK will employ management systems and procedures specifically designed to ensure responsible use of resources, minimize the use of hazardous materials, energy and other natural resources, to minimize the generation of waste, and to enable recycling and reuse of materials. For example, VTEK is continually “greening” its business by:
VTEK will promote participation and communicate our commitment to responsible environmental management by promoting environmental responsibility among our employees; by providing the necessary training and support to enable them to implement this policy; by informing suppliers of our environmental policy and encouraging them to adopt effective environmental management practices; and by soliciting input from our employees, suppliers, stakeholders and clients in meeting our environmental goals.
Our designs go beyond respecting Environmental Rules regulations and standards. VTEK challenges itself to find more efficient ways to reduce the project life cycle imprint to the environment. Reduce waste through efficient designs and energy efficient products. When designing, environmental risks and impacts are assessed with suitable and sufficient controls implemented to avoid or minimize any adverse impacts.
VTEK will continually challenge ourselves to seek opportunities to improve our environmental performance though its designs and operating procedures.