Health & Safety Programs
EQ prides itself on providing safe and compliant waste management services. We are committed to protecting the environment and ensuring the health and safety of our neighboring communities, our customers and our employees. EQ operates carefully engineered facilities and ensures safety and regulatory compliance.
QEHS Management System
Our comprehensive, company-wide management system, meets or exceeds the requirements of the ISO9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards. The EQMS establishes documented policies and procedures for Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety (QEHS) that all employees and operations follow. The EQMS is an integral part of each employees work functions and day-to-day operations.
"Aim for Blue" Program
"Aim for Blue" measures the performance against EQMS and its QEHS programs. Each division is scored on a monthly basis and is expected to score between 90-100% in eight leading indicators of achievement. This is an efficient and standardized way to meet requirements while improving internal safety and information systems.
EQ is a preferred contractor of ISNetworld, the global resource for connecting corporations with safe, reliable contractors and/or suppliers for capital sensitive industries. EQ is able to achieve this because of our commitment to quality, environmental, health and safety compliance. ISNetworld collects health, safety, procurement, quality and regulatory information designed to meet governmental recordkeeping and owner client requirements. This is an efficient and standardized way to meet requirements while improving internal safety and information systems.
MUST (Management and Unions Serving Together)
EQ is an authorized MUST site and requires its employees to remain current on all 18 safety modules. Employees are also required to submit to annual, random, and for cause drug testing through the MUST program.