Health & Safety
The Company strives to be a model steward of the environment and an
exemplary corporate citizen. The Company is committed to
developing and operating its projects in full compliance with recognized
international and local environmental standards. The Company aims
to minimize impacts to the air, land, water, and wildlife where it
currently operates and where it will eventually operate.
Furthermore, the Company has a proactive philosophy regarding relations
with the communities and foments constructive dialogue with stakeholders
as well as supports local programs that enhance the quality of life.
Orvana is committed to involving the stakeholders where it works. The
Company operates under three governing principles:
- Orvana will be a model
- Orvana is committed to minimizing
he impact and footprint of any operation
- Orvana is committed to maximizing
local services and labour
Orvana’s priority is to operate in full compliance with all local
regulatory requirements and permits, and supports the goal of
environmentally sustainable economic development. The Company is
committed to developing and operating its projects in full compliance
with recognized international and local standards.In furtherance of this
commitment, the Company regularly implements programs to
protect and enhance natural habitats and sensitive species including
reclamation efforts, reforestation efforts and the establishment of
water sources for wildlife.
Health & Safety
At Orvana, we are committed to performing every job in a safe and
healthy manner. Orvana expects all employees and contractors to work in
accordance with Company safety and occupational health management
policies for the benefit of each one of our colleagues, families,
communities and business. Through the Orvana Safety and Health System,
we provide the equipment, training and resources necessary to enable
employees to work safely. Our goal is to have every employee go home in
good health and uninjured, after every shift, each and every day.
The Company is actively involved in the areas of education, sanitation,
purchasing of local goods and services and generally working with
communities to contribute to and to improve their standard of living. It
is committed to developing programs that are sustainable and will outlive
the life at any mine operation.
For Environmental and Community Relations activities specific to
projects, see the projects section of this website.