Health & Safety

Experience Brass Inc. Health & Safety Standards

Our Health & Safety Commitment

Brass Inc. is highly focused on the health and safety of our employees and customers and we make every effort to provide a safe and healthy work environment.

Working together our employees are dedicated to the continuing objective of reducing the risk of injury by following safe work practices using common sense, good judgment and the appropriate protective equipment. We believe in the prevention of workplace injuries through training for all our workers. The success of our safety is a result of our dedication, commitment, involvement and participation of all personnel working together.

Work Area Safety

Safety is our number one priority at Brass Inc, without exceptions. Our training includes work area protection and our trucks are inspected prior to each day’s work. A detailed tailboard talk sheet is logged before each job begins to recognize any hazards that may be involved so that everyone can work safely.

Traffic Planning

Our training includes traffic protection from the Ontario Traffic Control Manual or Book 7. Where specific requirements for cones, flags, barriers and traffic personnel is applied prior to each job beginning so our work zones are safe.

Our Training

  • First aid CPR/AED
  • Bell excavating and trenching module
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations
  • Traffic protection (Book 7)
  • Trenching and shoring
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • EUSA Equipotential grounding and bonding
  • EUSA Basic electrical safety awareness and rules
  • Confined space entry
  • Hydrovac Operator Competency and Equipment Training
  • Fall protection
  • Excavating with Hydrovacs in the vicinity of underground electrical plant
  • Guideline for excavation in the vicinity of utility lines
  • Safe work practices

Certifications, Associations, and Programs

ORCGA - Ontario Regional Common Ground Alliance

ORCGA Member

“Working Together for a Safer Ontario” – the Ontario Regional Common Ground Alliance (ORCGA) is an organization promoting efficient and effective damage prevention for Ontario’s underground infrastructure.

IHSA - Infrastructure Health and Safety Association

IHSA Member

Infrastructure Health & Safety Association (IHSA) is a leader in health and safety education. They provide safety solution for those performing high-risk activities through hands-on methods including training, auditing, and evaluation.

ISNetworld Member Contractor

ISN helps qualified contractor members connect with clients that are hiring all over the world.

Dig Safe

Dig Safe

Addresses all elements of the damage prevention process and teaches users how to dig with care.

EUSA Trained

An extensive training program for electrical workers to gain the essential knowledge of the application of electrical and utility safety rules.

LiUNA Member

LiUNA Local 183 is the largest Construction Local Union in North America.

The Brass Standard

Since the year 2000, businesses have trusted us to provide reliable and independent hydro excavation, directional drilling, core drilling and industrial cleaning services. We’ve since expanded to offer our customers more services. Brass Inc. now provides dredging and dewatering.

We go above and beyond expectations and we’re happy to say: we definitely deliver!

Brass Services

Drilling and Hydro Excavation Services by Brass Inc.

Underground Utility Solutions

Locating underground cables is a serious job. While we take care of the hydro-excavation, core drilling, directional drilling, and utility installation, your focus can stay on where it needs to be: your business.

Industrial Cleaning offered by Brass Inc.

Industrial Cleaning

Cut costs with our industrial cleaning services. You make and sell the products while we extract, remove, clean and maintain your manufacturing plant.

Dredging Services by Brass Inc.

Dredging & Dewatering

Our dredging and dewatering services help aid the inspection and maintenance of ponds and lagoons while returning these waters to their original state.

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