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General Orientation

Rev. November 10, 2020

Distractions with Electronic Devices

The use of electronic devices in the workplace is becoming ever more essential to how company's perform efficient business. Knowing how and when to use them in the workplace is essential to everyone's health and safety.

Electronic Devices Policy

(Document Web Link)

Employees have the responsibility to pay for any fines and report a fine or warning carried out by a Ministry Official of the Government of Canada to their supervisor and/or company administration. Behavior not allowed under the Policy includes:


  • anyone using an electronic device while operating a piece of equipment or vehicle

  • anyone using an electronic device while performing ''safety-sensitive'' duties

  • violation of section of Regulation 366/09 of the Highway Traffic ACT


Consequences of a violation

While education and warnings are the preferred responses to infractions of company policy, the Company reserves the right to take all appropriate action, up to and including dismissal, should an employee violate the terms of electronic devices policy.

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