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Developing a Highly Skilled Workforce
June 23, 2015

Story Developing a Highly Skilled Workforce

At Teck, our vision for Our People is to attract, engage and develop employees whose passion, skills and motivation lead our journey to a successful and sustainable future.

Safe Snowmobiling in the Elk Valley
May 11, 2015

Story Safe Snowmobiling in the Elk Valley

At Teck, many of our operations are located in areas with abundant outdoor recreational opportunities. In the Elk Valley of British Columbia, where we operate five coal mines and have regional offices in Sparwood, backcountry snowmobiling is a popular activity for residents, many of whom are Teck employees.

Cardinal River Operations Receives TSM Leadership Award
October 17, 2014

Story Cardinal River Operations Receives TSM Leadership Award

Teck’s Cardinal River Operations has received a Mining Association of Canada (MAC) TSM Leadership Award for its outstanding performance in the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative’s three focus areas—environmental stewardship, communities and people, and energy efficiency.

Teck’s Health and Wellness Program Saves Lives
July 30, 2014

Story Teck’s Health and Wellness Program Saves Lives

We know that staying healthy day-to-day can be a challenge. We have launched a comprehensive Health and Wellness program to bring health and wellness initiatives together with resources across the company, to create a means for sharing best practices and, above all, to ensure that everyone goes home safe and healthy every day.

Using the Incident Cause Analysis Method to Investigate Incidents and Prevent Future Occurrences
June 25, 2014

Story Using the Incident Cause Analysis Method to Investigate Incidents and Prevent Future Occurrences

We identify the root causes of incidents to help prevent them from recurring. In 2008, we began tracking high-potential incidents (HPIs) and in 2012 recognized the need to standardize our process for identifying their root causes and key contributing factors. In 2013, we evaluated three incident investigation methodologies and selected the Incident Cause Analysis Method (ICAM).

Keeping Our People Healthy and Safe through Sleep Management
June 25, 2014

Story Keeping Our People Healthy and Safe through Sleep Management

Fatigue is a serious issue for heavy industries, including mining. In addition to the obvious risks involved in operating vehicles or other heavy machinery while tired, sleep deprivation or a lack of restorative sleep – often encountered by shift workers– can result in reduced fitness for work because our ability to perform both physically and mentally is reduced. To combat that, it is important to get between seven and eight hours of sleep per 24-hour period.

Our Courageous Safety Leadership Journey
June 30, 2011

Story Our Courageous Safety Leadership Journey

At Teck, we believe that we can operate without fatalities or injuries, a belief found at the heart of our Courageous Safety Leadership (CSL) program.

Taking Steps to Stay Safe
June 30, 2013

Story Taking Steps to Stay Safe

We began tracking the most serious potential incidents — called high-potential incidents (HPIs) — in 2008 to monitor our safety performance. In 2012, we began standardizing our process for identifying the root causes of HPIs.

High-Potential Risk Control Strategy
June 23, 2015

Story High-Potential Risk Control Strategy

At Teck, nothing is more important than everyone going home safe and healthy every day. In 2014, for example, we reduced our high-potential incident (HPI) frequency rate by 22% compared to 2013, and attained a 25% lower reportable injury frequency than in 2013.

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Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with business units focused on copper, zinc, steelmaking coal and energy.