Vancouver Island Contractors Recognized for Outstanding Safety Achievements

June 25, 2021

By: The Working Forest Staff

Nanaimo, BC – Mosaic Forest Management is recognizing Vancouver Island contractors who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in safety, environmental performance, Indigenous relations, diversity and inclusion, and quality this past year. From communities throughout Vancouver Island, the award winners have demonstrated outstanding performance in the areas that matter most.

“Our contractors and partners, who employ more than 2,000 British Columbians, are critical to our success,” said Jeff Zweig, President & CEO of Mosaic. “At Mosaic, we aspire to be proud of what we accomplish and how we accomplish it. We are not successful unless everyone goes home safely every day, we are responsible stewards of the environment, and we have treated all of our stakeholders with respect and integrity.”

In 2020, Mosaic achieved a Medical Incident Rate (MIR) of 0.82 on 1.47-million person-hours – the best safety performance in the company’s history. Mosaic works hard with its contractors to continually improve outcomes.

Mosaic recognizes and celebrates the following companies for their outstanding performance:

Longstanding Safety Performance
      • Jordan River Logging Ltd., Chemainus

Excellent Safety Culture & Innovation
      • Coastline Forestry Group Inc., Duncan

Crew Safety Champion
      • Laura Gilbert, ProFor Consulting Ltd., Nanaimo

Crew Safety Champion
      • Mazio Battistuz, Nanoose Bay

Excellent Environmental Performance
      • Buffalo Pitts Contracting Ltd., Duncan         

Indigenous Relations Leadership
      • Wahkash Contracting Ltd., Campbell River

Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion
      • Log Specific Contracting Ltd., Chemainus

Indigenous Business of the Year
      • Roga Contracting Ltd., Kamloops

Leadership in Log Quality
      • Jordan River Logging Ltd., Chemainus

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