program from paper to paperless. Emshay achieved Certificate of
Recognition (COR) certification in August.
“The culture has changed significantly since I started. When I was
younger, it was a ‘go get ’er done’ type of attitude, but now there’s
more of a focus on doing the job safely,” Emmons said.
“We were actually close to achieving COR certification in the past
but didn’t like our system. Trying to collect paperwork from the
foreman and guys in the field was a challenge. All our stuff is digital
now; all our pre-trips, near misses and incidents are on our phones.
When we go to our health and safety meetings we can quickly pull
up the files and review them as a committee.”
For Emshay, it makes a lot of sense to be a member of the
Saskatchewan Heavy Construction Association.
COMMITMENT TO SAFETY
♦ Certificate of Recognition (COR) from Heavy Construction
Safety Association of Saskatchewan (HCSAS)
♦ In Business since 1967
“It’s just one of those things where if you’re in the business, you
have to become a member,” Emmons said. “We’ve developed some
great relationships with other members.”
C. DUNCAN CONSTRUCTION LTD.
n Railway & Road Construction n Site Preparation & Development
n Flood Protection n Large Lined Ponds n Granular Supply & Install
n Culvert Installation
♦ Carmen Duncan 306-745-7383 firstname.lastname@example.org
♦ Cameron Duncan 306-745-7428 email@example.com
♦ Office 306-745-7428 firstname.lastname@example.org
Shayne Emmons and his father, Glen Emmons
“I figured that I would do a
bit of crushing work around
Caronport, sell my equipment
and go into my field. One
thing led to another and the
next thing you know we’re
buying more conveyors,
adding a jaw crusher and
doing a lot more custom work
for rural municipalities.”
– Shayne Emmons,
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