Your first-aid health and safety professional.

Polar Ridge Resources Inc. is pleased to offer over 25 years First Aid and Safety experience in mining, forestry and other resource industries. Supporting OH&S Health & Safety programs, promoting safety priorities and performance, structure, and compliance to meet Company requirements within Provincial / Federal, WCB, Mining and Industry specific regulations and standards.

Service efficiency and excellence in construction safety officer (CSO) services/safety coordination, certified safety training, OH&S Regulation First Aid /Safety supplies and equipment.

Health & Safety Professional Owner

Norma Jean Adzich, owner operator of Polar Ridge Resources Inc. based in Smithers BC, is able to provide service excellence and safety ethics with an extensive background in the Medical/Paramedical, First Aid, Health and Safety and a certificate of occupation health and safety from the University of New Brunswick.

Up To Date Certification & Ongoing Education

Ongoing up to date education and involvement keeps her up to date with required Policies and Procedures and enables her a working knowledge and ability to incorporate best practices when dealing with diverse cultures and remote geographical locations. Norma Jean is a proud member of the Metis Nation of BC. Polar Ridge Resources is a Certified Aboriginal Business.

Remote Camps Northern BC

Years of remote camp life and work in addition to up to date education enhances her excellent understanding Roles and Responsibilities of Employers, Supervisors, crew leaders, party chiefs and workers towards due diligence in BC Industrial Camp Health Regulations Act, BC Ministry of Forests Silviculture Contract Camp Standards, Health, Safety and Reclamation Code for Mines in British Columbia, Worksafe BC, Workers Compensation Board Alberta, BC Forest Safety Council, and Northern Health Authority Safe Drinking Water Guidelines.

Support of remote location camp and indigenous initiatives

Continual working knowledge of camp locations, weather patterns, poor weather routes for flying, medical and hospital facilities, helicopter company and machine locations, possible access points enhances her abilities to provide Emergency Evacuations Procedures accordingly.

This substantiates Norma Jean’s ability to provide consultation, implementation, monitoring and mitigation to improve Worker Health & Safety including environmental safety while incorporating company requirements to meet Industry standards.

Her dedication and commitment is displayed by making herself readily available at all times to assist during field seasons to managers, supervisors, First Aid Attendants, and JOHSC as required.

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