Approach

Explore’s services are designed to create value and exceed expectations while respecting health, safety, quality and social responsibility. Our mission is to be an industry leading brand in the markets and business sectors in which we operate, known for our motivated employees, our innovative solutions and our people-first approach.

 

Health & Safety

 
Explore’s Health and Safety Management System ensures all employees are actively engaged in our goal of achieving a culture where safe production is considered the only way to operate.

From management through to field personnel, we take a proactive and collaborative approach to the continual development and management of our OH&S systems. Our inclusive environment enables all of our employees to assist in shaping and evolving our programs to create an incident free workplace.

At Explore, it is the responsibility of all employees and contractors to regard safety as a priority by adhering to our policies, procedures, rules, incident reporting and training requirements. Our management team provides the leadership, resources and direction to ensure employees are trained and competent to perform the tasks assigned to them. Our supervisors use safe work practices and provide comprehensive reporting on all incidents. It is our firm belief that every hazard is controllable and given the proper tools and mindset, we can succeed in making Explore a safe and rewarding place to work.


Indigenous Inclusion

 

At Explore, every voice is heard

Cultivating a rich, diverse and inclusive culture is and will continue to be a companywide Explore commitment. Our vision is to create a full circle impact for the people and communities in which we operate. As a dedicate partner on numerous development projects throughout traditional Indigenous territories, we have reinvested back into their communities through employment, infrastructure and new business opportunities. We make it our priority to invest the time and effort required to build trust with Indigenous people and their communities

  • Partners

    • Duncan First Nations Band
    • Lubicon Lake Band no. 453
    • Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation

  • Memberships

We carry our motto of “Behind every Explore experience is trust” to our Health and Safety development through:


  • TIME

    By adhering to proven safe work procedures and practices, we deliver safe and on-time project execution

  • RESPECT

    Explore respects every individual’s right to a healthy and safe work environment, where they can grow, learn, thrive and safely return to those waiting for them at home

  • UNDERSTANDING

    Our teams take the time to fully understand each project’s unique scope, identifying the associated risks and developing mitigation strategies to foster a safe work environment for all.

  • SPECIALIZATION

    Specialized safety training, procedures and policies complement and are an integral part of the expertise and knowledge at Explore. (ie: Swift Water Rescue)

  • TEAM

    Every Explore employee is accountable for the health and safety of themselves and of each other. We watch out, care for and intervene in any situation that places an individual in harms way.


Quality

 

Just like health and safety, rigorous attention to quality is embedded into our core culture. For Explore, client satisfaction and enhancing your investment is our top priority. Our attention to detail combined with commitment to delivering projects of the highest quality have enabled our growth into the multi-disciplinary, industry leading corporation we are today. With an understanding that every dollar you spend needs to be maximized, we take the comprehensive approach to protect your investment and deliver beyond your expectations.

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Environment

 

At Explore, we know that the choices we make are not just for today and not just for ourselves. As part of our daily routine, we incorporate best-in-class strategies to eliminate our environmental impact and support sustainability for future generations. With business is centered around land and water, it is up to every Explore employee work responsibly and protect the environment.

Through effective communication and coordination with clients and their representatives’, we ensure mutual environmental goals are established and achieved. Structuring each project with environmental considerations in mind from its inception onward, we are committed maintaining the following guidelines:


  • Ensure legislated compatibility.

  • Minimize our carbon footprint through GPS monitoring of fleet engine idle times and enforcing an “engine off” policy whenever possible.

  • Minimize disturbance by following the “one track in, one track out” strategy when using ATV’s; (OHV’s).

  • Use rechargeable batteries in electronic equipment whenever possible and ensure the proper storage and disposal of all batteries.

  • Ensure that all waste brought into a site is brought out.

  • Whenever practical, recycle all waste and ensure it is handled and stored appropriately until it can be removed from a site and deposed of or recycled.

  • Assess the hazards and implement appropriate controls to protect workers when handling waste, including but not limited to the use of PPE.

  • Hold every worker and contractor accountable for managing site waste and reducing their impact or risk to the environment.

  • Report situations extreme in environmental impact.

  • Avoid contact with wildlife.

  • Strive to maintain a “paperless office” through the use of digital technology.