Safety Comes
First in Everything
We Do

At A&A Trading, we believe safety is good business. We are fully committed and dedicated to safety leadership and professionalism in all aspects of our work. As a BC Forest Safety Council SAFE-certified company, we work together to foster work environments that empower everyone with the tools and information they need to work safely, productively, and go home safe at the end of the day, every day.

The next generation of forestry workers deserve to grow their careers in a supportive environment with an added awareness around safety. With patience and mentorship, we provide that extra level of care so that our young workers learn, innovate, and take control of their futures in a safe and constructive environment. A&A Trading boasts a robust and proven Safety Program that encourages continual improvement and emphasizes input and buy-in from all levels of our organization.

Health and Safety Policy
SAFE companies

SAFE CERTIFICATION means that Health and Safety is the uncompromised right and responsibility of all employees. We work together to make sure that everyone of us goes home safely.

The SAFE (Safety Accord Forestry Enterprise) certification is a safety initiative developed by the BC forest sector through the BC Forest Safety Council as the Health and Safety Association for BC Forest industry.

It is designed to assist companies in improving their safety performance and to evaluate company safety programs using industry recognized audit protocols. There is a great deal of information showing that safe organizations are also reliable, predictable and efficient organizations. Preventing incidents ensures an organization is in control of its processes, thus improving reliability, quality and competitiveness, as well as reducing injuries

Visit SAFE Website
Layout Planning: A Focus on Faller Safety

Layout engineers play an important role in ensuring the safety of fallers and other workers. This video illustrates the different hazards layout engineers may identify during their planning process, and how these hazards can be reduced through cutblock design.