Environmental, Health & Safety

Our EHS Policy Statement

  • Will comply with legal and other requirements that the organization subscribes.
  • Is committed to continual improvement and prevention of pollution, accidents and injury/illness (ill health).
  • Provides the framework for setting and reviewing Environmental, Health, and Safety objectives and targets using Policies, Procedures & Instructions (PPI’s).
  • Assures these elements are documented, implemented, maintained and communicated to all employees with the intent that they are made aware of their individual obligations.
  • Makes this policy available to the public and any other interested parties via the external GDMS website.
  • Reviews this policy annually, at a minimum, for its appropriateness to our business.

A Commitment to the Environment

We have an Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) management system built on our policy statement, goal setting and resource management, comprehensive processes, and a management commitment to targeted improvement. This system includes the use of cross-functional working groups to ensure that safety and environmental requirements are met when designing and manufacturing products and services for our customers.

General Dynamics Mission Systems-Canada employees recycle, conserve power and continually develop innovative ways to create highly technical products with low impact to people and the environment. We also support community-based organizations that mutually benefit from our environmentally conscious, safety and recycling efforts.

Did You Know?

Did you know that General Dynamics Mission Systems-Canada has won several awards and certifications for our participation in environmental and safety-related programs?

  • Power Conservation Certificate of Recognition from the Ontario Power Authority: August 2005
  • ISO 14001/18001 Certified: These internationally recognized standards affirms successful implementation of our EHS policy, our efforts to minimize health and safety risk, and environmental impact.
  • General Dynamics Corporate Safety Achievement Award: 2003, 2004
  • General Dynamics Corporate EHS Achievement Award: 2010

We continuously strive to improve our processes and contributions to benefit our world today and in the future.

Contact the environmental, health and safety team at 613-596-7502 for more information.