EHS&S Management System
Agrium stewards to an integrated Environment, Health, Safety and Security Management System that includes policies and procedures describing EHS&S management and performance expectations applicable to our facilities worldwide. Agrium’s business units and, where appropriate, individual facilities augment these requirements with system controls necessary to manage the risks unique to those operations. At the operations level, program best practices are in place to achieve the desired outcome.
Our EHS&S Management System program is regularly audited to generate recommendations on areas for improvement. In addition to the measures we employ internally, we also abide by government and regulatory standards in the countries where we have operations. We believe that our performance rests on strong, continually improving business systems that extend beyond meeting regulatory requirements.
The Disclosure on Management Approach (DMA) for Environmental Protection provides an overview of how we address environmental issues to ensure continual improvement. This DMA describes such fundamental management components as policies, responsibilities, strategies, and monitoring, and sets the context for our environmental performance information.
Our DMA for Environmental Protection is presented as a diagram that mirrors the classic “Plan > Do > Check > Adjust” cycle popularized in quality management circles. The diagram reflects the fact that our environmental management systems must start with a plan, and that it must be implemented, reviewed and improved upon.