Home Safety

Health and Safety Policy and Program

We promote safety awareness. We eliminate hazards and attitudes that cause accidents and injuries. Health and safety will not be compromised for expediency and unacceptable performance of the health and safety duties will not be tolerated.

Conestoga Roofing is proud of its flawless safety record and is committed to ensuring every worker goes home at night safe and healthy. It is our commitment to our employees that the safety of their working environment is of the highest priority. We are a proud member of the WSIB Safety Group.

We assure the highest standard of responsibility, accident prevention, emergency procedures, accident/incident reporting and investigation is followed. We perform the work of roofing and related activities in the safest possible manner and we recognize the need to comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and with all current Federal, Provincial and local occupational health and safety requirements in addition to our own corporate health and safety policy.

Safety is our #1 priority and as such we have implemented a Health and Safety Policy and Program. This includes:

Award-Winning Services Recognized by Associations

Conestoga Roofing has been honoured with many industry awards over the years and we are proud of each of them. Our awards include:

  • Roofing Contractor of the Year (2001 & 2003) from Grand Valley Construction Association
  • Contractor of the Year (2000) – Ontario Industrial Roofing Contractors Association
  • Roofing Trade Contractor of the Year (2001 & 2003) Patene Building Supplies Ltd.
  • Integrity Award (2004)Better Business Bureau
  • Small Business Award (2004) Waterloo Region Business Achievement Awards
  • Annual Readers’ Choice Award  (2005) – Guelph Tribune
  • Building Excellence Awards (2008) GVCA
  • Certificate of Recognition (2005, 2006, 2007 & 2008) Skills, Trades & Apprentice Showcase
  • Exhibitor Certificate of Appreciation (2009 & 2010) Employment Ontario, Skilled Trades & Apprenticeship Showcase
  • Exhibitor Certificate of Appreciation (2011) OYAP Technological Trade & Career Showcase
  • Award of Distinction (2016) GVCA for Breithaupt Block – Building One
  • Award of Excellence (2018) GVCA for St. Paul’s Residence Addition


  • First Aid
  • Fall Protection
  • Safety Talk Meetings
  • Orientation
  • Accident Investigation
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Housekeeping
  • Return to Work
  • Emergency Response
  • Procedures in Case of Incident
  • Forklift Procedures
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Workplace Inspections
  • Roofers’ Safety Inspection
  • Sheet Metal, Siding Safety Inspection
  • Joint Health and Safety Committee
  • Lifting Devices Electrical Safety
  • Supervisory Competence
  • Heat and Cold Stress
  • Contractor/Subcontractor Policy
  • Health and Safety Rules and Regulations
  • Subcontractor Health and Safety Agreement Checklist
  • Subcontractor Health and Safety Responsibility Agreement
  • Subcontractor Acknowledgement of Agreement
  • Return to Work Self Assessment

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