It is Weyerhaeuser's policy to protect the health and well-being of employees and contractors through the prevention of injury and illness at work. This commitment is based on caring for our employees and aligns with our core safety value.


We will:

  • Promote our Safety Vision to be a truly safe place to work.
  • Hold ourselves personally accountable for our safety and the safety of those who work around us, and intervene when an unsafe condition or behavior is observed.
  • Engage our employees to own and commit to safety and partner to execute our safety plans.
  • Diligently assess our work activities and take measures to address our risk, including eliminating, treating, or mitigating risks.
  • Operate within company safety expectations and hold others accountable.
  • Conduct regular audits to assess compliance with regulations and company requirements, resolving non-compliant findings within stipulated timeframes.
  • Evaluate and communicate the safety aspects of existing and new products, managing materials to assure compliance, control employee exposures and reduce potential liabilities.
  • Require contractors performing work on Weyerhaeuser property to comply with safety standards and facility, area or business specific safety requirements.
  • Safely operate vehicles by eliminating/minimizing distractions from mobile communication devices; all occupants us seat belts when operating mobile equipment or driving/riding on company business.


Employees will:

  • Use a common Safety Toolkit to do the basics well and focus on our highest-risk areas.
  • Follow all laws and regulations related to occupational health and safety.
  • Participate in safety training relevant to their functions.
  • Follow relevant business and site-specific safety procedures.
  • Share best practices and key learnings.
  • Monitor and communicate relevant regulations and updates.
  • Report progress against this Policy in health & safety audits.


This policy applies to all employees.


Lack of compliance with this policy can result in death and serious injury to employees, contractors and the public. Significant events may cause major property and business loss. Regulatory non-compliance can result in citations, fines and interruption of operations. Improperly designed products can impact customers, installers and end-users with potentially severe regulatory and liability risks. Injuries and illnesses impact worker compensation costs and status as a self-ensured entity. Any of these consequences can impact company reputation.

Violation of this policy may result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.


SVP & Chief Administration Officer

Last Updated

July 27, 2020