Head Office:  8701 - 102 Street, Clairmont, Alberta - Tel: (780) 532-7350 - info@ipacservices.com
Project Management Office: #1720, 540 - 5 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta - Tel: (403) 228-1919

IPAC Services Puts Mind on Task to Reduce Employee Injuries

GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB, September 26, 2018:  IPAC Services Corporation will launch a new initiative on October 23rd, 2018 that is expected to reduce injuries in the workplace, at home and on the road.  This new program will focus on teaching staff members techniques to help them keep their eyes and mind on task.

Transport Canada has reported that a significant percentage of vehicle crashes result from distracted driving—eyes or mind not on task.  Some experts believe that eyes or mind not on task are contributing factors in a majority of all serious workplace injuries.

“We are extremely excited about the SafeStart initiative,” said Ron Ward, the company’s President & CEO.  “This program was selected by our management team because other organizations which have implemented it have typically seen a 30 to 70 percent reduction in injuries.  We felt our employees would embrace the program, and it would help us protect our team members—not only on the job but off the job as well.”

IPAC Services Corporation is a leading provider of construction and maintenance services to the oil and gas and other heavy industrial sectors of western Canada.  Our regional offices in Grande Prairie, AB and Fort St. John, BC, provide a full line of services to our clients.  These services include facility and mechanical construction, pipeline integrity, crew truck maintenance, civil work, module manufacturing, piping and structural fabrication, scaffolding, insulation and abrasive blasting and coating.

IPAC’s continuous improvement program looks for ways to better our performance, benefit our employees and support the communities we work in.  We feel the SafeStart initiative will bridge and prove valuable in all these areas.  We look forward to sharing the strategies we learn with our staff, friends and families alike.

The SafeStart program was created by Larry Wilson, an internationally known thought leader on injury prevention, and is published by Electrolab Training Systems. Check out their website: https://safestart.com/


For more information contact:

IPAC Services Corporation                                       

Phil Linfield, Corporate Loss Prevention Manager                         

Tel: 780-532-7350                                                      

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Head Office
8701 - 102 Street
Clairmont, AB T8X 5G8
Phone (780) 532-7350
Fax (780) 532-7769


Project Management Office
1720, 540 - 5 Ave SW
Calgary, AB, T2P 0M2
Phone (403) 228-1919
Fax (403) 228-1688


Grande Prairie Operations Center
8701 - 102 Street
Clairmont, AB T8X 5G8
Phone (780) 532-7350
Fax (780) 532-7769


Fort St. John Operations Center
12341 - 271 Road
Fort St. John, BC
Phone (250) 263-9330
Fax (250) 263-9331