Summit is committed to protecting the environment, health and safety of our employees, customers and communities where we work and live. Summit recognizes that through integrating sound environmental, health, and safety management practices into all aspects of our business, we can offer innovative products and services while conserving and enhancing resources for future generations. We will always take appropriate measures necessary to obtain this vision.
In addition to being ISO 14001 certified, Summit views the following key principles as fundamental elements in achieving compliance with our environmental policy: R.E.S.O.U.R.C.E.
Responsible Manufacturing – We are committed to manufacturing products in a manner that protects employees, the community, and the environment in which we live.
Efficient Use of Resources – We are committed to minimizing waste, increasing process efficiency and maintaining the health and safety of our employees through technology and employee involvement.
Support – We are committed to periodically review and reaffirm its environmental management systems (Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety and Quality).
Ownership – Through training and employee participation, we are committed to fostering a sense of ownership at all levels of the organization.
Use of Product – We are committed to providing customer information in the appropriate use of its products in a safe and environmentally conscious manner.
Reducing Waste – We are committed to prevention of pollution by reducing waste at the source where economically feasible, recycling materials where practicable, disposing of any remaining waste in an environmentally sound manner, and increasing energy efficiency.
Commitment – We are committed to compliance with all relevant occupational health, safety and environmental legislation, regulations, and other requirements to which the company subscribes.
Enhancement – We are committed to continual improvement of all aspects of the organization.