Safety Vision Statement

Patriot Coal’s vision is to provide a safe and healthy work environment, with the belief that all workplace incidents are preventable ...

  • The safety and health of our employees is an integral part of all processes and the first priority in all aspects of our business
  • Management has the responsibility to provide a safe workplace and implement & enforce policies directed toward the elimination of hazards or unsafe acts
  • It is the responsibility of each employee to comply with established health & safety policies, regulations and procedures
  • All employees are expected to accept responsibility for their safety and to be an advocate for the safety of others
  • All accidents, incidents and near-misses will be investigated and corrective actions developed to prevent future occurrences
  • Each employee is expected to correct and encouraged to report hazardous conditions or actions in the workplace
  • The safety & health processes will be sustained and continuously reviewed & improved throughout the company
  • The culture of safety is a mindset that is practiced by our employees both on and off the job