At 1ST RATE ENERGY SERVICES INC. (1st Rate) we are committed to preventing accidental injury, environmental release or loss of any resources, including personnel and physical assets.
In fulfilling this commitment to protect people, environment and property, 1st Rate Energy will provide and maintain a safe and healthy workplace.

We will direct work in accordance with industry standards and adhere to all applicable legislative requirements. Management, employees and contractors will be competent to perform the required tasks, and will strive to eliminate any foreseeable hazards which may result in property damage, the environmental incidents, accidents, or personal injury/illness. 

Through education, on the job training, inspections of worksites, as well as exceeding basic safety standards on a daily basis, 1st Rate will always strive for a “Zero Loss” environment on all worksites.  It is our goal to minimize all risks inherent in our industry by maintaining and improving our Health and Safety Management System on a continuous basis.

Risk Reduction Methodology


  • Safety Audits are performed with 48 hours of a Job starting and when a location changes
  • Audits are reviewed and signed off on by CEO
  • Operations management is on site for all new Supervisors when opening a well head
  • Employees are coached positive "Approaching other Skills" which increases
    • Hazard identification
    • Awareness through near miss reporting
  • Clearly defined documentation for job training
    • Identifies training requirements to move to next level of employment
  • Canadian Management has completed ACSA leadership for Safety Excellence training
  • US Management  has completed Filed leadership in Oil and Gas Extraction and Production
1st Rate Training

HSE Training Program

We have an extensive safety training program including but not limited to the following:



 IRP 4  
 First Aid  
Backing and Spotting  
Confined Space  
 H2S Alive  
 Alcohol And Drug Training & Testing  
 Fall Arrest  
 Gas Detection   
 All training is tracked and reporting through our proprietary system.  Certifications and documents can be pulled up at any location.

1st Rate Energy retains a minimum standard of training for all employees to perform day operations.  When it is past due or incomplete we hold employees back until complete.

We hold a current Certificate of Recognition by the Alberta Construction Safety Association as an associate member. We are compliant with ISN Networld, Comply works, and PICS. We also use some of the leading health and safety provides seen below.

Production Testing / Frac Flowback