At Lucara, safety is a priority and the Company believes there is a clear relationship between safe and healthy workplaces and satisfactory production results. Line managers are held accountable for their safety performance and management at each site is supported by professional safety staff. All employees are expected to be engaged in maintaining safe work sites through involvement in health and safety committee meetings and through conducting safety inspections. They are given safety training at commencement of employment and regularly throughout their career with the Company. Each Site maintains a Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) which addresses new regulations, site procedures and actions to improve health and safety and an emergency response capability suited to its working environment and risks.