The key to decreasing potential impacts is establishing and maintaining an environmental prevention and protection program.
Quebec Iron Ore has implemented the Take 5 for the Environment program, an action plan that identifies environmental risks related to a specific task before it’s completed. The program consists of five steps:
Stop and think
about the steps of the task.
Accomplish the work while preventing environmental risks.
Quebec Iron Ore also developed programs that facilitate maintenance of species, ecosystems and natural processes. Some examples: