Safety first Chief Cliff Alec of the Ts’kw’aylaxw First Nation and Dan Buis Plant manager of Graymont’s Pavilion Lime Plant on Hwy 99 welcome employees and members of the public before a flagraising to kick off events for North American Occupational Safety and Health Week at the plant last week.

Safety first Chief Cliff Alec of the Ts’kw’aylaxw First Nation and Dan Buis Plant manager of Graymont’s Pavilion Lime Plant on Hwy 99 welcome employees and members of the public before a flagraising to kick off events for North American Occupational Safety and Health Week at the plant last week.

Job safety message passed on to teens

Graymont's Pavilion Lime Plant celebrates North American Occupational Safety and Health Week

Graymont’s lime plant at Pavilion held events all week long to celebrate North America’s Occupational Safety and Health Week and invited school children from Ashcroft, Clinton and Lillooet to come out and take part in the demonstrations and fun activities. (Above) Dan Buis Plant manager, Simon Harry plant employee, Stan Dyck plant employee, Ira Harry Production supervisor and Bill Dodge President and CEO of Graymont. The Pavilion Lime Plant has been in operation since 1974 and employs 35 workers and seven staff. Graymont currently has a 40 year land lease agreement with Ts’kw’aylaxw First Nation on which the plant is built. The plant supplies quicklime to pulp and paper mills, gold and copper mines and currently supplies Domtar and Highland Valley Copper. Della and Margaret Alec catered the community breakfast (below) for Monday’s activities.