The first priority and concern of Alpha’s “Running Right” Philosophy is the safety and health of our most valued asset, our employees. Employee personal safety must take precedence over all other issues. Employees of all Alpha Natural Resources subsidiaries and affiliates are expected to conduct their job duties the safe way, the right way, everyday. Our safety performance will be recognized as a model of excellence in the coal industry.
· Business excellence is achieved through safety and continuous improvement
· All injuries are preventable
· Any task that cannot be performed safely shall not be performed
· Working safely is a condition of employment
· Every person is accountable for his/her own safety and the safety of those around them
· Every person is expected to identify hazards and initiate corrective actions
· All levels of the organization must be proactive in implementing safety processes that promote a safe and
healthy work environment.