Centra Windows is BC’s safest window manufacturer and installation company. As one of our FERST values, it is always on the mind of every Employee Owner. ...
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Our goal is simple: Do whatever it takes to keep our customers and Employee Owners safe. We follow WorkSafe BC’s best practices and thanks to our dedication, we have been repeatedly highlighted for our high safety standards. “Centra Windows has cultivated customers and retained workers thanks to its no-compromise approach to asbestos abatement and safety precautions.” -WorkSafeBC Safety Spotlight “Centra is BC’s only window company that is COR certified by WorkSafeBC. We maintain this certification regardless of COVID-19 and it requires us to take extra safety precautions every day.” -Interview with CTV Vancouver Centra is focused on following WCB Safety Rules and Regulations to keep all employees safe on the job. Our Safety Program and Injury Management Programs are evaluated yearly by internal or external safety audits. We invest thousands of dollars every year on better CSA-approved equipment, upgraded machinery, and safety training for our team. We have great programs in place to reward those who go the extra mile to keep themselves and those around them safe. Two of our Employee Owners have level 2 first aid training, and over 50 have level 1 training. Centra is COR certified in both Alberta and BC. Our safety officers offer our Employee Owners WHMIS, fit tests, fall protection, forklift, man lift, and scissor lift training. They pay monthly visits to each of our branches and all CHI truck installs, and visit all Centra Construction sites at least twice per month.

In-house Training

We have made a significant step for the future of Safety by developing a Centra Certified Safety Training Program in house so that all employee owners will have access to top notch safety education and hands on training related to their roles. We already have 45 employees with moderate risk asbestos training as well as 45 with lead paint awareness and removal training, 62 employees with fall protection training, two fall protection equipment inspectors, and a fleet manager who oversees the safety of more than 89 vehicles. Hearing tests are performed annually to help protect our employees in conjunction with WorkSafe BC.

What is WorkSafeBC’s Certificate of Recognition (COR)?

The Certificate of Recognition is awarded to employers who go above and beyond the legal requirements of the Workers Compensation Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation by taking a best-practices approach to implementing health, safety, and return-to-work (RTW) management systems. The program equally promotes the concept of managing health and safety with other components necessary for a successful business.

Covid-19 and your protection

Centra continues to monitor the situation closely. We have adopted multiple safe working procedures in accordance with COVID-19 regulations and guidelines set out by the BC government, WorkSafeBC, and the BCCSA. We are taking action to protect the health of our customers, including limiting physical contact and practicing social distancing, mask-wearing, and frequent hand washing and sanitizing. We are also accommodating any requests to reschedule in-person appointments for the comfort of our customers and team members.

Welcome to the Inspiration Gallery

There’s no better way to understand what difference our windows will make to your home than by seeing them in action. Dive into our inspiration gallery to get an idea of the amazing work our Window Geeks have been doing!

Large White Windows in Family Living Room

These tall windows allow natural light to pour into the living room and brighten up the space.

Black Windows on a Contemporary Home

This contemporary home's unique style is complemented well by black-framed Centra Windows.

Large Black Grid Windows in Dining Room

These generous black windows with classy grids flood this dining area with light.

White Casement & Picture Windows

Nature becomes the focal point of this modern lounge thanks to stunning Centra Windows.

Urban Farmhouse Home with Black Windows

Black vinyl windows with grids elevate the exterior of this white urban farmhouse home.

Striking Black Grid Windows

These sleek black windows are elegant and add class to this beautiful modern home.

Classy Kitchen with Vinyl Slider Windows

This classy kitchen feels bright and spacious thanks to the white vinyl slider windows and doors.

White Casement in Fresh & Airy Bathroom

This white casement window with obscure glass provides plenty of light in this modern bathroom.

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