Workplace Health and Safety Policy
As part of Preston Hire’s commitment to achieving the principles of health and safety in our workplace, we recognise our moral and legal responsibility to provide a safe and healthy work environment for employees, contractors, customers and visitors. This commitment also extends to ensuring that our operations do not place the local community or environment at risk of injury, illness or damage.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
We will adopt procedures to –
- Provide a healthy and safe workplace, safe plant and systems of work
- Provide written procedures and instructions to ensure safe work practices
- Ensure compliance with legislative requirements and current industry standards
- Provide such information, instruction, training and supervision to employees, contractors and customers as is necessary to ensure their continued health and safety
- Provide support and assistance to employees and involve them in consultation on safety issues.
We recognise that the overall responsibility to provide a safe workplace rests with management, who will be accountable for the implementation of this policy. These responsibilities include –
- Providing and maintaining all workplaces in a safe condition
- Ensuring that all WH&S policies and procedures are implemented
- Actively promoting and being involved in those policies and procedures
- Providing adequate resources to meet these WH&S commitments.
Employees will ensure that they –
- Follow all WH&S policies and procedures
- Report all hazards to their supervisor.
We are committed to encouraging consultation and co-operation between management and employees, and will formally involve elected employee health and safety representatives in any workplace change or any matters that may affect the health and safety of employees in any workplace.
IMPLEMENTATION AND REVIEW
Our aim is to provide ongoing implementation and to review this document every 2 years or as required.
Preston Hire (NSW) Pty Limited - ABN 12 003 991 062
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