IMS213 Health Safety Policy Statement

Statement authorised by management within the defined scope of the occupational health and safety management system.  The Company has overall and final responsibility for health and safety.  Day-to-day responsibility for ensuring this policy is put into practice is delegated to the general manager.  Achievement of this policy and its objectives involves all employees being individually responsible for the safety of their work resulting in a continual improvement culture and safe working environment for all.

The occupational health and safety policies and procedures:  

• Are appropriate to the nature and scale of the Company’s occupational health and safety risks
• Include commitment to prevent accidents, injury and work-related ill health
• Promote continual improvement in occupational health and safety management and performance
• Comply with applicable legal requirements and with other requirements that relate to occupational health and safety hazards
• Are documented, implemented and maintained
• Are communicated to all persons working under the control of the Company with the intent that they are made aware of their individual occupational health and safety obligations
• Are available to interested parties
• Remove employee concerns of disciplinary action for refusal to work on the grounds of health and safety and identify unsafe acts and conditions
• Ensure that the health and safety of all employees and other people affected by the Company’s operations are of paramount importance and managed successfully
• Ensure that accident and ill health prevention is provided the highest priority within all Company operations
• Ensure that every company or individual with whom it contracts or sub-contracts work aspires to a similar high standard of occupational health and safety management
• Provide adequate control of occupational health and safety risks arising from work activities
• As far as is reasonably practicable, fully and effectively control the occupational health and safety risks arising from its work activities in cooperation with employees, other contractors, customers and other relevant parties
• Provide for lapses on health and/or safety performance to be investigated in order that remedial actions may be implemented to prevent, so far as is reasonably practicable, their reoccurrence 
• As far as is reasonably practicable, fully and effectively control the occupational health and safety risks arising from its work activities in cooperation with employees, other contractors, customers and other relevant parties

• Provide for lapses on health and/or safety performance to be investigated in order that remedial actions may be implemented to prevent, so far as is reasonably practicable, their reoccurrence 
• Provide adequate training, supervision, information and instruction to ensure employees are able to competently and safely carry out their work activities
• Management engage, consult and provide advice and supervision on occupational health and safety with its employees and others under its control to ensure that the arrangements for occupational health and safety management are supervised, practical to implement and effective
• Establish, inform and provide information on emergency procedures to employees and others who may be affected, ensuring these are implemented and adhered to
• Maintain safe and healthy working conditions by ensuring that all work places are maintained in a safe and healthy condition
• Ensure plant, equipment and machinery, owned or hired by the Company, is appropriate, safe for use and properly maintained, inspected and tested
• Ensure that all materials and substances used by the Company are appropriate for their intended use and handled, used and stored safely
• Provide access to competent occupational health and safety advice to achieve the aims of this occupational health and safety policies and procedure
• Review, monitor and revise the objectives of the occupational health and safety policies and procedures

This statement is reviewed periodically to ensure that it remains relevant and appropriate to the Company.

A review is conducted within one year of the revision date or sooner if work activity or relevant legislation changes.


Signed and dated 4 August 2017 by P Lowe, General Manager


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