OHS Policy

POLICY STATEMENT

Tropical Aqua Blast recognises the important principles within our workplace. A safe and healthy work environment is our responsibility legally and morally by all employees, contractors and clients. We excel at minimising all risk of injury, illness and damage to persons, environment and community.

 

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

Utilising information, instructions, training and supervision to employees, clients and contractors necessary to ensure their safety.

•     Educate employees on safe workplace practise and issues.

•     Provide written procedures and policies to ensure safety is of the utmost importance.

•     Comply with legislative requirements and current standards.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

The overall responsibility we acknowledge is to provide a safe workplace lies with management, who is responsible and accountable to implement this policy.

These responsibilities consist of:

•     Enforce and ensure all OH&S policies and procedures are implemented.

•     Evaluate and eliminate possible work related injury, illness and risks.

•     Identify, isolate and report any hazardous workplace situation.

 

This shall also include our employee’s obligation to demonstrate responsibilities-

•     Follow and abide by OH&S policies and procedures

•     Any risks, hazards that affect the health and safety to themselves, workers and the well being of the environment.

 

Consultation and co-operation between management and employees is of the utmost importance. The companies appointed OH&S representative informs any workplace changes and any issues that may affect the well being or health and safety of employees in the workplace at any given time.

 

IMPLEMENTATION and REVIEW

Policy to be fully implemented by : 12/10/2010           Policy to be reviewed on or by : 01/12/2016

 

AUTHORISED BY

Darrell Maher

 

Tropical Aqua Blast OH&S Policy Outline

 

Tropical Aqua Blast OH&S Policy is registered with ASSA.

All our OH&S meets any requirement for any application.

  • All Plant and Equipment/Machinery Maintenance Checks are carried out Daily, Pre-Starts and Shut down procedures are also carried out Daily
  • Strict safety checks daily on PPE requirements, All workers are required to have these items at all time, ie: earplugs, gloves, Hi-Vis Clothing and boots are supplied by Tropical Aqua Blast
  • ToolBox and Prestart Meetings happen daily before work commences
  • OH&S consultant performs risk assessment and hazard assessment on every job site, JSA & SWMS accompany every site and job
  • Assessment, Identification, Isolation and Reporting of hazards is of the utmost importance to the company
  • Safety of our employees comes first, ie: heat stress, work plant safety, plant people separation, utilisation of safety spotters and a competent system of reporting to management any hazards
  • Only trained and certified people are employed by Tropical Aqua Blast
  • MSDS sheets and the appropriate spill kits are supplied for all chemicals used on site
  • First aid kits and muster points along with rehydration areas are supplied for employees
  • Wash Down Procedure for plant & machinery utilizing environmentally friendly solutions to prevent to spread of weeds