MAXIMUM SAFETY AT MINIMAL RISK
TO ACHIEVE BEST PRACTICE IN OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY BY INSTILLING A SAFETY CULTURE DEDICATED TO THE PREVENTION OF INJURY OR HARM TO EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS AND THE COMMUNITY BY PROVIDING A SAFE AND HEALTHY WORKING ENVIRONMENT. BORING PTY LTD HEALTH & SAFETY POLICY
Boring Pty Ltd is committed to a strong safety program that protects its staff, its property and the public from accidents. There is no task that cannot be done safely and Boring is committed to ensuring that this philosophy is implemented across all of our operations. Employees at every level are responsible and accountable for Boring’s overall safety initiatives. Complete and active participation by everyone, every day, in every job is necessary for the safety excellence the company expects. Management supports coordination of safety among all workers at the job sites. Management supports participation in the program by all employees and provides proper equipment, training and procedures. Employees are responsible for following all procedures, working safely, and wherever possible, improving safety measures. Boring Pty Ltd is also committed to protecting our employees by complying with OH&S Legislation, demonstrating Due Diligence and in the application of Industry-based OH&S procedures. For all people who may be affected by our work, safety will always take precedence over job expediency. Our other key objectives with this policy are:-
1. Implementing proactive health and safety management strategies 2. Integrating OH&S management into our projects at the planning stage 3. Controlling hazards by the Occupational Risk Management process of Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Risk Control 4. Monitoring and reviewing risk controls to ensure they remain effective 5. Involving our employees in the decision making processes through structured communication, consultation and training 6. Providing ongoing education and learning for our employees to enable them to work in the safest way possible 7. Implementing continuous improvement strategies
8. Providing effective injury management and rehabilitation strategies The objectives of this Policy will be achieved by committed and demonstrated leadership from all managers and supervisors and the involvement of all employees. Appropriate support and resources will be provided by Boring Pty Ltd.
This OHS Management Plan is to be read in conjunction with and reference to the following legislative acts. MINES SAFETY AND
• The General Duties
• Management of Mines
• Enforcement of Act and Regulations
• Resolution of issues
• Safety and Health Representatives
• Safety and Health Committees
The Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations set minimum requirements for specific hazards and work practices, including reference to National Standards, developed by the National Occupational Safety and Health Commission, and Australian Standards developed by Standards Australia. And
• Codes of Practice approved for Western Australian mines in accordance with Section 93 of the Act. • Guidelines produced by the Mines Occupational Safety and Health Advisory Board. • National Codes of Practice and National Standards developed by the National Occupational Health and Safety Commission. • Australian Standards developed by Standards Australia.
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY ACT 2000
MINE HEALTH & SAFETY ACT 2004
MINES SAFETY & INSPECTION ACT 1994
THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ACT 1984/2000
The OSH Act provides for the promotion, coordination, administration and enforcement of occupational safety and health in Western Australia. It applies to all industries with the exception of mining and petroleum. With the objective of preventing occupational injuries and diseases, the OSH Act places certain...