City Cutting is committed to operational excellence, with employee personal health and safety and the protection of our environment of primary importance. The prevention of occupationally induced injuries and illnesses will be given priority over operational productivity. Wherever possible, management will provide all mechanical and physical facilities and practices required for employee personal health and safety and the protection of our environment, maintaining the highest industry standards.
City Cutting will maintain a comprehensive OHS Program conforming to the best industry practices and standards. To ensure success, such a program must start with positive attitudes toward injury and illness prevention by both supervisors and employees alike. It also requires resolute cooperation by all company employees; only through a sustained, cooperative effort can our OHS program be established and implemented in the best interests of all concerned.
The objective of City Cutting’s OHS program will be to reduce workplace injury and illness to an absolute minimum, meeting or exceeding current concrete industry standards with the goal of zero accidents and injuries.
City Cutting ‘s OHS Program is committed to:
- Providing mechanical and physical safeguards to the maximum extent possible.
- Conducting a program of safety and health inspections to find and eliminate unsafe working conditions and practices, to control and/or eliminate health and environmental hazards and to comply fully with the OHS standards for every job.
- Training all employees in good OHS practices
- Providing necessary PPE and instruction for its use and care.
- Developing and enforcing OHS rules and requiring that employees adhere to these rules as a condition of employment.
- Investigating every accident, promptly and thoroughly, to ascertain its cause, rectify it and prevent its reoccurrence.
City Cutting recognizes that the responsibilities for health, safety and environment are shared:
- City Cutting accepts the responsibility for leadership of the OHS program, for its effectiveness and improvement, and for providing the safeguards required to ensure safe working conditions/practices.
- Supervisors are responsible for developing positive attitudes toward OHS, instilling this in their employees, and for ensuring that all operations are performed with the highest regard for the health and safety of all personnel involved.
- City Cutting Employees are responsible for genuine acceptance of and adoption of all aspects of the OHS program, including compliance with all rules and regulations while performing their duties.
The Safety Information in this policy does not take precedence over NSW OH&S Regulations. All Employees should be familiar with the NSW OH&S Acts & Regulations.
All employees are reminded of their personal legal responsibilities and requirement to do everything reasonably possible to prevent injury to themselves and to do everything reasonably possible to prevent injury to themselves and to others. Adequate financial, human and other resources will be made available to ensure the effective implementation of this policy and the proper monitoring procedures will be established to monitor health and safety performance and ensure good communication and co-ordination.
It is the policy of the Company as far as reasonably practicable to:
- Provide and maintain machinery, equipment and systems of work that are safe and without risks to health
Ensure safety and the absence of risks to health in connection with the use, handling, storage and the transport of articles and substances.
- Provide such information, instruction, training and supervision as is necessary to ensure the health and safety at work of employees
- Maintain all places of work under the Company’s control, including means of access and egress, in a condition that is safe and without risk to health.
- Provide and maintain a working environment that is safe and without risk to health, and to health, and to provide appropriate facilities for welfare.
- Identity and assess all risks, and the necessary actions for their elimination or adequate control.
- Establish, maintain and develop arrangements for the effective consultation on health and safety.
- Comply with the statutory requirements as a minimum standard for health, safety and welfare of employees at work, and all others toward whom the Company has statutory obligations.
- Ensure that effective arrangements exist to deal with any reasonably foreseeable large-scale emergency, which can be controlled or mitigated by the company.
- Ensure that the responsibilities of management are clearly assigned at all levels and that their roles are clearly defined.
- Recognise the link between efficiency and the safety and health, and to minimise the costs, losses and disruption, which arises from accidents, ill health and dangerous occurrences.
- Ensure that employees are aware that they are required to work safely and to co-operate in all matters, which affect their health and safety.
This policy statement will be revised as often as required, taking in to consideration any future Company reorganisation, management change, new work methods, identification of new risks and hazards.
Our current accreditations in OHS
- General Induction OHS for construction work in NSW
- First Aid training certificate “Apply First Aid” HLTFA301B
- Blue, Yellow & Red Traffic Controller Certificates
- Confined Space Working
- Safe Work Method
- Personal Safety Track Record
- Building Accreditations – Building Supervisor Certificate