The company believes that the health and safety of employees is of prime importance. The company opperates an Occupational Health and Safety Program with the following objectives:
To identify and remove or control the causes of accidents and health hazards in the workplace.
The goals of the Safety Program are achieved through the involvement of all employees. The program is based on the following elements:
Management Leadership - the assumption of ultimate responsibility by management to prevent accidents, with the declaration of a company OH&S policy and the setting of safety standards, rules and procedures.
Assignment of Responsibility - the delegation by management of authority to all levels of supervision to take appropriate action to ensure safe operations, and to be responsible and accountable for activities under their control.
Provision of Safe Working Conditions - by regular inspections and audits, provision of PPE, hazard identification, reporting and removal or control by engineering, administrative or procedural means.
Employee Participation - through consultation, regular safety meetings, hazard reporting and employee suggestion schemes.
Safety Training at All Levels - a combination of formal and on the job training.
An Accident/Incident Recording System - all accidents, incidents are reported, investigated and recorded. Statistical data is produced and analysed.