OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICY

 

Commitment

The CSE Group recognises its moral and legal responsibility, in particular to the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act 2004, to provide a safe and healthy work environment for employees, customers, visitors and contractors. This commitment extends to ensuring the organisation’s operations do not place the local community at risk of injury or illness.


Goals and Objectives

The CSE Group will:

  • provide safe equipment and systems of work,

  • provide written procedures and instructions where required to ensure safe systems of work,

  • ensure compliance with legislative requirements and current industry standards,

  • provide information, instructions, training and supervision to employees, customers, visitors and contractors to ensure their safety, and

  • provide support and assistance to employees and opportunities to be involved in consultation on safety issues

 

Responsibilities

The CSE Group recognises that management has the overall responsibility to provide a safe workplace. Each management representative will be held accountable for implementing this policy.

Management’s responsibilities include:

  • providing and maintaining the workplace in a safe condition,

  • ensuring all OHS policies and procedures are implemented,

  • actively promoting and being involved in those policies and procedures,

  • providing the resources to meet their OHS commitment.

Employees will ensure that they:

  • follow all OHS policies and procedures,

  • report all hazards to management,

  • carry out work in a manner so as not to create a health and safety hazard to yourself or others,

  • use correct equipment for the task at hand.

 

Consultation

The organisation has total commitment to encouraging consultation and cooperation between management and employees. It will formally involve all personnel in any workplace change that will affect the health and safety of employees in the workplace.