Health & Safety Policy

At Hall’s Group we take personal responsibility for making health and safety a key part of our business.  It matters because we want all our people to go home safe everyday.

We demonstrate that safety and wellness matters at Hall’s Group by;

  • Ensuring our safety systems are central to our business by investigating causes of incidents, reducing hazards and risks, monitoring them to regularly take account of changing conditions and circumstances in the workplace.

  • Encouraging our team members to have the opportunity to participate in the development of health and safety practices, setting targets, and delivering on the actions so that we all take accountability on ensuring a safe and healthy workplace and that whatever we report is really what happened.

  • Providing employees and contractors with appropriate training, supervision, and information to undertake their duties safely.

  • Being clear on the health and safety rules, standards, and procedures in the Company’s Health and Safety Framework and Manual, and that everyone is aware of the accountability for any failure to comply.

  • Communicating and cooperating with other businesses, people and PCBU’s to identify, manage and control risks.

  • Providing safety leadership that is real, honest, and effective

Responsibilities and Commitment of Directors and Management

The company will: 

  • Consult with employees on health and safety matters that affect them.

  • Set measurable objectives and targets for health and safety for continued improvement.

  • Ensure all plant, substances and work systems used are suitable for their intended purposes and meet safety requirements.

  • Provide adequate training, information, instruction and supervision.

  • Ensure employees, contractors, and visitors are made aware of their responsibilities and safety procedures.

  • Respond promptly to any health or safety issues brought to their attention

  • Implement best practice safety governance, comply with all statutory requirements and industry standards, and commit to having the appropriate training and accountability for all staff.

  • Provide rehabilitation and wellness programs, to support the safe and early return to work of all injured employees and foster an environment that values employee wellness.

Responsibilities of employees, contractors, and visitors

Employees, contractors, and visitors will:

  • Carry out work in a way that does not adversely affect their health and safety and that of others.

  • Learn and understand health and safety rules and follow them to ensure they completely understand instructions before starting work, to avoid taking short cuts and always use safe work procedures.

  • Correctly use any training, personal protective equipment and safety devices provided.

  • Stop and get instructions from a team leader before continuing if in doubt about the safety of a task.

  • Make sure that personal responsibilities in emergency situations are understood

  • Report all accidents, unsafe conditions, and hazards, to a team leader or health and safety representative.

This policy will be reviewed bi-annually.

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Vaughan Grant

Chief Executive Officer

08 January 2019