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How We Do It

Health & Safety

An overview of our Health & Safety Commitments

While we strive for maximum productivity and quality in our work, health & safety practices are at the forefront of our thinking.

We are constantly adapting to our environment and responsibilities to deliver a safe work place for both clients and staff.

 

We promote awareness and understanding of Health and Safety through:

  • Communicating changes to legislation
  • Identifying leadership roles and responsibilities
  • Outlining policies and procedures at formal meetings
  • Encouraging communication and active participation in the plan
  • Health and Safety awareness training such as first aid and hazard identification
  • Pre-employment and random drug & alcohol testing

Statement of Commitment to Health & Safety

Max Contracts Limited are committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for everyone using the premises or sites as a place of work or visiting. As Management, we accept responsibility to:

  • Establish health and safety objectives and performace criteria for all managers and work areas
  • Annually review health and safety objectives and manager's performance
  • Encourage accurate and timely reporting and recording of all incidents and injuries
  • Investigate all reported incidents and injuries to identify all contributing factors and, where appropriate, formulate plans for corrective actions
  • Actively encourage the early reporting of any pain or discomfort
  • Provide treatment and rehabilitation plans that ensure a safe, early and durable return to work
  • Ensure that all workers are made aware of the hazards in their work areas and are adequatley trained so they can carry out their duties in a safe manner
  • Ecourage worker consulation and participation in all health and safety matters
  • Allow workers to elect health and safety representatives
  • Ensure that all ocntractors and subcontractors are actively managing health and safety for themselves and their workers
  • Promote a system for continuous improvement, including annual review of policies and procedures
  • Meet the obligations of HSWA 2015 – Duties of Workers Section 45 (a) – (d) and Duties of other persons at workplace Section 46 (a)-(c)
  • Every worker is expected to share in the commitment to health and safety.
  • Every Manager, Supervisor and Foreperson is accountable to the employer for the health and safety of workers working under their direction.
  • Each worker is expected to help maintain a safe and healthy workplace through:
  • Full disclosure of any pre-existing medical conditions or injuries
  • Following all safe work procedures, rules and instructions
  • Properly using all safety equipement and clothing provided
  • Early reporting of any pain or discomfort
  • Taking an active role in the company's treatment and rehabilitation plan, for their "early and durable for work"
  • Reporting all incidents, injuries and hazards to the appropriate person.

The Health and Safety Committee includes a representative from senior management. The Committee is responsbile for implementing, monitoring, reviewing and planning health and safety polices, systems and practices.

Managing Director, David Mc Sorley