• Kiama Glass

Work, Health & Safety Information

Kiama Glass has general duty of care to ensure the health and safety of its employees and visitors in connection with Kiama Glass’s operations, in accordance with relevant State and Federal legislation, codes, regulations and standards.

Employees also have obligations to ensure their own health and safety and that of their co-workers. Each employee is personally responsible for working in a safe manner and co-operating with each other to ensure work health and safety. The co-operation of all employees to adhere to safe work practices and observe safety rules and regulations at all times is vital for the success of Kiama Glass’ commitment to health and safety.

All employees agree to abide by State and Federal legislation, codes, regulations, rules and Kiama Glass’ Work Health and Safety Policy, which is set out below. All employees must read this policy and raise any concerns they have with their supervisor immediately upon commencing employment.

Any breach of this policy, or an employee’s obligations of health and safety towards themselves or others may result in disciplinary action being taken against employees, up to and including dismissal.

If any employee has any concern or query regarding work health and safety, they should notify Kiama Glass’s designated health safety officer or their Supervisor as soon as possible so that the issue can be considered without delay.

SAFETY RULES AND REGULATIONS

Employees must report all accidents and near misses immediately to the designated health and safety officer or their supervisor. An accident report (in the Incident Report Form below) must be completed as soon as possible following the accident or near miss.

Employees must keep their immediate work areas and amenities clean and tidy. Clean up anything which could cause a person to trip or fall. Check stability of tables and chairs.

Running and horse play within the workplace is strictly forbidden.

Any protective clothing provided or required to be worn by Kiama Glass must be worn.

Presenting at the workplace in an intoxicated state is strictly forbidden.

Employees must follow directions from the designated health and safety officer and their supervisor in relation to health and safety matters.

Any employee with a suggestion or comment regarding health and safety should raise the issue with the designated health and safety officer or their supervisor as soon as possible so that the matter can be considered and addressed as appropriate.

All employees must complete the General Safe Work Method Statement upon their employment with Kiama Glass.All employees must complete additional Safe Work Method Statements in relation to high risk work when required on a job specific basis.

OBLIGATIONS

Kiama Glass is firmly committed to a policy enabling all work activities to be carried out safely, and with all possible measures taken to remove or minimize risks to the health, safety and welfare of workers, contractors, authorized visitors, and anyone else who may be affected by our operations.

We are committed to ensuring we comply with the Work health and Safety Act 2011, the Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 and applicable codes of Practice and Australian Standards as far as possible.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Kiama Glass is responsible for the providing and maintaining:

• a safe working environment

• safe systems of work

• plant and substances in safe condition

• facilities for the welfare of all workers

• any information, instruction, training and supervision needed to make sure that all workers are safe from injury and risks to their health

• promote, maintain and continuously improve the system

• consult with all parties

Workers each have an obligation to:

• comply with safe work practices, with the intent of avoiding injury to themselves and others and damage to plant, equipment and property

• take reasonable care of the health and safety of themselves and others

• wear personal protective equipment and clothing where necessary

• comply with any direction given by management for health and safety

• not misuse or interfere with anything provided for health and safety

• report all accidents, incidents or hazards on the job immediately, no matter how trivial

• report all known or observed hazards to their supervisor or manager.

Application of this policy

We seek the co-operation of all workers, customers and other persons. We encourage suggestions for realising our health and safety objectives to create a safe working environment with a zero accident rate. This policy applies to all business operations and functions, including those situatiosn where workers are required to work off-site.

GOALS

This policy:

· shows the commitment of Kiama Glass management and workers to health and safety

· aims to remove or reduce the risks to the health, safety and welfare of all workers, contractors and visitors, and anyone else who may be affected by our business operations aims to ensure all work activities are done safely.

WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR WHAT

Director – Kelly Seuren is responsible for the providing and maintaining:

  • a safe working environmentsafe systems of workplant and substances in safe condition

  • facilities for the welfare of all workers

  • any information, instruction, training and supervision needed to make sure that all workers are safe from injury and risks to their health

  • promote, maintain and continuously improve the system

  • consult with all parties

Workers each have an obligation to:

  • comply with safe work practices, with the intent of avoiding injury to themselves and others and damage to plant, equipment and property

  • take reasonable care of the health and safety of themselves and others

  • wear personal protective equipment and clothing where necessary

  • comply with any direction given by management for health and safety

  • not misuse or interfere with anything provided for health and safety

  • report all accidents, incidents or hazards on the job immediately, no matter how trivial

  • report all known or observed hazards to their supervisor or manager.

We expect visitors, employees and contractors to

  • comply with current Work Health & Safety Act 2011 No10

  • Work Health & Safety Regulations ACT 2011

  • Comply with all of the above at all times

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