Novaproducts Global recognizes its moral and legal responsibility to provide a safe and healthy work environment for employees, contractors, customers, and visitors. This commitment extends to ensuring that Novaproducts Global operations do not place the local community at risk of injury, illness or property damage.
Our management policy is to follow established employment / Fairwork guidelines and legislation
Novaproducts Global will:
- Provide safe plant and systems of work
- Provide procedures and instructions to ensure safe systems of work
- Ensure compliance with legislative requirements and current industry standards
- Provide information, instruction, training, and supervision to employees, contractors, and customers to ensure their safety
- Provide support and assistance to employees
Each management representative is accountable for implementing this policy in their area of responsibility.
Management is responsible for:
- The provision and maintenance of the workplace in a safe condition
- Involvement in the development, promotion, and implementation of health and safety policies and procedures
- Training employees in the safe performance of their assigned tasks
- The provision of resources to meet the health and safety commitment
Employees are to:
- Follow all health and safety policies and procedures
- Report all known or observed hazards to their immediate supervisor or manager
HEALTH AND SAFETY GENERAL POLICY
The Company recognizes and accepts its obligation under health and safety legislation to take all practicable steps to safeguard the health and safety of its staff. All Managers, Supervisors and Staff are required to observe and work within the following policy.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF OUR STAFF
Each and every employee of the Company has the right and the duty to draw his/her Manager or Supervisor’s attention to the existence of any unsafe condition. Only constant vigilance on the part of everyone can avoid the pain and distress that is always involved whenever an injury occurs.
Health & Safety legislation is based on the principle of Duty of Care, which means planning for the prevention of workplace accidents, injuries and illnesses and applies to all people in the workplace, including visitors and contractors.
MANAGERS AND SUPERVISORS
Managers and Supervisors have a duty of care at the workplace to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of all employees and others who come into the workplace. This involves organizing the workplace and systems of work to ensure people at work are not put at risk, such as:
- implementing any detailed safety policies and procedures that are formulated from time to time;
- ensuring that information is imparted to all staff on safe working practices and training is provided;
- undertaking hazard identification and risk assessment and implementing risk control measures.
- regular housekeeping and equipment inspection to ensure the equipment and the site are maintained in good condition;
- ensuring that all staff are carrying out their duties in line with established instructions, procedures and legislation;
- reacting to notification of hazards by either fixing them immediately or, if this is not possible, bypassing information onto Management for the provision of capital if necessary to remove safety hazards;
- ensuring that all accidents that occur are fully investigated, reported and analyzed, with the object of establishing causes and preventing recurrence;
- that a Register of Injuries Book is established where details of work-related injuries and illnesses are recorded.
- providing information immediately to Senior Management of each accident claim or near-miss for risk management review.
- consulting with staff on all of the above matters
In general Managers and Supervisors are responsible at all times to ensure that all persons under their control work in a safe manner and in a safe environment. This involves a positive programme of actions to identify and eliminate, isolate or minimise risks, which includes but is not limited to:
Equipment and operations are to be maintained and used in a safe manner and safety equipment is to be worn where provided.
All safety directions are to be observed including signs, which are displayed.
In the event of an accident occurring, it must be thoroughly investigated by the Supervisor in charge of the work area, who will take or recommend appropriate action to avoid any recurrence.
All personnel will receive adequate training to enable them to carry out their work safely and efficiently.
All accidents must be properly recorded, and in the case of serious injury, they must be reported to the relevant Government Authority.