Company "Workplace Health and Safety" Policy

JDS is committed to the health, safety and welfare of all its employees, subcontractors and others who may be affected by its activities.

The Occupational / Workplace Health & Safety System of JDS is based on New South Wales Occupational Health and Safety Act, Queensland Workplace Health and Safety Act / Regulations and to AS / NZS 4801:2001 Standards.

We are committed to implementing a systematic risk management approach to Occupational / Workplace Health and Safety Acts to provide and further develop a safe work environment including the following key components -:

Complying with all legislative requirements related to Occupational / Workplace Health and Safety Acts and Regulations.

Ensuring a system is in place to facilitate effective consultation regarding Occupational / Workplace Health and Safety Acts and Regulations issues.

Ensuring Occupational Health & Safety is incorporated into all planning documents including the Corporate Plan.

Incorporating Occupational / Workplace Health & Safety into performance agreements.

Ensuring an effective system is in place to facilitate hazard identification, risk assessment and control.

Encouraging the reporting of all injuries and near misses and ensuring effective investigation and remedial action is carried out.

Ensuring Occupational / Workplace Health and Safety Acts and Regulations is a regular agenda item at all management and staff meetings.

Establishing performance targets for accident rates and system implementation.

Providing adequate instruction, training and information.

Effectively promoting and communicating Occupational / Workplace Health and Safety Acts and Regulations matters including staff responsibilities and accountabilities.

 

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