Health and Safety

The management of Ajax Building Contractors Ltd is committed to providing and maintaining a safe and healthy working environment for its employees and all persons using the premises as a place of work.
To ensure a safe and healthy work environment, management will continue to develop and maintain their existing Health and Safety Management System.

Specifically, management will:

  • Set health and safety objectives and performance criteria for all managers and work areas
  • Annually review health and safety objectives and managers' performance
  • Actively encourage the accurate and timely reporting and recording of all incidents and injuries
  • Investigate all reported incidents and injuries to ensure all contributing factors are identified and, where appropriate, plans are formulated to take corrective action
  • Actively encourage the early reporting of any pain or discomfort
  • Provide a treatment and rehabilitation plan that ensures a safe, early and durable return to work
  • Identify all existing and new hazards and take all practicable steps to eliminate, isolate or minimise the exposure to any hazards deemed to be significant
  • Ensure that all employees are made aware of the hazards in their work area and are adequately trained to enable them to perform their duties in a safe manner
  • Encourage employee consultation and participation in all matters relating to health and safety
  • Promote a system of continuous improvement, including the annual review of policies and procedures
  • Meet our obligations under the Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Act 2002, the Health and Safety in Employment Regulations 1995, Codes of Practices, and any relevant Standards or Guidelines.

Every employee of the company is expected to share in the commitment to this policy:

  • Every manager, supervisor or foreman has a responsibility for the health and safety of those employees working under their direction.
  • Each employee is expected to play a vital and responsible role in maintaining a safe and healthy workplace through:
    • Observing all safe work procedures, rules and instructions
    • The early reporting of any pain or discomfort
    • Taking an active role in the company's treatment and rehabilitation plan, to ensure an early and durable return to work
    • Ensuring that all accidents, incidents and unsafe conditions are reported to the appropriate person.