MACA Limited (MACA) is committed to providing a safe workplace for its employees and the environment.

Objectives:

The objectives of this policy are to:

  • Take total commitment by leadership along with co-operation from employees in pursuing zero harm
  • Identify catastrophic risks and other workplace hazards, whereby an and assessment of risks will establish controls to eliminate or manage risk through reducing to the lowest possible level.
  • Promote and encourage a culture where all employees are proactively maintaining a safe and healthy workplace
  • Endorse the principles of relevant legislation, standards and best practice that impact on the operation and work environment including duty of care required by employers and employees
  • Develop, implement, monitor and review safety and environmental management plans and safe systems of work
  • Prevent pollution and seek continual improvement with respect to emission discharges, wastes, energy efficiency, resource consumption and overall environmental footprint
  • Identify items or areas of cultural heritage which may be impacted by our work activities, create an awareness of the significance and establish systems to protect and maintain its value.
  • Support employees in understanding the principles of this policy.

 

Strategies:

MACA will achieve the above objectives by developing and implementing management systems and providing resources for managers, supervisors and employees in order to:

  • Ensure that safe work practices and initiatives are implemented and actively promoted to all
  • Introduce employees to company culture through a comprehensive induction process with ongoing exposure to health, safety and environmental information and knowledge through electronic, written and verbal media
  • Implement and continually review work practices and procedures to prevent injury to employees, equipment damage and environmental impacts
  • Ensure information and knowledge acquired for internal and external sources is made freely available and circulated through training, safety noticeboards, intranet, safety representatives, committees and meetings
  • Effectively investigate all incidents to fully understand the root causes to prevent reoccurrence of events and implement preventative actions
  • Conduct regular inspections, audits and review, then promptly follow up with compliance actions
  • Establish measurable objectives and targets to promote a positive safety and culture
  • Continue to review and improve the Safety and Environmental Management Systems.

 

 

MACA Limited
Board of Directors

February 2016