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Hi-Trans Express Health and Safety Policy is to protect employees and others at our workplace(s) from work caused injury and ill health and to comply with all relevant safety legislation.
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Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility

As part of our compliance processes, Hi-Trans Express is 100% committed to providing a safe working environment, which is free from hazards, for all staff, contractors and visitors on site through the following policies:

  • Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare;
  • Rehabilitation;
  • Establishment of measurable objectives and targets;
  • Legislative and regulatory compliance;
  • Continual Improvement in all our endeavours;
  • Using our own internal and contracted external resources as required in the execution of our OHS&W responsibilities;

In recognition of our Duty of Care to all persons in the workplace, we have developed and maintain processes for identification of OHS&W specific responsibilities and accountabilities within our position descriptions.

Policy Implementation

The Hi-Trans Express’ OHS&W Policy is implemented through a Quality Management System, which includes active involvement and commitment of all personnel in:

  • Identification and control of hazards;
  • Investigation and reporting of all accidents and dangerous incidents;
  • Participation of and consultation with employees on safety matters of significance;
  • Provision of first aid and emergency procedures;
  • Provision of information, training and supervision as necessary for safety;
  • Contractor Management

Responsibilities

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Managers
Carry out our Health and Safety Policy, being responsible for the health and safety of all persons working in any operation under their control. They ensure that supervisors who report to them are provided with the necessary instruction, training and resources to implement the Policy and hold them accountable to do so.

Supervisors
All persons directing the work of others are responsible for all people in their charge, and actively identifying hazards, which could cause any harm to any person in their area of control or operation and take prompt action to control them or report them to another person who has authority and capability to do so.

Employees
Take care of their health and safety and that of their fellow workers to the extent of their capability by following all safety rules, procedures and instructions of their supervisors. They are trained to not misuse safety equipment and are directed to report all hazards and injuries or ill health to their supervisor or another management person if the supervisor is not present.

Managers and Supervisors
May delegate safety duties to others but the responsibility remains with them.