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OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH + SAFETY POLICY

We at SOS Labour Solutions are committed to our legal and moral obligation to provide a safe and healthy work environment for employees, ensuring the company sets measurable objectives and targets for our health and safety performance.

It is our policy to:

• Enable all work activities to be carried out safely, with all possible measures taken to remove, or at least reduce, risks to the health, safety and welfare or employees, contractors, site visitors and anyone who may be affected by our operations;

• Provide resources and funding sufficient to maintain an effective health and safety program;

• Comply with the Work Health and Safety Act 2012, the Work Health Safety Regulations 2012 and applicable codes of practice and Australian Standards as far as reasonably practicable; and

• Communicate and Consult with employees and sub-contractors on health and safety matters.

Managers are responsible for:

• Demonstrate leadership by actively engaging in the management of OH&S;

• Maintaining a safe workplace;

• Ensuring safe working procedures are communicated and followed;

• Ensuring plant, equipment and surroundings are safe;

• Commitments to consult and co-operate with employees in all matters relating to health and safety in the workplace; and

• Provide information, instruction, training and supervision that may be reasonable necessary to ensure that each employee is safe from risks to health and safety;

 

Employees and sub-contractors are required to:

• Observe and comply with all safe working procedures;

• Protect their own health and safety, and that of their colleagues;

• Cooperate with management to achieve a safe and healthy workplace;

• Report all known or observed hazards to their immediate supervisor or manager;

• Wear personal protective equipment when required, and maintain PPE in remains in good condition;

COVID - 19 

SOS Labour Solutions is committed to playing its part in reducing the risk of our employees and clients being exposed to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and supporting efforts to contain its spread. It is evident from the emergence of this virus that our best chance of impacting its development is for everyone to be vigilant in regard to proper hygiene practices and awareness of any developing symptoms.

We ask that you support the following actions:

 

SIMPLE STEPS TO HELP STOP THE SPREAD

Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds to prevent passing on germs.

Dry your hands.

Use hand sanitiser where possible.

Implement good cough or sneeze etiquette - cough or sneeze into your arm, or usea tissue, and then bin the tissue.

 

SOCIAL DISTANCING
Avoiding large public gatherings if they’re not essential
Keeping a distance of 1.5 metres between you and other people whenever 
possible.
Avoid unnecessary contact with others (shaking hands etc.

 

SELF ISOLATION
If you are not feeling well and experiencing cold or flu like symptoms regardless if you have traveled overseas or had close contact with a confirmed case

Do not attend work

Contact SOS Labour Solutions and your site supervisor

Do not return to work until you have been cleared by a Medical Practitioner.

 

If you have recently traveled overseas, OR have had close contact with a confirmed case

Self-isolate at home for a period of 14 days

Do not attend work

This policy applies in all our operations and functions, including off-site projects.

We seek the cooperation of all employees, clients and visitors.

Dale Thomsett

Managing Director

July 2020

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