Work Health and Safety 2017-05-26T19:12:35+00:00

Work Health and Safety at Novascape Landscaping

Novascape Landscaping Pty Ltd’s policy in the area of work health and safety is to provide a safe and healthy place to work for all staff, contractors and members of the public. The management of Novascape Landscaping Pty Ltd is committed to improving every aspect of work health and safety by involving all staff and subcontractors in reducing or eliminating any risks and hazards in the workplace and providing sufficient resources to comply with the Work Health & Safety Regulation 2011, Work Health & Safety Act 2011, Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act 1998 No. 86.

In order to implement the general provisions of this policy, Novascape Landscaping Pty Ltd will set up and monitor a program of activities relating to WHS and include:

  • WHS training and education
  • work design, workplace design and standard work procedures
  • safety rules and disciplinary procedures • changes to work methods
  • provision of WHS equipment
  • workplace inspections
  • changes to work methods
  • reporting and recording incidents, injuries and illnesses
  • provide WHS information to employees, contractors, and subcontractors

The Director and managers are required to ensure this policy and the WHS program are effectively implemented in their area of control. All supervisors are responsible and will be held accountable for taking all practical measures to ensure the workplace they control is safe and without risk to health.

Managers and supervisors will be held accountable for prompt action, so that unsafe, unhealthy conditions and unsatisfactory behaviour is eliminated. Employees are required to cooperate and comply with Novascape Landscaping Pty Ltd’s WHS policy and program to ensure their own health and safety and that of their fellow workers as well as the public. All employees are required to report any unsafe condition or act.

Subcontractors engaged to work for Novascape Landscaping Pty Ltd are required as part of their contract, to comply with the WHS policy and programs, in accordance with the Work Health and Safety Act and Regulations, observing directions on health and safety matters from supervisors, employees or officers.

Novascape Landscaping Pty Ltd has a fully implemented Work Health and Safety manual covering all policies, safe work instructions, register of injuries, first aid & injury investigation procedures and safety data sheets. The entire manual or part thereof is available for your perusal upon request.