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RITTWOOD CONSTRUCTIO
NS PTY. LTD.


INTEGRATED MANAGEMEN
T PROCEDURE





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DOCUMENT NO.
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MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK



SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT


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Introduction


We use this procedure to ensure that our business and project sites are run in a safe
an
d

environmentally responsible
manner protecting employees and the public in accordance with our
responsibilities under the Workplace Health & Safety Act (Qld)
2011

and the Environ
mental Protection Act (Qld) 1994
.


The projects we undertake involve high risk activities
and often involve

significant environmental aspects


consequently we:



Identify all the hazards and risks associated with all work activities;



Define control measures that reduce these risks to an acceptable level; and



T
ake
a
ppropriate action to implement
the control meas
ures
and
to ensure

the
ir effectiveness
.


Our staff, employees and sub
-
contractors are trained in workplace health and
safety matters
and environmental management aspects
that affect their work place.

It is everyone’s responsibility to see this happens.


Th
e
DIRECTOR
S

and the
GENERAL

MANAGER are

responsible for supplying the resources needed to implement the provisions of this procedure.

The
GENERAL
MANAGER,
CONTRACT

ENGINEER
S
, SUPERVISOR
S

and the
SYSTEMS

MANAGER are responsible for the
implementation of thi
s

procedure.

The SUPERVISOR is responsible for identifying and reporting hazards or safety issues on projects.

We use
Daily Pre
-
start Briefings,
Toolbox Meetings
and
other worker

briefing sessions
whenever we need to pass on information to
our workers

or to discuss and resolve safety issues
and
significant environmental concerns
.


Index


INPUT OR REQUIREMENTS

ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH THE PROCESS

OUTPUT OR EVIDENCE


1.

Company
Obligations & Policy

a.

Health & Safety

The Workplace Health & Safety Act places an obligation on
Brittwood

to
ensure that its operations are
conducted in a safe manner that encompasses:



Developing effective workplace health & safety strategies; and



Implementing its workplace health & safety strategies integral with efficient resource
management.


1.

Company

Obligations & Policy

2.

Appreciation of Legal & Other requirements

3.

Health
,

Safety
& Environmental
Management Framework

4.

Consultation, Communication & R
eporting

5.

Identify WH&S Hazards

Risks &

Potential
Environmental Impacts

associated with Company
Operations

6.

Assessment of Risk & Potential for Workplace Injury
,

Illness
& Potential Environmental Impact
-

Projects

7.

Control Measures

8.

Construction

Safety Plan (
C
SP)

& Con
struction
Environmental Management Plan (CEMP)

9.

Monitor & Supervise
Risk

Control Measures

10.

Site Safety Committee

11.

Company Safety
& Training
Committee

12.

Safety Training

13.

Incident Reporting

14.

Emergency Preparedness

15.

Hazardous Substances

16.

Evaluation of Effectiveness
-

Hazard
Identification, Risk Assessment and Controls

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b.

Environmental Req
uirements

The Environmental Protection Act places an obligation on
Brittwood Constructions

to ensure that its
operations are conducted in an ecologically sustainable manner that encompasses:



Defining environmental objectives;



Developing effective environme
ntal strategies;



Implementing its environmental strategies integral with efficient resource management; and



Ensuring that no significant environmental impact is caused.


These
safety and environmental
obligations are addressed as follows:



Defining
workplace health & safety
an
d environmental protection policies



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Identifying all hazards and risks
and
environmental aspects
associated with company operations
and defining c
ontrols that minimize the potential for causing
injury,

illness

or
environmental
harm.



Determining those aspects that have or can have significant impact on the environment.



Setting objectives and targets to fulfill the commitments established in the
Healt
h & Safety
Policy

and the
Environment Policy and in the defined control measures.



Establish waste management and materials recycling arrangements, including minimization of
waste creation, recycling of used materials as far as possible and responsible disp
osal of waste.


Further
, we actively promote
safe
and environmentally
responsible work practices by all employees
(including other project personnel


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-
捯n瑲慣瑯rsI 整挩.








Maintaining

Legal & Other
Requirements (
p
rocedure
BC
-
IMP
-
13
)

2.

Appreciation of Legal & Other Requirements

The
GENERAL

MANAGER and the SYSTEMS MANAGER are responsible for ensuring that an
adequate appreciation is maintained of the following reference materials:



Legislation and regulations (national, state and local
governments).



Codes of Practice and guidelines (government and services authorities).



Client requirements.


The scope of and means for obtaining the necessary information are defined in the Procedure for
Maintaining

Legal & Other Requirements (
BC
-
IMP
-
13
).






WH&S Act

3.

Health,

Safety
& Environmental
Management Framework

This procedure

is
a key component of the IMS Manual

based on




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AS
/NZS

4801: 2000



Pensar Health & Safety Policy



AS/NZS 4801: 2001
“Occupational health and safety management systems


Specification and
guidance for use”
慮d



AS/NZS 14001: 2004
“Environmental management systems


Requirements with guidance for
use”
.


It

defines
the framework for
processes and responsibilities
that
encompass
:



Risk assessment, hazard identification and definition of controls which ensure health and safety
of all employees, sub
-
contractors and others who may need to enter company premises and work
sites.



Identification of significant environmental aspe
cts associated with any of the company
operations and definition of controls that minimize their potential impacts.



Development of site safety
and environmental
management plans and work
procedures
.



Induction and training.



Incident reporting and emergency
processes.



Establishing
an environment that is conducive to communication and consultation
.



Management review of safety
and environmental
polic
ies

and objectives, including effectiveness
of defined procedures.


Overall company
health, safety and
environmental goals and objectives are defined in the context of
guiding principles in the
Health & Safety and Environmental Policies
.


The GENERAL MANAGER and the
CONTRACT ENGINEER

are responsible for defining specific
operational and project objectives,
performance targets and dates for their achievement.


Regular reports on progress towards achievement of
safety and
environmental objectives and targets
are prepared by the
SYSTEMS
MANAGER for consideration at Management Review meetings:



Monthly Project Sa
fety/Environment/Quality Report (form PF
-
03
-
06A)



Monthly Vehicle, Plant & Equipment Report (form PF
-
03
-
06B).














Control measures.



Safety
and environmental
management plans
.



W
ork
procedures.



Records of safety
and environmental
management
processes
.



Management review decisions
.











Monthly Safety, Environment,
Quality, Vehicle & Equipment
Reports (forms PF
-
03
-
06 A & B)


4.

Consultation, Communication & Reporting

The
GENERAL
MANAGER and the
CONTRACT ENGINEERS

are responsible for ensuring that
effective processes for consultation, communication and reporting are maintained.


Consultation

Mechanisms for consultation with employees (including sub
-
contractor employees) on workplace
health & safety matters include:



Discussion with employees of their feedback on workplace health & safety
and
environmental









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matters, including consideration of findings from review of the effectiveness of measures
defined/implemented for minimization of the risk of workplace injury or il
lness
, or
environmental harm
;



Safety
& Training
Committee meetings;



Interactive discussions in toolbox sessions on project sites and other
worker

briefing sessions;



Involvement of employees (as necessary) in the process of customising generic Work
Procedures
(WPs) as part of project and activity planning; and



Interactive discussions on the effectiveness of defined procedures and control measures (eg in
IMS training sessions).


Communication

The processes used for communication of workplace health a
nd safety matters include:



F
ace
-
to
-
face interaction between all levels of management and employees;



I
nductions and
activity briefing sessions;



Safety Committee meetings, including publication of minutes;



Safety Notices;



IMS Bulletins
; and



T
raining sessions
.


External Stakeholders

The
CONTRACT

ENGINEER is responsible for ensuring (as necessary) adequate interaction with
external stakeholders about project environmental aspects and how they are to be managed, generally
by consultation and communication about
the following:



Any potential for significant environmental impact during or as a consequence of the project
;



Control measures to be implemented in order to avoid significant environmental impacts and/or
to minimize the frequency and/or severity of those
impacts.


Various means for involving other stakeholders are utilized as warranted


敧:



Face
-
to
-
face meetings



Newsletters



Letter box drops



Notices in local newspapers.


Reporting

Records resulting from the various communication processes
are prepared by
the employee(s)
responsible for the respective activities. Various reviews of safety management are also recorded:



Daily
Supervisor Report (form
PF
-
02
-
06
);







Induction records



Safety
/Training

Committee meetings
minutes



Safety Notices



IMS Bulletins






















Daily
Supervisor Report (form
PF
-
02
-
06
);



Daily Site Safety & Environment
Inspection Records (form
BC
-
SM
-
0
7B
)



Site Safety & Environment Audit
Checklist
(form
BC
-
SM
-
0
7A
)



Office/Workstation Safety &
Environment Checklist (form
BC
-
SM
-
0
7A
)

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Daily Site Safety & Environment Inspection Records


(form

-

-
0





Site Safety & Environment
Aud
it
Checklist

(form
BC
-
SM
-
0
7A
);



Office/Workstation Safety & Environment Checklist (form
BC
-
SM
-
07A
);



Incident

Reports (form PF
-
10
-
02);



Safety
/Training

Committee minutes;



A
udit reports;



Monthly Project Safety/Environment/Q
uality Report (form PF
-
03
-
06A);



Monthly Vehicle, Plant & Equipment Report (form PF
-
03
-
06B)
;
and



Minutes of meetings, correspondence with client, authority and/or community representatives
and/or diary notes as necessary.




Incident
Reports (form
Bcqp
-
11a
)



Safety
/Training

Committee minutes



A
udit reports



Monthly Project Safety/
Environment/Quality Report (form
PF
-
03
-
06A)



Monthly Vehicle, Plant &
Equipment
Report (form PF
-
03
-
06B)



Minutes of meetings,
correspondence, diary notes




Workplace hazards
&
significant environmental
aspects
(project sites, offices,
etc).



WH&S Act



Environmental protection Act

5.

Identify WH&S Hazards
,

Risk
s

&

Potential Environmental Impacts

associated with
Company Operations

The WH&S Act
and the Environment Protection Act
place obligation
s

on every person to ensure his
or her own workplace health and safety, the workplace health and safety of others

and

a responsible
approach to management of environmental aspects
. Th
e
s
e

obligation
s

require all employees and all
workers
at

a workplace to look out for hazards
and risks
in our workplaces and to report them.


The
GENERAL

MANAGER
is

responsible for:



R
eview o
f the activities of the company and for identifying any activities that could pose ris
ks to
employees or the public
-

e
mployees, suppliers and sub
-
contractors are included in this review
as necessary
; and



E
nsuring that any employee given the task of identi
fying environmental aspects and their
potential for causing environmental harm is competent and experienced in identifying them.
The list of environmental aspects while prepared prior to the commencement of works can be
added to at any time during the wor
ks following suggestions from staff or employees (eg
following toolbox meetings, as a result of a regular site inspection, client/representative
instructions).

These assessments also consider any relevant regulatory requirements.


The
CONTRACT ENGINEER

is responsible for all project operations and for ensuring that any
safety
risks and
environmental aspects that have potential to cause environmental harm in accordance with
clause 6 below are identified. Employees, suppliers and sub
-
contractors are inclu
ded in these
assessments as necessary.


The GENERAL MAN
AGER

and the
SYSTEMS
MANAGER are responsible for identification of any
environmental aspects pertaining to all non
-
project operations of the company and for definition and
implementation of control mea
sures for minimizing the potential for
injury, illness or
environmental

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harm from these operations.










Risk Assessment Procedure (
BC
-
IMP
-
01
)



Project details



Site conditions



Work Procedures



Project Management Plan



WH&S Act



Environmental protection
Act



Authority requirements



Specifications



WP folder

6.

Assessment of Risk & Potential for Workplace Injury or Illness

& Potential Environmental
Impacts
-

Projects

Initial identification of potential hazards on project sites is the responsibility of the ESTIMA
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Brittwood

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List of identified hazards.





Hazard
Identification & Risk
Assessment


mroj散瑳 䙯rm (form

-

-
1S B or C)








Risk Assessment


mroj散瑳 form
(mc
-

-
〱0






Activity specific work
procedures



Construction

Safety Plan

(CSP)



Construction Environmental
Management Plan (CEMP)


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SUPERVISORS,
Leading Hands,
plant operators and workmen, sub
-
contractors and suppliers.



SYSTEMS MANAGER
.



Other relevant parties (eg Energex, QR, Main Roads, Local Authority).



7.

Control
Measures

Control measures are defined as the output from the risk assessment processes defined in clause 6
above to ensure that the potential for project/operatio
nal activities to cause injury,

illness

or

environmental harm
are minimized


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wi汬

gen敲
慬ay b攠楮 瑨攠form of:



Work Procedures (WPs);
and/
or



Specific instructions.


Control measures include as necessary :



documented procedures, instructions or work activity methods;



identification of acceptable operating criteria;



processes for regular
monitoring of the implementation of control measures;



employee briefing (eg induction or training sessions);



client instructions
(eg erosion & sedimentation control plans).


If warranted, requirements for monitoring the implementation of control measures w
ill be defined in a
Monitoring Plan. In particular, Work
Procedures

(W
Ps
) include definition of requirements for
continuously monitoring implementation of the various control measures defined in them. Each W
P

incorporates a checklist for use in recording p
eriodic assessment by the CONSTRUCTION
MANAGEMENT
TEAM of compliance with those control measures.







Work Procedures (WPs)



Specific instructions











Monitoring Plan




WH&S Act



Environment Protection Act



Construction

Safety Plan
template



Construction

Environmental
Management Plan template



8.

Construction

Safety Plan

(
C
SP)

&
Environmental Management Plan (
C
EMP)


The
CONTRACT ENGINEER

consult
s

as necessary with the SYSTEMS MANAGER and/or the
SUPERVISOR

in preparation of the
Construction

Safety Plan

and th
e Construction

Environmental
Management Plan
.


The
se

p
lan
s

include as necessary :



Project details and/or cross references to the Project Management Plan

and

Traffic Management
Plans, including relevant dates &/or work programs.



Responsibilities for safety
and environmental
management & project organization chart,
including company details.



Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment


mroj散瑳 䙯rm (form mc
-

-
1S B or C).



Work

Procedures

and Project Specific Work Procedures
.




Construction

Safety Plan



Construction

Environmental
Management Plan



Work
Procedures



Monitoring Plan







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Site spe
cific emergency procedures and contacts.



Site rules and induction requirements.



Safety
/Training

Committee roles and responsibilities.



Incident reporting requirements.



Monitoring/inspection procedure and timetable.



Training requirements.



Daily Pre
-
Starts &
work activity briefings



Toolbox meeting arrangements.


Day
-
to
-
day works activities are planned and control of their implementation executed by the
CONTRACT ENGINEER

and the
SUPERVISOR

in accordance with the Project Management Plan
(PMP), the
Construction

S
afety Plan (
C
SP) and the
Construction

Environmental Management Plan
(
C
EMP
)

with specific reference to the control measures defined in Work Procedures.


All employees and all workers
at

a workplace are obliged to ensure that any departure from defined
contr
ol measures, or additional safety hazards or
environmental
risks they observe, are reported to the
SUPERVISOR

and/or the
SYSTEMS
MANAGER
.


The

CONSTRUCTION

MANAGEMENT
TEAM

is

responsible for ensuring that the
Construction

Safety Plan
and Construction

Environmental Management Plan

requirements are implemented.

The
CONTRACT
ENGINEER is responsible for ensuring that sufficient resources and staff are available
to carry out th
es
e plan
s
.


The
CONTRACT
ENGINEER define
s

arrangements for briefing SUPERVISORS,
operators, workers,
sub
-
contractors and suppliers on site hazards and
environmental
risks, the
Construction

Safety Plan

and the
Construction

Environmental Management Plan
, including all work

procedures


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-
st慲琠tnd
慣瑩t楴y br楥iings
慮d⽯r 慳a
Too汢ox m敥瑩ng r散ords
.



























Induction and training records



Minutes of
daily pre
-
start and
activity briefings &
Toolbox
Meetings




Construction

Safety Plan

(
C
SP)



Construction

Environmental
Management Plan



Work method statements.



Work procedures



Monitoring Plan.

9.

Monitor & Supervise
Risk

Control Measures

Day
-
to
-
day works activities are planned and control of their implementation executed by the
CONTRACT
ENGINEER and SUPERVISOR in accordance with the Project Management Plan, the
Construction

Safety Plan
,
the
Construction

Environmental Management Plan

and
W
o
rk

P
rocedures
.


Work
Procedures
(W
Ps
) include definition of requirements for continuously monitoring
implementation of the various control measures defined in them. Each W
P

incorporates a checklist for
use in recording periodic assessment by project management staff of compliance with those control
measures.









W
P

checklists


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All employees and all workers on a workplace are obliged to ensure that any departure from defined
control measures,
or additional hazards they observe, are reported to the

SUPERVISOR,
CONTRACT
ENGINEER

and/or the
SYSTEMS
MANAGER
.


As necessary, the
CONTRACT

ENGINEER shall define a Monitoring Plan (as part of the
C
SP

and
the CEMP
) that includes measures by which all of t
he hazards and risks that have been identified are
to be monitored with a view to their effective implementation.


The
CONTRACT

ENGINEER

and

the
SUPERVISOR are responsible for oversight of
implementation of all work
procedures

and for implementation of the Monitoring Plan, including
monitoring of control measures. Monitoring inspections shall include verification of work practices,
plant maintenance & operation, and as warranted :



visual inspection of work activities;



measureme
nt of noise levels, water quality, air quality, etc,



auditing of the Monitoring Plan.


Records of monitoring must be maintained in accordance with the monitoring section of the Site
Safety Plan
and
the
Construction

Environmental Management Plan
:



By
SUPERVI
SOR
S



on
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〷0
;

慮d⽯r



By
SYSTEMS
MANAGER
-

on
the
Site

Safety & Environment
Audit
Checklist

(
form
BC
-
SM
-
07A
)
.


In addition to routine inspections for hazards on work
-
sites, plant and equipment, the
CONTRACT

ENGINEER

and
the
SUPERVISOR
are responsible for carrying out additional inspections whenever
significant changes in site circumstances arise (eg new phase of pr
oject, heavy rain) or in the event of
an incident.


All monitoring reports and associated test results must be filed in accordance with procedures for
control of project records defined in procedure
I
MP
-
0
3

(
D
ocument & data

control
) and

any project
specific

requirements defined in the Project Management Plan
.


The
SYSTEMS

MANAGER

is responsible for periodic assessment of compliance of office and
workstation environments with safe work practice requirements


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(tms)
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Daily Site Safety & Environment
Inspection Record
(form
BC
-
SM
-
07B
)



Site Safety & Environment
Checklists

(form
BC
-
SM
-
07A
)













Test results




Office/Workstation Safety &
Environment Checklist (form PF
-
03
-
10)



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specific work method statements are recorded on a
n

Incident

Report
(
form
Bcqp
-
11a
)

and processe
d in
accordance with
procedure
I
MP
-
1
1

(
Incident Management

Procedure)
.


When all necessary investigations and improvement decisions are made, inspection and other relevant
forms are filed as defined in procedure
I
MP
-
0
3
, eg in the following :



Project file.



Plant item file for Plant Inspections.



Incident Register
.




Incident
Reports
(
form
Bcqp
-
11a
)






Project files



Plant item files
-

Plant Inspections



Incident Register







Project hazards



WH&S Act

10.

Site Safety Committee

The
CONTRACT

ENGINEER
and the
SYSTEMS
MANAGER
shall establish a Site Safety
Committee if
any

of the following applies :



The project site hazards indicate that a committee is warranted in the terms of the WH&S Act.



A Health & Safety Representative requests that a committee be establishe
d.



The
SYSTEMS
MANAGER
considers that a committee is warranted.


The membership and activities of a Site Safety Committee shall be in accordance with the
requirements of the WH&S Act.


A
Brittwood

representative will be made available for participation in
a Site Safety Committee
established by the client or the Principal Contractor


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spons楢楬楴楥s㬠;nd



Establishing appropriate reporting arrangements.







Site Safety Committee





Minutes






WH&S Act


11.

Company Safety
& Training
Committee.

The role of the Company Safety
& Training
Committee includes:



E
ncouraging and maintaining an active interest throughout the company in
responsible
workplace health
,

safety

and environmental practices
;



C
onsidering measures for training about workplace health
,

safety
and environmental
issues;



A
dvising employees on the
formulation, review and distribution of standards, policies and
procedures about workplace health and safety

and environmental
issues
;



R
eviewing the circumstances surrounding workplace incidents;



A
dvising management of the results of any reviews and making

recommendations arising out of
them;



A
ssisting in resolution of issues about workplace healt
h
,

safety
and environmental management













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within the company;



Providing feedback on safety
and environmental
performance on individual projects;



Generating ideas for
improving safety
and environmental
performance throughout the
company’s operations;



Assisting with reviewing and improving safe
and environmentally responsible
work methods and
WPs;



Recognising and rewarding safety improvements
, environmental responsibilit
y

and
efficient
operational

practice
s
.


The
GENERAL

MANAGER
and the
SYSTEMS
MANAGER
are responsible for ensuring that the
committee effectively undertakes its role.


The
GENERAL
MANAGER

in con
sultation with the
SYSTEMS
MANAGER
ensure
s

that
membership of the committee includes

a broad representation of all employees. Generally, employees
are appointed as members of the committee
for about
12

months

-

a process of rotation in membership
is adopted to facilitate appreciation throughout th
e company of the role of the committee.


Workers are given the opportunity to nominate representatives on the committee. Every endeavour is
to be made to ensure that at least half of the members of the committee are workers not nominated by
the company.


If there is a Health and Safety Representative (HSR), the HSR shall be a member of the committee.



As warranted, visitors are invited to attend meetings of the committee


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-
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is r敳eons楢汥lfor:



Briefing members of the committee on the role of the committee and its members;



P
reparing agendas for meetings of the co
mmittee, including issues and other feedback provided
by employees;



P
reparing minutes of meetings of the committee

and distributing them to members
;



P
lacing copies of the committee meeting minutes on office and project site notice boards;
maintaining recor
ds of all proceedings of safety
/training

committee meetings, including reports
in support of reviews undertaken by the committee.


Members of the Safety
& Training
Committee are responsible for:




































Safety
/Training

Committee agendas
& minutes



Reports on reviews

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Fostering an active interest in workplace health
,

safety

and environmentally responsible
practices
;



Considering and implementing measures for training about workplace health
,

safety
and
environmental
issues;



Assisting the process for advising employees standards, policies and procedures about workplace
health
,

safety

and environmental
;



Reviewing the circumstances surrounding workplace incidents in their area of operations;



Advising management of the results of reviews and making recommendations arising out of
them;



Assisting in resolution of issues about workpla
ce health
,

safety
and environmental

issues
within
the company.



Posting minutes of Safety
/Training

Committee meetings on project notice boards and drawing
them to attention of project personnel.








Project Management Plan



Site Safety Plan



Work method statements



Site induction procedure

Training requirements



12.

Safety Training

a
.
Specific Site or Project

Training

Responsibilities and procedures
are defined in the procedures listed below :



Training
:
I
MP
-
1
6
.



Basic s
ite induction:
BC
-
QP
-
02.


The
Construction

Safety Plan
,
the
Construction

Environmental Management Plan

and/or the Project
Management Plan will define project specific induction training (including any training specified or to
be provided by the client) and any additional or specialist WH&S
or environmental
training
requirements.


Any training of a particul
ar employee, supplier or sub
-
contractor that is warranted by site
circumstances or client requirements shall be identified in the Project Management Plan
,

the
Construction

Safety Plan
or
the
Construction

Environmental Management Plan

as the case may be.


The
SUPERVISOR is

responsible for ensuring all the prescribed project
-
based training is carried out
and for maintaining evidence of those trained, including sub
-
contractors.



In the event of a need for specialist safety
or environmental
training on a proj
ect being identified, t
he
CONTRACT

ENGINEER

will prepare a proposal with justification and other supporting details as
necessary on a
Training Activity Request & Evaluation (form PF
-
13
-
05
)
.

The SYSTEMS MANAGER
is responsible for approval of any such reques
ts, subject to applicable budget,
Safety/
Training
Committee and/or GENERAL MANAGER requirements.









Informed workforce



Training records



Personnel records



Induction & training records


forms
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-
〲0

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nduct楯n

p敲son慬ar数ort
” &
form
B捱p
-
〲0


卩瑥

i
ndu捴楯n
r
散ord

summary











Training Activity Request &
Evaluation


form mc
-

-


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b.
Non
-
project

Safety Training

The SYSTEMS

MANAGER is responsible for ensuring that any safety
and/or environmental
training
necessary in relation to non
-
project operations is conducted at the appropriate time, and for
maintaining relevant records.








Potential hazard.



Incident and/or injury.



Health & Safety Manual



Site Safety Plan.

13.

Incident Reporting

Procedures for reporting of incidents are
defined in the:



Incident management

p
rocedure (
I
MP
-
1
1
).



Basic s
ite induction

procedure

(BC
-
QP
-
02
)
.


Employees are required to report to a member of the CONSTRUCTION TEAM any :



Potential hazard

or risk of environmental harm



Incident or



Work related injury
,

illness

or environmental breach.


a.

Project Incidents or Breaches

The
SUPERVISOR
is responsible for notifying the
CONTRACT

ENGINEER
i
f incidents or breaches
arise that involve failure to comply with defined control measures or inadequacy of control measures
is suspected.


The

SUPERVISOR or
CONTRACT

ENGINEER determines action(s) to be carried out immediately
to mitigate the impact of each incident or breach.


All such incidents/breaches are recorded on an Incident Report (form
Bcqp
-
1
1a
).


Depending on the seve
rity or nature of an incident or breach, the
CONTRACT

ENGINEER will notify
the client’s representative of the
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.
All other parties involved with the project will be ad
vised and informed
as necessary.


The
CONTRACT

ENGINEER and the
SUPERVISOR
are responsible for notifying
the
SYSTEMS
MANAGER
of all incidents/breaches and actions in hand to process the Incident Report.


The
SYSTEMS
MANAGER
is responsible for ensuring that

all notifiable incidents are reported in the
prescribed format to
WH&S
, Queensland

or to DERM
. The
SYSTEMS
MANAGER
maintains the
Incident Register to facilitate monitoring of follow
-
up and eventual close
-
out of all incidents.























Incident Report (form
Bcqp
-
1
1a
)












WH&S Incident Report Form 3




Incident Register

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The
CONTRACT

ENGINEER is res
ponsible for ensuring that all reported incidents are adequately
investigated and that any necessary training and/or improvements to systems or work procedures are
implemented promptly.


b.

Non
-
project Incidents or Breaches

The
SYSTEMS
MANAGER
is

responsible
for ensuring that any non
-
project incidents are reported,
adequately investigated and recorded.




14.

Emergency Preparedness

Emer
gency procedures are
defined in:



Emergency phone numbers (BC
-
SM
-
04A)



Emergency Procedures


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(

-

-
0

)



Emergency
Office
Procedures


(

-

-
0

)
.


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慲攠r敳eons楢汥lfor:



Ensuring all off
ice personnel (and staff who frequently visit the office) are fully conversant with
the office emergency procedures;



Arranging emergency

rehearsal

drill
s
; and



Conducting post
-
evacuation event (emergency & rehearsal) de
-
brief sessions.





Emergency phone num
bers (BC
-
SM
-
04A)



Emergency Procedures


mro橥捴j
卩p敳


-

-
0

)



Project site specific emergency
procedures



Emergency Office Procedures


(

-

-
0

)







Warnings on materials



Requirements of the contract


15.

Hazardous Substances


Hazardous chemicals shall
be stored and used on Brittwood Constructions projects
in accordance with the:



Requirements defined in the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for each substance. and



Code of Practice “Managing Risks of Hazardous Chemicals in the Workplace”
(July 2012)


Safe Work
Australia.







Danger signs on storage containers



Chemical/
Substance Register (form
PF
-
03
-
08)



MSDSs.



Work

procedures
.



Training
activities.

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The SYSTEMS MANAGER is responsible for maintenance of a Register of Hazardous
Chemicals (form IMF
-
02??) of all hazardous chemicals authorised for use on
Brittwood Constructions projects. Only those hazardous chemicals that have been
subjected t
o risk assessment and have subsequently been authorised for use on
Brittwood Constructions projects shall be entered in this register. Hazardous
chemical risk assessments and authorisation for use on Brittwood Constructions
projects shall be recorded on th
e Chemical Substance Risk Assessment Form (IMF
-
02??)


The PROJECT ENGINEER and the SUPERVISOR are responsible for:



Identifying hazardous substances required for use on each project, including
those to be used by sub
-
contractors.



Noting in a convenient mann
er each of the above substances on the site copy
of the Register of Hazardous Chemicals (form IMF
-
02??).



Ensuring that a current version of the SDS for each of the above substances is
contained in the site copy of the Register of Hazardous Chemicals (form
IMF
-
02??) and is readily available for reference in relation to storage and use of
them.



Ensuring that adequate control measures have been defined for safe and
environmentally responsible storage and use of those substances in the
applicable Brittwood Cons
tructions Work Procedures (eg WP
-
01) and/or in
relevant sub
-
contractor SWMS.



Ensuring that those substances are stored and used in accordance with the
above control measures.



Providing adequate briefing and/or training in safe and environmentally
responsib
le storage and use of those substances (eg toolbox sessions, daily pre
-
start briefings), including assistance as necessary from the SYSTEMS MANAGER
and/or other specialist advisors.



Identifying any new hazardous substances that may need to be used on the
p
roject and arranging for their risk assessment and authorisation by the
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SYSTEMS MANAGER prior to their storage or use on the project.








Safe

Work Methods



Work P
rocedures
.



Site Safety Plans.



Incident reports.



Defects & suggestions.

16.

Evaluation of Effectiveness
-

Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Controls

The
CONSTRUCTION

MANAGEMENT
TEAM

(for projects) and company management (for other
operations)
are responsible for reviewing the application of defined procedures following each
emergency or incident in order to identify any requirements or opportunities for improvement. The
SYSTEMS
MANAGER
is

responsible for ensuring

that post
-
incident reviews are
adequately and
promptly undertaken.

The effectiveness of the processes for hazard identification, risk assessment and control methods is
assessed through the following activities :



Daily
/weekly

safety checks
(form BC
-
SM
-
07B)


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.



Site Safety & Env
ironment Checklist & Audit Report (form
BC
-
SM
-
07A
)
-

SYSTEMS
MANAGER



Toolbox Meetings


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单pbo噉协o

C低loACTp

b乇N久bo
.



Monthly meetings


Company 卡p整y
⽔r慩a楮g

Comm楴瑥i
.



Review of Incident Reports.



Internal audits.



Management Review.


The
SYSTEMS
MANAGER
is responsible for preparing a
Monthly Health Saf
ety

Environment
&
Quality
Report (form PF
-
03
-
06
A
)

for consideration by the
GENERAL

MANAGER



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o d慴攮












Site Safety & Environment
Inspection

Report (form
BC
-
SM
-
07B
)



Site Safety & Environment Audit
Checklist (form
BC
-
SM
-
07A
)



Minutes of (various) meetings.



Internal audit reports.



Management Review minutes.



Records of post
-
incident reviews.



Improvement suggestions.





Monthly Health Safety

Environment
& Quality
Report (form PF
-
03
-
06
A
)