This policy applies to all employees, contractors and joint ventures engaged in activities under the operational control of Waste 360
2. Policy objectives
At Waste 360, we are committed to the safety, health, environmental best practice and wellbeing of our employees, contractors and customers. We believe that all workplace incidents, injuries and illnesses are preventable; that everyone deserves to go home safe, every day.
Our approach to Health, Safety and the Environment is aligned to Our Waste 360 Way of doing business and the toolkits which are integral to it. In particular our commitment to ensuring that our activities, processes, and assets are managed in a safe and environmentally friendly manner, as we strive to achieve GOAL ZERO. The use of the Health & Safety toolkit underpins our overall aim to manage our assets in a Safe, Compliant, Reliable, Sustainable and Optimised manner.
We believe that attaining the highest standards in health, safety and environment is paramount to the success and sustainability of our business.
3. Operating principles
Waste 360 achieves these objectives by:
Acknowledging that Health, Safety and the Environment is central to all decisions made and underpin the operational framework at the Waste 360 facilities.
Empowering all employees and contractors to cease work where there is a threat to safety.
Consulting with employees and relevant stakeholders in the decision-making processes impacting on workplace health and safety.
Complying with all legal requirements, codes of practice and standards applicable to our activities.
Active and visible safety leadership from all employees and contractors.
Identifying and understanding the hazards inherent to the activities we undertake and effectively assessing, controlling and managing those risks.
Providing appropriate training and support to our employees and contractors to enable them to understand our vision of GOAL ZERO, and to allow them to perform their roles competently and safely.
Setting objectives, targets and key performance indicators which continually drive us to improve our health and safety performance.
Learning from our performance and continuously improving our processes and work practices; and sharing lessons learnt with others.
Ensuring that all incidents are investigated fully – specifically identifying the causal and contributing factors so that appropriate corrective actions are taken.
Regularly undertaking audits and inspections of our operations.
Effective implementation of the Health and Safety Policy.
Communicating this policy to employees and interested stakeholders; and reporting on our health and safety performance openly and transparently.
All employees and contractors are required to:
Version control table
|Document description||Health and Safety Policy|
|Document owner||Waste 360|
|Document approved by||Directors, Waste 360|
|Last review date||28 February, 2023|
|Approval date||28 February, 2023|
|Next review date||28 February 2024|