Providing a safe work environment, minimising environmental impacts and managing risk
Bitu-mill has developed a management system focused on delivering on a level of quality, safety and environmental management that is aimed at achieving customer satisfaction, providing a safe work environment, minimising environmental impacts, managing risk and ensuring compliance with statutory requirements.
The Bitu-mill group of companies operates under an Integrated Management System (IMS) which has third party certification for Quality, Occupational Health and Safety and Environmental Management.
Bitu-mill has developed its Integrated Management System to focus on delivering on a level of quality, safety and environmental management that provides customer satisfaction, a safe work environment, minimises environmental impacts and manages risk. Continual improvement ensures the system meets the changing needs of all clients and authorities whilst refining processes to ensure Bitu-mill remain efficient and competitive.
Bitu-mill’s occupational health and safety system is focused on ensuring that anyone working with us remains free from harm and understands the role they play in ensuring their own safety plus that of all others in the workplace.
The implementation of a systematic approach to quality, safety and environmental management provides direct benefits to the performance of the company in meeting customer requirements.
Bitu-mill’s Health and Safety Policy
Bitu-mill’s Safety Management System is accredited to AS 4801:2001.
Bitu-mill’s Safety Principles are:
Promote a fair and just culture.
Commitment to promoting a safe and incident free culture with the prevention of work-related injury and ill health.
Empower employees and subcontractors to stop work where they consider the safety, health or the environment to be at risk.
Manage emergency response requirements and processes.
Encourage reporting of incidents, hazards and near misses.
Conduct internal audits of all aspects of the Integrated Management System.
Maintain a proactive risk management program specific to eliminating hazards, reduce risks and capitalise on opportunities throughout the scope of the organisation.
Management commitment, visible leadership and engagement driven across all elements of the business.
Comply with all applicable Health and Safety legal requirements and other compliance obligations relating to Health and Safety.
Establish measurable objectives and targets to ensure continuous improvement of the Integrated Management System.
Implement and maintain safe work practices and procedures that are relevant to the operational activity and comply with statutory and other requirements.
Ensure all employees and service providers are adequately informed, trained and supervised and they understand their obligations with respect to Health and Safety.
Maintain a safe work environment and provide resources, facilities, plant, tools and equipment for people to work safely.