2 Our mission statementTrident Trades and Labour Hire objectives is to have a work place that isinjury and incident free. Your assistance is vital for achieving this objective.The purpose of this induction is to assist you in understanding your obligationsnot only to your self and the team, but to the concept that“ Safety Is Everyone’s Responsibility”Doing the task safely improves quality and efficiency, but mostimportant of all, doing it ensures that you and your work mates return home to your loved ones unharmed.
3 OUR EXPECTATION IS YOUR PARTICIPATION TARGETSProject HSE objectives are Zero:Harm to employeesDamage to plant, Equipment & vehicles;Impact on the environment;Outstanding hazardsThis can be achieved through:The Implementation and compliance with the Trident HSE Management Plan;Doing a “SWMS” for all Construction works – A Group Risk AssessmentAdhering to established Site and Trident Safe Work ProceduresOUR EXPECTATION IS YOUR PARTICIPATION
4 HSE LegislationTrident Labour Hire acknowledge the following legislation is to be followed by ALL its employees whilst conducting business in Western Australia.OHS Act 1984 (WA)OHS Regulations 1996 (WA)Protection of the Environmental Protection Act 1986Relevant Code of PracticeAustralian StandardsFurther information can be found within the HSE site Management Plan
5 Equal Employment Opportunity What is EEO?Trident Labour Hire EEO ensures that all employees have equal opportunity for employment, training and development, promotion and benefits based on skills, qualifications, knowledge, experience and aptitude.What is Discrimination?When someone is treated less favourably because of a personal characteristic such as:SexAgeRaceReligionPregnancyImpairmentMarital StatusPolitical BeliefParental StatusSexual PreferenceFamily ResponsibilitiesUnion activity/inactivityIrrelevant Criminal Record
6 HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY Trident’s goal is to eliminate or minimise potential health, safety & Environmental hazards & aspects associated with the construction activities performed. Trident will ensure all employees and contractors working under Trident’s supervision have stringent understanding of health, safety & Environmental legislative requirements, observe company standards for health, safety & the Environment and conduct themselves in a manner which is not only conducive to their role but also of their fellow workers.Trident will ensure:Management personnel are committed to provide and maintain a safe work environment, including work conditions, practices, procedures for all employees, and facilities for consultation.A high level of safety awareness and sound safety culture is developed throughout the company.The utmost is done by the company to minimise hazards within the workplace in order to prevent accidents from occurring and to prevent danger to the public and other contractors. All persons employed by Trident and any contractors or other persons involved with the operations of the company, have a personal responsibility to the company, their fellow workers, themselves and the general public to adopt and maintain appropriate health and safety standards in all their work activities.That training is provided to employees to enable them to fulfil their job in a safe and healthy manner.
7 In addition, Trident requires its employees to: Comply with company policies, procedures and rules at all times.Ensure a safe and tidy work area or site is maintained at all times.Ensure that they know exactly how to do their tasks safely before they start work, or take measures to consult with the Director and/or Foreman prior to undertaking potentially hazardous activities.Report any hazards and give ideas on how to improve safety to their supervisor or safety personnel within the company.Trident recognises its obligations and general duty of care arising from its undertakings.Trident will periodically review this policy and update it where necessary.At Trident NO task is so important as to compromise health and safety or the Environment and appropriate consideration must be given to determining a safe and healthy work method for all activities.
8 Help prevent accidents wherever you can. FITNESS FOR WORKTrident have a Zero Tolerance for Drugs and AlcoholReporting to site under the influence of alcohol or drugs willresult in disciplinary proceedings.When reporting for work you should be physically, mentally and emotionally ready for work.You are responsible for your own safety.Help prevent accidents wherever you can.Any person taking prescribed medication must advise the sitesafety advisor.
9 Self Preservation Your Health and Safety is our TOP priority Ensure you have the following:Mandatory PPEPlenty of drinking waterSun protection
10 Safe Work Method Statement A SWMS is a comprehensive Task Based Risk Assessment.It looks at ways of minimising individuals risk through a series of steps (not to fine and not to broad).A SWMS should be completed or lead by experienced people who know the task well.SWMS’sComplete the front page and include all persons involvedA SWMS reference number will be required from the Safety DepartmentEnsure all persons have the required information associated i.e. MSDS, Permits, LicensesProcess of a SWMSStep through the job stepsIdentify the hazards to you or others after doing the stepsEnter the initial riskWhat controls can be taken to reduce the chance of the unwanted hazard occurringCan the job be done safely? If the risk is still high after the controls are implemented, do not undertake the job and see your SupervisorNote: SWMS need to be Prepared by ALL those involved with the task
11 Task Observation Sheet Trident prides itself on its commitment to ensuring it provides the best people for the job.To ensure our people are compliant and working to a high standard. We engage are supervisory and management teams to have one on one conversations on current activities happing on site.We are looking for safe work behaviour and leadershipCompliance to Trident and site policy's and proceduresCompliance to HSE LegislationWe do these in a positive manner and provide feedback on positive work attributes and advice for corrective actions on areas of concern.Trident aspire to have the best employees for the job and understand communication with its employees and clients is key to achieving this objective.
12 PERMITS Permits are required for: Working at height Confined space Permit to dig (ground disturbance permit)Hot workIsolation – i.e. like Electrical , Gas, High Pressure Steam or liquid etc.Please Note: Your Site May Very if in doubt ask your supervisor.Training is required for Confined Space.Please see the HSE Advisors for a Permit who will liaise with appropriate people i.e. survey, client etc
13 SAFETY SIGNAGEAll site personnel must comply with all safety signage at all timesDo not cover, remove or block site signageBlue : MandatoryGreen : Safety/1st-AidYellow: represents a Warning/CautionRed : Fire/Danger
14 MSDS Requirement There are 5 main types of hazardous substances Asphyxiate – depletes atmosphere of oxygen e.g.: nitrogenToxic substances - can cause serious injury, major organ damage and death e.g.: pesticidesFlammable substances - liquids and gases which form a combustible mixture with airExplosives - mixtures and compounds that cause explosions.Corrosives - break down human tissue and other substances e.g. acid, caustic sodaA MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) must be kept with the SWMS should any form of Chemical is used as a Safety practice.A MSDS will advise the appropriate PPE to be worn safe storage and application of the product along with relevant First Aid should it be required.
15 USE OF TWO WAY RADIOS ON SITE When you use the two-way radio system, you must:ENSURE RADIOS ARE RETURNED TO DOCKING STATION AT END OF SHIFT AND ALL FAULTS REPORTEDSwearing or using offensive language is not permittedRestrict radio Traffic to related businessKeep radio Traffic to a minimum - do not hold ‘long-winded’ conversations.The two-way radio system serves two purposes;Safety communicationProduction communication
16 MOBILE PLANTAll plant brought to site must comply with all relevant legislation, standards and codes of practice, and a Plant Arrival Checklist completed;Cranes and Boom type concrete pumps maybe checked using individual inspection checklists(see the Principal Contractor for further information)All plant will be inducted into site and issued with an induction plant sticker or as directed by the client.If the item of plant is found to be unsafe a “Danger/Out of Service” tag will be attached.Routine inspections and maintenance (if required) must be documented.When approaching moving plant, eye contact with the operator is required to ensure he is aware of you.Pre-start log books must be completed DAILY prior to starting work along with a completed SWMS.
17 EXCAVATION SAFETYWorking in or around excavations can be hazardous if safety procedures are not strictly followed. Never enter an excavation if you are not certain that the excavation is protected from collapse using support structures such as trench boxes or batter the sides.Work in an unsupported or un-battered trench can be conducted if the safety of the trench has been assessed by a competent and authorised person.Never drive or park a machine or vehicle close to an un-supported trench or excavation.Never take a petrol, distillate or LPG driven machine into a trench or excavation unless there is adequate ventilation.Never jump into a trench or onto a pipe or similar object that is in a trench.Always ensure you are signed onto the relevant SWMS
18 Driving on site General Rules Australian road rules apply Adhere to the Traffic Management PlanIn wet weather conditions, reduce all speed limits by at least halfAll LV drivers shall yield right of way to mobile plant.Seatbelts must be worn.Always ensure you have signed onto the SWMS for the sites TMPLicensesDrivers of all vehicles and equipment must hold a current driving license and be an approved driver for the project
19 ELECTRICAL SAFETYTesting and Inspections are done Quarterly and colour tags are tagged as to the period indicated belowInspection tags on Equipment Indicates that they have been tested.RUGBYRed: January to MarchGreen: April to JuneNote: Black tags are for non portable electrical equipment that need to be inspected annually – and White Tag for six monthlyBlue: July to SeptemberYellow: October to December
20 Lifting and Rigging Equipment MUST ALWAYS:Checked by a competent personMust be trained in use of lifting equipmentDon’t overload (Check SWL)Lifting chains shall not be used for towingCorrect shackles, lifters are used with chains and slingsEnsure a SWMS is in place for all lifting activitiesCorrect storage:Chains/slings are not to be used if:Damaged, or Have not been inspected or taggedDefective lifting equipment must be disposed of, and removed from the register
21 POWER TOOLSAlways protect yourself with a Residual Current Device when using hand-held power tools.Do not use a tool if the casing, cords or plugs are broken or damaged and not tagged with the current period Tag.Never adjust tools without first switching off and removing the plug from the power outlet.Only use power tools you are trained in the safe operation of never remove guards from power toolsEnsure you are wearing the appropriate PPE for the task and tool!
22 HOUSEKEEPINGHousekeeping is an essential element of a safe,healthy workplace.Trident wants ALL it’s employees to ensure there workand lunch areas are constantly maintained and should theysee a Hazard report it immediatelyA workplace which is clean, free of slips, trips, and spills, with equipment stored correctly is aSAFE WORKPLACE
23 DAILY REQUIREMENTSComplete a pre-start and sign on to it prior to commencing any tasksCheck with your Supervisor and confirm work program for the dayPrepare / Review and sign onto SWMS for work task & have a copy of the SWMS on site with youEnsure you have attached any associated Permits and MSDS with the SWMSEnsure correct PPE is available and worn at all times while on the work siteRecord and report any hazard you observe and any improvements you believe possibleMaintain good housekeeping standards. (DO NOT leave rubbish lying around)Undertake daily / weekly inspections as directed. These are to be given to the HSE Department
24 WEEKLEY REQUIERMENTSToolbox meetings will be held by the client how ever Trident management will attend/conduct no less than one per month if it is your responsibility to attend and participate constructively.In the event that you cannot attend, make arrangements with your supervisor to get a special briefing about the issues discussed at the missed meeting.Intentional absence from the Toolbox Meeting can result in disciplinary action.This is an opportunity for you to raise any issues or positive feedback on your workplace where as a team we can work together to ensure a Safe workplace for all.
25 Training, Competency & Induction Requirements Training is primarily given through on-the-job training when requested, or when identified as being required by supervisory staff. Where however, a particular level of training, competency or a certificate is required to perform a particular activity, no Trident employee is to undertake work without the adequate level having been attained.All Site Person must be inducted to work on this siteAll Personnel will hold a Construction Safety Awareness Card (White/Blue Card)All Site Personnel must attend the Mandatory Trainings as stipulated by the Client before starting work on this siteAll High Risk Work is required to be carried out by a qualified /competent person on all operators of machinery/plant and persons conducting high risk task.If unsure what is classified as High Risk please see your supervisor or refer to your HSE Management PlanNote: High Risk Work needs to be assessed by Worksafe Endorsed Assessor
26 Mobile Phones & MUSIC PLAYERS Mobile phones, must not be used by personnel who are:Operating, directing or ‘spotting’ plant;Directing crane operations;Directing traffic;Driving plant or vehicles;If you receive a call on the work site:stand still, away from operations;out of traffic or walkways.MP3 Players/ i-pods are not to be used by anyone on site.
27 Incident Reporting An incident is defined as: Any injury A near miss Equipment damageEnvironmental harmLoss of productionUpon immediately observing an incident, you are required totake action:Control and make the situation safeInform your SupervisorYour Supervisor will then be required to carry outan Incident Report with the support of theSafety DepartmentFailure to report on incidents immediately will resultin disciplinary action
28 Return to workTrident Labour Hire is committed to injury management, preventing injuries and creating a safe working culture for every employeeTrident has a dedicated Injury Management Coordinator who will liaise with an injured worker (where medical treatment is required) and the medical practitioners, from the moment a work-related injury occurs until the worker no longer requires further treatmentA CARE Plan pack can be obtained from your Area Manager for injured workers to guide them through the steps involved in the injury management process.
29 EmergencySite specific emergency and evacuation rules are established by the principal contractor and are to be followed at all times by Trident personnelThe types of incidents that may create an emergency can includeMedicalMobile Plant and vehicle incident of failureBomb ThreatInclement WeatherFireGround or structural collapseIn the event of an emergency, callEmergency, Emergency, EmergencyOn the designated CH Advise type of emergency and assistance requiredThe Site has a First Aid Room know this location and your First AidersDo not disturb the area of the emergency other than to protect personnel or to prevent further damage only if safe
30 Hydrocarbon Spill Response CONTROL The source of the spill close valves, stop pumpingCONTAIN The spill. Use absorbent booms/matting/peat/earthCLEAN UP The contaminated material recover spill, bag used materials, excavate contaminated soilCOMMUNICATE Inform the Principal Contractor and Trident’s Safety Department
31 Environmental Do not pour any substances down storm water drains. Place all rubbish in bins provided.Do not throw any rubbish over boundary fences.All hazardous substances to be disposed of according to manufacturers instructions.Report all environmental incidents immediately to Site Management.Stockpiles must not be placed near storm water drains, grates or drainage ditches.
32 Manual handlingWhen approaching the problem of safe manual handling of materials there are three important questions you should ask:Can mechanical equipment be used in place of manual handling?Can the load be lightened or suitably shaped for manual handling?Have you been trained in proper methods of lifting and carrying?Trident have developed a SWMS for Manual Handling ensure you have read and understood it before starting workUse lifting equipment where possible 2) Plan the lift 3) Ensure route is clear 4) Avoid lifting heavy or awkward loads5) Avoid bending your back to pick up a load Also, hold the load as close as possible to your body and avoid twisting while lifting or carrying the load
33 EMPLOYEES RESPONSIBILITIES The responsibilities of the Workers within Trident include, but are not limited to, the following:To know and work in accordance with Trident OH&S systems and expectations. To cooperate and comply with all safety instructions given by the site's safety management personnel. To immediately notify the Director and/or Sales Manager and/or Area Manager of any unsafe situation and not to work in any way that could endanger themselves or their fellow workers.To use appropriate personal protective equipment where required and to report any breakages or failures that need replacement or rectification.To ensure any item, sign, barrier, guard, equipment, etc provided to ensure health and safety of personnel on site is not tampered with, modified or removed.To suggest ways of eliminating hazards and improving occupational health and safety on site.
34 Organisational ChartPLEASE NOTE: Roles and responsibility statements for ALL positions can be found in the HSE Management Plan.
35 The standard you walk past is the standard you set Be Aware of your work surroundingsDo not become complacentWork Safe………………Stay SafeGo home the same way you arrivedBe Fit and Healthy and a bit more Wealthy