Health, Safety & Environmental Policy
CDMS Consulting Engineers is committed to providing a safe work environment, safe work practices and safe work systems for all personnel, contractors and visitors. This is done by adopting a proactive approach to all work tasks, actions and designs, ensuring they are undertaken with due consideration to health and safety protocols, and the surrounding environment.
Planning and assessment are the foundation to organised and controlled work practices, fostering health, safety and environmental awareness. This is the culture that CDMS strives for in all our undertakings.
“We are serious about health, safety & the environment, and believe that all accidents are preventable”
Through our actions and activities we are committed to promote:
- A safe work place;
- Safe systems that promote and encourage a safety culture;
- The assessment, recognition, elimination or control of hazards within the work place;
- Supervision and support of personnel and clients;
- Training, ongoing development and skills maintenance which endeavours to strengthen our resolve in the identification and control of health, safety and environmental issues;
- Occupational Health and Safety as a shared responsibility with all personnel, contractors and visitors; and
- The availability, training and use of personal protective equipment.
Responsibility, commitment and resolve are essential to the success of this policy and starts with:
- Company Responsibility: The Company ranks health and safety as its top priority and is committed to providing a safe work place. The Company will promote safe systems of work and regularly audit these systems to measure their effectiveness.
- Supervisors’ Responsibility: Supervisors will communicate and implement safety plans, including safety training. They will consider safety as a prime factor when designing, implementing or approving work systems and prevent work where unsafe conditions are observed.
- Personnel/Contractors Responsibility: All personnel/contractors have a responsibility for their own safety and the safety of others, and must take immediate action to remove or secure any unsafe condition, immediately notifying their supervisor. Personnel/contractors must take steps to identify hazards associated with their work and where identified undertake a job safety analyses and implement control measures to ensure safe systems of work.