All Fence & Gates (NT) is committed to being an ethically and morally responsible company and has developed an Integrated Management System that seeks to comply with AS/NZS 4801:2001 Guidelines for Work Health and Safety Management System:
Specifications with Guidance for Use and AS/NZS ISO14001:2004 Environment
Management Systems – Requirements with Guidance for Use.
All Fence & Gates (NT) places the highest emphasis on Health, Safety and Environment Management in conducting its daily business. All Fence & Gates (NT) recognises that legal compliance is regarded as a minimum standard and our objective is to ensure our activities are beyond statutory regulations, which conserve and protect the environment and support
business goals, are strongly encouraged.
The company believes this key objective will benefit all people involved in its activities and it will
only be achieved through the constant promotion and improvement of working
practices, control of health, safety and environment hazards, health, safety
and environment awareness, and commitment to health, safety and environment on
the part of every person involved including that of our contractors.
To achieve these objectives, All Fence & Gates (NT) shall:
1. Promote health, safety and environment management at all, All Fence & Gates (NT) locations.
2. Ensure health, safety and environment practices and procedures are implemented and maintained throughout the company, and are relevant to the operational activity,
and comply with the statutory requirements and promote the involvement of all
personnel in the maintenance of a safe working environment.
3. Ensure appropriate emergency procedures exist in all work locations and that all
personnel understand the procedures relevant to their location.
4. Provide instruction, training and supervision, dissemination of
information and necessary resources to support health, safety and environment in
the various areas of company activity.
5. Ensure that there is ongoing consultation and communication with all individuals.
6. Ensure the establishment of measurable objectives and targets for health, safety and
environment to ensure continuous improvement.
7. Provide appropriate protective equipment to comply with statutory
requirements and to meet the relevant needs of each area of work
8. Ensure appropriate procedures are maintained for the reporting and review of all
health, safety and environment incidents and situations likely to be hazardous
to a safe working environment.
9. Ensure appropriate procedures are in place to promote effective claims management and
The Directors and Project Managers of All Fence & Gates (NT) sites are responsible for the
implementation of this policy. All employees have a responsibility to follow all health, safety and
environment policies and procedures and to report any hazards.
This health, Safety and Environment policy will be reviewed every two years as part of our Workplace Health, Safety, Quality and Environment Management System Review.
Drugs and Alcohol Policy
All Fence & Gates (NT) is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment in accordance with legislative standards and best practice.
The company recognises that alcohol and drug misuse will impair an individual’s ability to perform work safely and further, that alcohol or drug use is not permitted while operating a
vehicle or attending construction workplaces. It is the policy of the company to
protect its employees, All Fence & Gates (NT) assets, the community and the environment in which it operates from hazards arising from alcohol or drug misuse in the workplace.
The consumption of alcohol and illegal or prescription drugs or having a blood alcohol content beyond ZERO while performing operation of a vehicle, plant or attending to construction
workplaces is prohibited by law.
Consequently, All Fence & Gates (NT) requires the performance of its employees, contractors and
other to be unimpaired by drug or alcohol use or misuse whilst on company premises, customers premises and in the performance of work. The illegal or unauthorised possession, consumption, sale or being under the influence of alcohol or illicit drugs whilst on All Fence & Gates (NT)
premises is strictly prohibited.
All Fence & Gates (NT) views drug or alcohol dependency as a medical condition and encourages all
employees or contractors with a problem to seek confidential support and treatment.
Any employee or contractor found to be in breach of this policy shall be subject to discipline in
accordance with the employee’s contract of employment.
In the event of an injury or illness, All Fence & Gates (NT) is committed to ensuring a process whereby workers are able to achieve restoration from occupational ill health or injury
to the fullest physical, mental, social, vocational and economic usefulness for
which they are capable. It is a process, which begins at the moment of occupational injury or illness and continues until the employee is as fully recovered as possible to optimum health.
Where an injury or illness does occur in the workplace, All Fence & Gates (NT) is committed to ensuring that an injured worker is returned to safe, productive and fulfilling employment
as soon as possible. In order to achieve this major goal of our policy, All Fence & Gates (NT) will provide Occupational Rehabilitation, designed in conjunction with the worker and their
doctor, to an employee who incurs an injury or illness and in accordance with legislative standards and best practice.
To ensure the success of this policy:
Management undertakes to:
- Strive to achieve an incident free workplace.
- Appoint a Rehabilitation Coordinator to manage rehabilitation process.
- Provide suitable duties (where available) should an employee be unable to return to their
pre-injury duties on a permanent basis.
- Ensure that legislative rehabilitation obligations are met.
- Commence rehabilitation after an injury or illness in accordance with medical advice.
- Liaise with all parties involved in planning and implementing rehabilitation.
- Monitor the progress of employees undergoing workplace based rehabilitation.
Employees will undertake to:
- Notify the Rehabilitation Coordinator of any injury or illness as soon as possible.
- To cooperate and participate fully in rehabilitation programs that are designed to assist
return to work.
The provision of alternative duties would need to satisfy the following elements:
2. The duties will be meaningful, contribute to the work environment and include task variety where this is practicable.
3. The injured employee’s overall return to normal duties will be monitored to ensure that reasonable progress is being achieved.
4. Prior to provision of alternative duties being provided, the Rehabilitation Coordinator will consult with the following parties where applicable:
a. Injured employee
b. Treating Doctor
c. Rehabilitation Provider
Fatigue Management Policy
All Fence & Gates (NT) is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment.
To further this commitment the following Fatigue Management Policy details the company’s program to ensure that our workers are not subjected to conditions that expose them to fatigue.
The company acknowledges its obligations under legislative standards and Department of Transport Fatigue Management Guidelines and is committed to acting responsibly to ensure that its employees, operations, customers and the community are not placed at risk.
All Fence & Gates (NT) recognises that fatigue will impair a worker’s ability to perform work
safely. Employees are an integral part of the business operations and further, the importance of assisting its employees to ensure that fatigue does not become an issue in the workplace
through appropriate education and rostering of working hours.
Where in charge of company vehicles during working hours, all of All Fence & Gates (NT) workers and subcontractors have a responsibility to themselves and other drivers and pedestrians.
In order to assist workers to understand and recognise the issues surrounding driver and operator fatigue, All Fence & Gates (NT) has included Fatigue Management in WHS training and all new workers will undergo the company Induction which includes this important health and safety issue prior to commencing work.
All Fence & Gates (NT) is committed to being an ethically and morally responsible company and has developed and Integrated Management System that seeks to comply with AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems.
The company recognises that legal compliance is regarded as a minimum standard and actions beyond statutory regulations, which promote best practice in product and service delivery and
supports our business goals, are strongly encouraged.
All Fence & Gates (NT) is committed to establishing measurable objectives and targets and continual improvement aimed at elimination of impacts on the quality of our product.
Procedures have been developed that detail the methods for identification of critical points of
delivery of the final built structure. These critical points will be used as the basis for establishing quality objectives and targets.
Identified critical points during construction will be assessed to determine their compliance with the Quality Standard through regular inspection and testing.
Such testing shall be documented and corrective actions initiated where required.
All workers and subcontractors are advised of this policy during site specific inductions and are encouraged to raise any issues regarding quality management.
All incidents that have a potential to impact on the quality of the final product must be reported to All Fence & Gates (NT) immediately.
To assist in the reporting process, Corrective Action Requests will be completed and passed to
the Project Manager or nominated representative for all incidents on site, including quality issues. These forms are available from Senior Management.