Occupational Health & Safety

Safety Management

OHS Management is a key priority of Arkfield in Australia. Arkfield Technical Services operates a Safety Management System in compliance with AS/NZS4801 and all relevant State and Territory requirements. Arkfield has been in the process of building and improving on the existing OH&S Management System AS/NZS 4801:2001.

Residential and Commercial Airconditioning and Ventilation Specialists

OH&S Plans and Targets

Targets have been developed using positive performance indicators such as effectiveness of OH&S and performance against training and site inspection plans. The business also uses LTIFR (Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate) and ASR (Accident Severity) rate as indicators across all Arkfield projects.

  • Full-time OHS /Quality professionals
  • Secure AS4801 December 2010
  • Secure Quality Accreditation under ISO 9001 March 2016
  • Commence preparations for ISO 14001 certification

OH&S Administration and Responsibilities

Primary responsibility for OH&S at an operational level rests with the Branch Manager, while the Project Manager is accountable for OH&S in the Projects environment. OH&S support is currently provided on a consultative basis by a specialist OH&S firm, who helps with strategic direction and ensures the OHS Management System is in compliance with regulatory requirements, AS/NZS 4801 and with Arkfield strategies.

The role of the OH&S Manager is to provide support, which includes direct assistance on legal and technical matters, training, investigation of incidents, development of OH&S management plans, planned safety observations, reporting of safety performance and auditing against company process and AS4801 requirements.

Workers compensation and injury management issues are administered by OH&S Manager who is overall responsible for the scheme.

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If you have any questions or would like to discuss your upcoming project with Arkfield, please contact us by phone 1300 306 369, email us at info@arkfield.com.au or complete this form and we will contact you as soon as possible.

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