Our policies are available as downloadable pdf files from these links:

Commitments

OASES Learning Community Limited (OCL) and the OASES Graduate School is committed to the health, safety and welfare of all the people affected by their undertakings, including employees, participants, contractors, volunteers, and visitors.

As part of the overall OHS program, OCL is committed to:

  • establishing measurable objectives and targets to ensure continued improvement aimed at eliminating work-related injury and illness;
  • complying with relevant OHS legislation, codes of practice, standards and guidelines applicable to OCL;
  • documenting, implementing and communicating the OHS Policy to employees,  participants, contractors, volunteers, and visitors and providing adequate resources to ensure the OHS Policy is maintained;
  • seek, value and incorporate inputs from  employees,  participants, contractors, volunteers and visitors in relation to decision making processes impacting on workplace health and safety;
  • providing appropriate training to employees, participants, contractors, volunteers, and visitors;
  • making the OHS Policy readily accessible to all employees and interested parties; and
  • periodically reviewing the entire OHS program, including the OHS Policy, to ensure it remains relevant and appropriate given the nature of the business.

Objectives

The overall objectives of the OHS program are:

  • zero work place injuries and illnesses;
  • to provide effective and meaningful consultation to employees, participants, contractors, and volunteers regarding issues that affect their health, safety and welfare;
  • to implement an OHS risk management program to identify, assess and control all risks to the health, safety and welfare of all people affected by the undertakings of OCL; and
  • to provide adequate OHS systems, information, training, instruction and supervision to ensure work is conducted in the safest possible manner.

Responsibilities

The promotion of OHS is the responsibility of everyone. To this end, it is the responsibility of OCL to develop, implement and keep under review, in consultation with employees, participants, contractors, volunteers, visitors, and volunteers the OCL OHS program.

All employees, participants, contractors, volunteers, visitors, and volunteers are required to cooperate with the intent of the OHS Policy and OHS program to ensure their own health and safety and the health and safety of others in the workplace.

Note: Specific responsibilities are listed in each individual OHS procedure.

Authorised:  Keith Badger      Chair OCL Board of Directors            Dated:  February 2012