Uphire recognises its moral and legal responsibility to provide a safe and healthy work environment for workers, contractors and employees of contractors, clients and visitors to site. This commitment extends to ensuring that operations do not place the local community at risk of injury, illness or property damage.
Our WHS objective is to actively work towards elimination of injuries and fatalities. Our target is to remain injury and incident free.
Management are committed to:
Employees are expected to:
Discrimination is unlawful under State and Federal legislation and Uphire is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and to putting procedures into place to effectively deal with complaints of discrimination.
Uphire will meet its obligations under the legislation to ensure that no persons are discriminated against because of the following:
Uphire will not tolerate unfavourable treatment because of a protected personal characteristic including:
Uphire will ensure prompt action, observe the principles of natural justice, is taken if any worker feels they have been discriminated against.
Non-compliance with this policy will result in disciplinary action and workers may be legally liable for breaches of State and Federal Anti-discrimination/Equal Opportunity laws.
Uphire is committed to conducting our business in an environmentally aware and responsible manner. We seek the co-operation of our workers and business partners in ensuring our organisational practice are conducted with minimal environmental impact.
To work with workers, contractors, visitors and business partners to achieve compatibility between economic development and the maintenance of the environment to minimise harm.
Uphire will endeavour to minimise impact on the following:
To fulfil this commitment, Uphire will observe all environment laws and promote environmental awareness among all workers to increase understanding of environmental matters. The introduction of solar powered, and solar hybrid equipment to the Uphire fleet is an indication of our commitment to utilising renewable energy sources.
Uphire uses an extensive system of polices and procedures encompassing Workplace Health, Safety, Environment and Employee Relations.
For further information about the above policies or other Uphire procedures, please contact us.
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