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Health & Safety

The health and safety of United employees, customers, visitors and contractors is our first priority. When it comes to the safety, there is no compromise.

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United is committed to continually improving our health and safety performance through prevention and effective consultation between management and employees. This is achieved through;

  • Timely follow up of issues raised through regular safety walks,
  • Formal site safety reviews,
  • Investigation of any incidents,
  • Prompt corrective action to prevent recurrence, and
  • Regular Tool Box meetings.

 

At United, we believe that any workplace injury or incident is preventable. We work to identify and control hazards and support the health and well-being of employees, customers, contractors and visitors.

For more information or to discuss all safety related matters, please call 131 607, complete the below form or email our safety team at hse@unitedequipment.com.au.

 

United Life Saving Rules

United have introduced the following 4 Life Saving Rules to develop safety awareness within the business. The aim of these safety rules is to increase safety awareness among our people, improve our safety culture and reduce the number of incidents and injuries. These rules exist to ensure our employees return home safely to their families every day.

Fitness for Work

I will always present “Fit for Work” and not be under the influence of alcohol, illicit or prescription drugs that may affect my ability to work safely and not to be suffering the effect of fatigue. I will always notify my Supervisor before commencing work of any factors that may influence my “Fitness for Work” or ability to do my job safely.

 

Vehicles

I will only drive a vehicle when “Fit for Work”. I will not exceed the speed limits or use my mobile phone (unless hands free) and will always wear a seat belt. I will only operate vehicles I am authorised, competent and licensed to do so. I will always abide by the relevant traffic management plan when driving on work sites.

 

Mobile Plant & Tooling

I will never operate mobile plant or restricted tooling unless trained, competent and authorised to do so. When working with mobile plant and tooling I will always ensure that I protect myself and others from moving and rotating parts, stored energy and other hazards associated with the task.

 

Line of fire

I will always position myself in a safe zone and never walk under a suspended load or knowingly work or position myself in the “line of fire”.

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