Our Safety

As stated under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011, the Duty of Care is the responsibility of every employer, employee and contractor of PuroClean Property Services.

Under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011, and the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011, anyone who can affect the health and safety in the workplace, has a legal and moral responsibility to take preventative and positive actions to protect others. This includes everyone in the workplace being aware of potential hazards and taking steps to prevent workplace accidents, injuries and illnesses.

PuroClean considers Work Health and Safety of all employees and contractors are of the utmost importance. Our greatest asset is our people, therefore their long term well being is in our highest interest.

As an employer we must provide:

  • A safe workplace and safe methods of working.
  • Equipment tools and machinery in a safe condition.
  • Protective clothing and equipment.
  • Ensure that safe and hygienic facilities, including toilets, showers, lunch rooms, change rooms and first aid facilities are available.
  • Information, training and supervision to all workers.
  • A process for consultation with workers and to keep workers informed and involved in decisions that may affect their health and safety.
  • Processes for identifying hazards, assessing risks and controlling risks.

Risk management provisions set out in the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 requires employers and others to carry Out:

  • Hazard Identification.
  • Risk Assessment.
  • Elimination or control of risks.

All of the relevant Acts and Regulations attached to OHS are readily available, thus ensuring a consistent compliance by all of our staff in a safe and healthy work environment

Return to Work Policy
PuroClean is committed to preventing injury and illness through providing a safe and healthy working environment for its employees, its sub- contractors and all workers on contracted position of a work site.

We are committed to ensuring that any employee who suffers an occupational injury or illness receives early medical diagnosis and treatment, and will provide all the necessary resources for the establishment of an integrated rehabilitation program for all employees.

We will endeavour to take all the necessary steps required by an approved rehabilitation program to assist the injured or sick employee in gradual recovery, to the point of complete recovery, without any prejudice. When a return to work is not possible, we are committed to ensuring that through various consulting agencies, we assist the injured or ill employee return to a meaningful and fulfilling role within the community.

Drug and Alcohol Policy
As part of our efforts to achieve the highest standards of health and safety, PuroClean will maintain a zero blood alcohol level and drug free policy. This means that all employees involved in the safe operation of the company’s worksite activities must have zero blood alcohol content, and be free of the influence of other drugs while at work, or prior to the commencement of work.

In consultation with the unions associated with the site workforce, the company will implement a program of employee training and assistance aimed at ensuring a drug and alcohol free workplace.