Policies

Environmental Policy 

Purpose

 

Logic Air aims to ensure that the overall protection and improvement of the quality of the environment is a prime consideration in all of its activities.

 

Relevant to:

 

The manager all staff and employees.

 

Responsible Officer:

 

Manager.

 

Introduced:

 

2001

 

Review date:

 

2013

 

Relevant Legislation:

 

Tree Protection Bill

Environment Protection Act 1997

Nature conservation Act 1980

Waste minimisation Act 2001

Water resources Act 1998

Heritage and environmental protection.

 

Policy

 

In pursuit of its environmental policy Logic Air will:

 

Promote environmental awareness and responsibility among its employees and subcontractors.

 

Promote the principals and practices of environmental responsibility by sharing knowledge an experience with our stakeholders.

 

Identify, monitor and report on its community, legal and ethical environmental obligations.

 

Strive for environmental best practice by using the most modern and up to date methods available.

 

Recognise our obligation both locally and globally, to present and succeeding generations.

 

Develop a balanced approach designed to meet the needs of the company, while allowing it to fulfil its environmental obligations.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT PLAN

As part of implementing the requirements of this policy, an Environmental Management Plan will be established that sets out how the company will manage matters of environmental concern and interest, bearing in mind the federal commitment to the principles of Ecologically Sustainable Development (ESD).

The plan will:

  • establish environmental management principles and adhere to principles laid down in this Environmental Policy;
  • present a vision statement specifying key goals, operational objectives and strategies and policies to achieve these;
  • identify the environmental values to be protected and enhanced, and the means to do this;
  • identify environmental problems to be managed and the means to do this;
  • establish an environmental audit process as the basis for evaluation and continuous improvement;
  • Involve stakeholder groups in the plan formulation.

 

PRIORITIES

The following criteria will be used to determine priorities in the development of the Environmental Management Plan:

  • compliance with statutory requirements;
  • scope of impact;
  • focus on fundamental causes rather than symptoms;
  • impact on health and safety;
  • impact on neighbours and the community;
  • impact on teaching and research;
  • support from students and staff;
  • Availability of resources.

The Plan will be reviewed and renewed every five years.

 

IMPLEMENTATION

The Manager accepts responsibility for the implementation and co ordination of Companies Environmental Policy.

 

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELFARE POLICY

 

LOGIC AIR PTY LTD is committed to ensuring, as far as is reasonably practicable, that all employees are safe from injury and risk to health while they are at work.

 

Management of LOGIC AIR PTY LTD recognises that the health, safety and welfare of employees are of primary importance and rank it equally with all other considerations of the Business.

 

As Responsible Officer, the accountability for employee occupational health, safety and welfare rests with the Company Director, Gary Priest.

 

So far as is reasonably practicable LOGIC AIR PTY LTD will provide the following:

 

  • A safe workplace and a safe and healthy working environment;
  • Safe systems of work;
  • Plant, equipment and substances in a safe condition;
  • Information, instruction, training and supervision necessary to ensure that each employee is safe from injury and risks to health;
  • Regular discussions with employees on all issues which may affect their health and safety;
  • Effective injury and illness reporting, recording and investigation and effective rehabilitation measures for employees who suffer work-related injuries and illness.

LOGIC AIR PTY LTD acknowledges that a safe workplace just does not “happen”.

A concerted effort must be made by all of those in our workplace, In particular:

 

  • Managers and supervisors must be committed to safety and clearly understand their responsibilities for Occupational Health and Safety;
  • Issues which affect the health and safety of employees must be discussed with those involved;
  • Work procedures to be developed where necessary;
  • All employees must be provided with appropriate and adequate training, instructions and information to enable them to fulfil their responsibilities;
  • All employees shall follow Business safety requirements, report any hazards and use all safety equipment provided to them.
  • All persons in the Business shall strive towards achieving the safest possible workplace.

 

This health and safety policy will be reviewed each year in consultation with employees and revised as necessary to keep up to date with new legislation and Business changes.

 

 

Note

This is a brief overview of our OH&S policy a full copy of our manual is kept in our office.