HazWatch Safety Services is based in Orange, NSW and commenced operations in July 2007. Although historically servicing the Central Western Slopes of New South Wales, we have expanded to include not only the remainder of New South Wales but interstate as well including Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia, Northern Territory, the Australian Capital Territory and Tasmania.
Our objective here at HazWatch Safety Services is to provide Confined Space Standby and Semi-Skilled labour to industry all around Australia for shutdowns or on a daily basis at competitive rates.
Our specialty is supplying confined space sentry and standby personnel and semi-skilled and trades personnel to all industries including mining, power generation, water and sewage utilities, grain storage, manufacturing (light, medium and heavy), road and rail transport, wineries, food manufacturing, pulp and paper and coal industries. We also service remote locations.
HazWatch Safety Services has a strong commitment to employing locally and ensuring that employees are appropriately trained for their duties.
Our Mission is to establish partnerships with our customers so we can provide services in the timeliest manner and create a close and mutually beneficial long-term relationship.
Our Vision is to be established as the preferred supplier of Semi Skilled labour hire to industry. We will do this by providing competent, enthusiastic and safety conscience personnel.
Health and Safety
HazWatch Safety Services is committed to protecting the safety, health and welfare of its employees and of others. Each individual plays an effective role in meeting this commitment.
Our safety slogan states: Before you start – Be safety smart
When engaged onsite, our employees will follow all site Health and Safety policies and procedures.
Our Health and Safety Policy is available on request.
HazWatch Safety Services utilises a comprehensive pre-employment medical questionnaire to establish any pre-existing medical conditions that may affect the person’s employment.
Ongoing employee health surveillance is established on an as required basis after the pre-employment medical questionnaire. Should any medical conditions arise during employment, the employee will be reassessed to establish appropriate fitness for work.
Workplace inspections are carried out by the Supervisor on a daily basis as a minimum. Inspections include: correct permit procedures, correct Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), appropriate isolations, housekeeping and that site-specific procedures are being adhered to.
Our Workplace Inspection Checklist is available on request.
HazWatch Safety Services is committed to safety and as our safety slogan states: Before you start – Be safety smart.
The use of pre-shift safety meetings reinforces the requirement to always think safety. It is a requirement that all our employees attend onsite safety meetings prior to commencing their shift. This is the forum to establish any changed conditions or safety hazards that may be present from when they were last on site.
Our Toolbox Talk Record form is available on request.
Hazard Identification and Risk Management
HazWatch Safety Services has in place a risk management procedure and hazard identification system that employees are required to use to assess risks and implement appropriate controls. We encourage all employees to report hazards immediately.
Our Risk Management Procedure and Hazard Identification forms are available on request.
Should an employee suffer an injury or illness, it is our priority that they are rehabilitated and return to work as soon as possible. As part of the employee’s rehabilitation, HazWatch Safety Services will put into place a return to work program that meets the employee’s and employer’s needs. The policy and procedure are drawn directly from Work Cover.
Our Return to Work program is available on request.