Health & Safety

At Redlands Drilling, we are committed to protecting the environment and the health and safety of our employees, clients, subcontractors, visitors and the communities in which we work. We are committed to our Health, Safety and Environmental responsibilities as they are integral to the way we do our business. Through the observance and encouragement of our policies and procedures we hope to successfully manage our HSE issues.

We are committed to maintaining a safe place of work and safe systems of work, our SWMS SWP’s and risk assessments are continually reviewed and updated to ensure all activities carried out in the workplace are completed in a safe manner.  All Redlands Drilling employees receive the adequate information and training to carry out the job in a safe manner. They understand they can’t stop work at any point if they think what they are doing is unsafe and also understand that it is important to report all incidents and near misses


The management of Redlands Drilling are committed to maintaining a safe place of work and safe systems of work.  We recognise that unidentified, uncontrolled hazards and their associated risks within the workplace have the potential to significantly impact on a person’s ability to perform their work safely, productively and competently.  We also recognise that hazards and their associated risks have the potential to adversely affect the health and safety of workers and others at this workplace and may result in incidents which would adversely affect the reputation of this business.

The management of Redlands Drilling are also committed to facilitating the identification and control of workplace hazards and their associated risks.  Where practicably possible these hazards shall be eliminated.  Where this is not possible the hazards shall be controlled in accordance with the hierarchy of control as set out in the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 so as to reduce the likelihood and consequence of events that have potential to result in illness, injury, serious bodily injury, fatality or a dangerous occurrence.

The management of Redlands Drilling consider safety management and incident prevention to be vital to the ultimate success of this business and recognise that this is a fundamental component of the obligations and responsibilities of all senior management personnel.  To ensure that these obligations and responsibilities are discharged senior management shall:

  • Ensure the workplace is safe,
  • Provide workers with Work Method Statements for activities for which a risk has been identified;
  • Provide resources and training for the identification and control of workplace hazards;
  • Consult with workers and others to identify and address shortfalls in instructions and procedures;
  • Provide information, training and supervision to enable activities to be performed in a safe manner;
  • Induct visitors and sub-contractors in relation to site policies and hazards they may encounter; and
  • Make available and instruct personal in the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Workers and other persons at this workplace have an obligation to:

  • Work in a manner which ensures the health and safety of themselves and others at the workplace;
  • Participate in training and follow instructions given for occupational health and safety; and
  • Report hazards and incidents that come to their attention.

The goal of the management of Redlands Drilling is to prevent injury or harm to workers and others at this workplace. This can only be achieved by consultation and co-operation by all persons at this workplace.

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