Safety and compliance
Safety isn’t just our responsibility, it’s our promise
We believe that workplace accidents are preventable. Ensuring our people understand and are fully supported in safety is key, and we deliver ongoing training and competency development so that everyone can complete every task safely and proactively identify potential hazards, risks and harm to people and the environment.
SUEZ’s specialised Environment, Quality and Safety team works across all levels of our business, providing strong and accountable leadership in our drive to uphold industry-leading standards of safety and compliance in everything we do.
Our integrated management system is externally accredited to AS 4801, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, and we hold NHVAS – Maintenance Management certification in applicable areas of our operations. We’re continuously improving our policies, procedures and processes to meet and exceed both Australian and international standards and make sure everyone comes home safely each day.
Proper handling to keep your workplace safe
General safety rules - SUEZ Australia & New Zealand
Credit: SUEZ Australia and New Zealand
Keeping everyone safe on the move
We take all reasonable steps to ensure that our heavy vehicle drivers respect and act within all road transport laws. Each driver receives thorough training in safe operating procedures and requirements for a wide range of everyday and unusual situations, from reversing and overhead caution to rollover prevention and inappropriate waste collection.
As part of our comprehensive Road Safety Management System, all our vehicles are serviced and inspected regularly. Our collection vehicles are fitted with on-board smart technologies to monitor driver behaviour for ongoing improvement of safety and performance.