INTRODUCING BRANDSSAFE THE POLICY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES PACIFIC BRANDS, SPORTS &LEISURENewmarketDistribution Centre - QLD
BRANDSSAFE…..a history • To develop and implement across all Pacific Brands sites, a common platform for the systematic management of risk. • To achieve certification to Australian Standard 4801 - Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems……. ……The 500 Day Race
BRANDSSAFE…..delivers • Commitment through defined Policy, Standards and Procedures. • Commitment through defined Policy, Standards and Procedures. • Defines accountability for health and safety. • Provides for the participation of all employees in management of a safe and healthy workplace.
BRANDSSAFE…..commitment through defined Policy, Standards and Procedures
BRANDSSAFE…..delivers • Commitment through defined Policy, Standards and Procedures. • Defines accountability for health and safety. • Defines accountability for health and safety. • Provides for the participation of all employees in management of a safe and healthy workplace.
BRANDSSAFE…..defines accountability for health and safety DUTY OF CARE Compliance with all relevant statutes imposed by public authorities.
Duty of Care in the Workplace To provide and maintain a healthy and safe workplace for all employees, contractors and visitors.
Employers’ Duties Consult and Co-operate with Safety Representatives and other Employees Provide and Maintain a Safe Workplace, Plant and Systems of Work Provide Information, Instruction, Training and Supervision Report all significant Incidents and/or Injuries to the relevant Govt Authority Ensure the Safe Use and Handling of Plant and Substances in the Workplace Provide adequate Personal Protective Equipment where Hazards are present
Employees’ Duties Co-operate with Employer on all Health and Safety Matters Must not put at risk their Own, or any Other Persons, Health and/or Safety Follow the Instructions given by the Employers’ Representative, ie; Manager/Supervisor Report all incidences of Injury or Risk of Injury Correct and Report all identified Hazards immediately. Use Personal Protective Equipment in the correct manner and properly maintain it
Responsibilities are Binding Corporations who fail to meet their Duty of Care are liable for fines of up to $187,500, and up to 6 months imprisonment of their responsible officer Persons who fail to meet their Duty of Care are liable for fines of up to $37,500 or 6 months imprisonment Where this results in multiple deaths, Persons are liable for fines of up to $150,000 or 3 years imprisonment Where this results in multiple deaths, Corporations are liable for fines of up to $750,000 and, up to 3 years imprisonment of their responsible officer
BRANDSSAFE…..accountability for ALL EMPLOYEES Responsibilities • Follow standard safe work procedures • Identify and report hazards • Follow reasonable instructions • Act responsibly for the safety of self and others • Participate in OHS improvement activities • Wear designated personal protective equipment • Ensure tools are in a safe condition before use • and other responsibilities and accountabilities as defined inBRANDSSAFE
Key Activities • Report all unsafe situations immediately to Supervisor/Manager • Take corrective action within own ability and report to supervisor • Report all injuries, near miss and plant or equipment damage • Support fellow employees • Support OHS committees • Ask about and keep informed of work hazards • Attend training as requested
Accountability Mechanisms • Processes of Supervision • Current knowledge of OHS Committee and discussions …….. • and other responsibilities and accountabilities as defined inBRANDSSAFE
BRANDSSAFE…..delivers • Commitment through defined Policy, Standards and Procedures. • Defines accountability for health and safety. • Provides for the participation of all employees in management of a safe and healthy workplace. • Provides for the participation of all employees in management of a safe and healthy workplace.
BRANDSSAFE…..provides for the participation of all employees Via the Site Safety Committee which….. • Provides a forum for safety discussions • Assists in developing measures to improve WH&S • Encourages active participation in WH&S issues • Reviews incidents and develops recommendations • Considers the WH&S training needs Safety Committee Representatives are your elected workplace health and safety representatives.
Your Safety Committee Representatives….. OHS Representatives Jane Wyness Pick and Pack Luke Thomson Receiving Aliette Corbutt Value Adding/Rework/Credits Alan Patch Stock Control Management Representatives Vicki Brown OHS Key Contact John Walton Pacific BrandsLeisure & Fitness Chris Logan OHS Coordinator Queensland Renae Franklin Site Logistics Manager
Access toBRANDSSAFE BRANDSSAFE can be accessed via: • PACIFIC BRANDSIntranet • King Gee - Quality Procedures Module Hard Copies - available from your manager
BRANDSSAFE…..The 500 Day Race Certification by March 04 WithBRANDSSAFEtogether we can do it
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STAFF OHS INDUCTION MANUAL PACIFIC BRANDS SPORTS & LEISURENEWMARKET DISTRIBUTION CENTRE 117 Mina Parade Newmarket Qld 4051 Phone: 3361 6999
CORPORATE STRUCTURE Pacific Brands is a leading manager of consumer brands in Australia and New Zealand, marketing some of the most recognised brands including Berlei, Bonds, Clarks, Dunlop, Everlast, Grosby, Holeproof, Hush Puppies, King Gee, Slazenger, Sleepmaker and Tontine. Pacific Brands generated approximately $1.5 billion in sales in 2003 through the talents of more than 6,400 employees.
Pacific Brands is organised into four key operating Groups: • Underwear & Hosiery • Outerwear & Sport • Home Comfort • Footwear
The Outerwear & Sport Group, which the Newmarket Distribution Centre services, is one of Australia’s leading suppliers of workwear, casual clothing, sports clothing and footwear, sporting equipment and hard goods (bicycles and bicycle helmets).
The leading brands in the Outerwear & Sport Group who we service are: • King Gee • Stubbies • Repco • Rosebank • Malvern Star
Site LogisticsManager State Sales Managers OHS/Rehabilitation Coordinator Bulk Warehouse and VA/Rework/Credit Manager Special Projects Manager Sales Personnel Active Warehouse and Despatch Manager Day shift Receiving Supervisor Credit returnSupervisor Night shiftSupervisor Stock ControlSupervisor PBFL BikesSupervisor Pick & PackSupervisor VA/ReworkSupervisor ReceivingStorepersons Night shiftStorepersons Stock ControlStorepersons PBFL BikesStorepersons Pick & Pack Storepersons Credit Storepersons DespatchStorepersons VA/ReworkStore persons SITESTRUCTURE
GENERAL INFORMATION • COMPANY PROPERTY • COMPANY OPERATIONS • LEAVE • CODE OF CONDUCT
COMPANY PROPERTY • Under no circumstances are employees permitted to use and/or remove any Pacific Brands property, without the appropriate authorisation from the Accountable Manager. • Pacific Brands reserves the right to search bags and vehicles.
COMPANY OPERATIONS • We operate 2 shifts within the warehouse area. The day shift is primarily involved with the receiving, picking, reworking and despatching of goods. Whilst the nightshift is involved with stock replenishment to the active warehouse. • Management & administration staff, including sales and warehouse staff primarily work to normal business operating hours. • Your manager will confirm your hours of work with you.
CODE OF CONDUCT • Your manager will advise re the Pacific Brands Code of Conduct policy & procedure.
LEAVE • Please consult your manager for more information in regard to leave entitlements. • If you are away from work sick please ensure to advise your supervisor/manager as early as possible.
SITE ORIENTATION • ACCESS • ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH AND SAFETY INDUCTION REQUIREMENT • VEHICLES • MEAL BREAK AMENITIES • OTHER AMENTIES • RESTRICTED ACCESS • EMERGENCY PROCEDURES • FIRST AID • OHS NOTICEBOARDS AND INFORMATION
ACCESS • Access on site for all employees is via reception or the main warehouse entrance. • Time clocks are situated in both locations. • The Site Manager permits no children under the age of 16 on site without prior authorisation.
ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH & SAFETY INDUCTION REQUIREMENT All new employees, or staff undergoing a change in their role, must undergo a Staff OHS Induction. (Reference BRANDSSAFE 2-6-001 Training Procedure). The purpose of our Staff OHS Induction is to raise Environmental, Health and Safety awareness to all employees at our site. Our aim is to work positively towards Environmental, Health and Safety best practice. To that end, it is necessary for all employees, contractors and visitors to understand and comply with Pacific Brands policies and procedures.
Failure to comply with these policies, procedures and safe work practices may result in: • Counselling • Formal written warning • Dismissal
VEHICLES • Queensland road laws apply on site. The speed limit on site is 8 kph and seat belts are to be worn where fitted. Pedestrians always have the right of way. • On site there are two designated car-parking areas – one at the front of the building and the other at the rear of the building. Vehicles are to be parked in one of these areas.
MEAL BREAK AMENITIES • Meals consumed on site are to be eaten in the facilities provided, or in the case of administration staff with offices it is acceptable to take meals in your office. • A canteen is located at the front of the building where there are refrigerators, and appliances/facilities for heating food and the making of tea and coffee. Vending machines with snack foods and drinks are also located in the canteen area. • An outside barbecue area at the rear of the site is also available for the consumption of food. • There are also kitchens available in the front of the building in the sales area and above the warehouse offices.
OTHER AMENTIES • Toilets, washing facilities and drinking water are located throughout the site. You will be shown the nearest location of these facilities in relation to your work area during your induction to site.
RESTRICTED ACCESS • Access to the bulk warehouse, where mobile plant is operating is prohibited unless authorisation has been given.
EMERGENCY PROCEDURES • On induction to site new employees will be given a copy of our Emergency and Fire Evacuation Guide - NEWSAFE E003, this booklet includes general emergency information, procedures and the site emergency map. You will also be required to a view a presentation outlining our procedures. • Emergency exits and fire fighting equipment are located throughout the building. All equipment and exits are signed for ease of identification. You will be familiarised with the nearest location exits and equipment when inducted to site. Fire fighting equipment should only be used if you are trained in its use and it is safe to do so.
EMERGENCY PROCEDURES CONT. • We have a trained team of staff who will respond in the event of an emergency – the Emergency Control Organisation (ECO). You will be advised of the area wardens in the area in which you are working during your site induction. • Should an emergency situation arise directions given by the ECO must be followed at all times. • Our training provider Queensland Fire & Rescue Service provide training to all staff in the use of fire equipment and general information about emergency procedures. You will be required to attend the next scheduled training session.
FIRST AID • First aid treatment is available to all employees on site. Contacting one of our trained first aiders throughout the site can provide this service. After treatment they will request that you fill in an incident report for our records. All injuries, including first aid, are to be reported to your Manager/Supervisor. • First aid facilities are available from the first aid room opposite the canteen. Emergency response first aid kits are available at reception and at the main warehouse entry; these kits are for emergency response use only.
FIRST AID CONT. • Contact details for first aid personnel in your work area is provided in the Emergency and Fire Evacuation Guide - NEWSAFE E003. Photographs of all first aiders can be found on the OHS notice boards.
OHS NOTICEBOARDS AND INFORMATION • There are 2 main OHS noticeboard areas, one is opposite the canteen, and the other is in the hallway between the bulk and active warehouse. An additional small noticeboard also exists in the administration area at the front of the building. • Relevant OHS information/communication will posted on these boards. The First Aid Room also holds copies of current manuals, procedures and forms.
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY • CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR • SMOKING • BRANDSSAFE ALL EMPLOYEES OHS RESPONSIBILITIES • GENERAL OHS AND CONDUCT RULES • OHS COMMITTEE • OHS COORDINATORS • OHS ISSUE RESOLUTION • INCIDENT/HAZARD REPORTING SYSTE • INJURY MANAGEMENT • HOUSEKEEPING • MOBILE PLANT • HAZARDS • SUBSTANCES ON SITE
CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR • It is compulsory to wear a high visibility outerwear garment in all areas of the warehouse.Appropriate enclosed footwear must be worn in the warehouse.Please refer to the site uniform and footwear policies for further details.
SMOKING Employees, visitors and contractors on site are not permitted to smoke in any part of the building. Smoking is only permitted in the designated areas located outside of the building itself, the designated areas are: • Outside tables with umbrellas to the rear left side of the canteen. • Outside barbecue area at rear of warehouse parking lot.