Safety Message & Protocols
HHAST is committed to ensuring the safety of our workers and customers, as well as that of visitors and contractors on the company premises, in company vehicles, at real estate agencies, onsite at tenants and anywhere else whilst representing HHAST including anytime day or night in such a place as to be recognised as a HHAST employee or contractor within work hours or at any other time. We recognise the positive impact that the values and benefits of enhanced health and safety bring to the organisation, our workers and our stakeholders.
Health and safety is everyone’s business, and everyone is expected to share in our commitment to minimise risk to effectively reduce the incidence of workplace accidents, which may cause personal injury, property damage or loss of any kind. Furthermore, workers are encouraged to be involved in decisions concerning; changes to facilities, work procedures, or any other area that may affect the health and safety of workers.
HHAST is committed to actively managing worker accident claim and rehabilitation processes if they are injured while at work, including supporting the safe and early return to work of injured workers.
We will provide and maintain a safe working environment and actively assess workplace risks and manage workplace hazards including high risk machinery. All reasonably practicable steps will be taken to prevent harm occurring to workers and other people at our workplace and their health, safety and welfare will be actively promoted by :
Individual workers are expected to co-operate in the objective of making this a healthy and safe workplace and therefore :
As HHAST is not a business in a high-risk industry however we will have an unelected health and safety representative. As we grow to a business with more than 20 workers we will ensure a health and safety representative is elected by staff at the appropriate time.
If a request for a representative is received in writing HHAST will and must respond in writing to that request based on the above criteria.