In the Workplace Health and Safety Queensland July 2018 bulletin there is a feature article titled ‘Laing O’Rourke hits the next gear for innovative inductions’. The article describes the innovative approach that the Battlefield Airlifter (BFA) project has undertaken that is helping the project work smarter and safer.
In mid-2016 Laing O’Rourke launched its Next Gear SMS website, making its Safety Management System (SMS) publically available for the first time. In doing so, the SMS was available to all Laing O’Rourke employees and its supply chain, delivery partners, clients and other interested parties.
Next week we will launch our Mental Health and Wellbeing Campaign – the Five Ways to Wellbeing. A campaign that will raise awareness and promote the positive ways in which people can support their own mental health.
Places people at the centre of decision making empowering them to generate ideas and be solution focused
Looks at the health of the system overall and seeks to understand successful work as it is done
Freedom with the framework creates space for people to thrive and innovate whilst maintaining operational rigour in our high consequence risks
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The SMS is designed to promote continual improvement and to enable the
three key principles of Next Gear.
These are activities which are considered to have high consequences to our people if not managed appropriately
Provide a framework and approach to manage risk and innovation
Describe the processes that must be implemented in order to set up projects and sites for success
Processes that must be implemented in order to setup rail projects.
The EMS is designed to promote continual improvement and to
promote a life cycle approach.
These are activities which are considered to have high consequences to the environment if not managed appropriately
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