Policies



Environmental Policy

At West Auto Electrics, we are committed to helping reduce global warming. As an ARC authorised business, we are legally permitted to handle fluorocarbon refrigerants. This means we can:

  • Properly inspect, report on, repair and re-gas your vehicles air conditioner
  • Legally handle, recycle and/or dispose of refrigerants
  • Use and maintain the correct equipment to do the job                                      
  • Allocate a fully qualified ARC licensed technician to work on your vehicle.


Occupational Health and Safety Policy

At West Auto Electrics we are committed to providing a safe workplace for our employees and we abide by all the relevant legislation. Our employees adhere to our strict safety standards wether there on site or in the workshop or office.

Policy Objectives

The policy aims to:

  • Achieve an accident free workplace;
  • Provide safe plant and systems of work;
  • To ensure that health and safety is considered as an integral responsibility in all decision-making activities through effective planning, hazard identification and communication and implementation of written  procedures and instructions;
  • Ensure compliance with legislative requirements and current “state of knowledge” standards;
  • Provide employees, contractors and members with regular information, instruction, training and supervision to ensure their safety;
  • To involve staff in decision-making processes through regular consultation, communication and education/ training; and
  • Provide support mechanisms, which will assist employees with maintaining or improving their psychological and physical health.


Company Responsibilities

West Auto Electrics recognizes that management will have the overall responsibility to provide a safe workplace. Each management representative will be accountable for implementing this policy in their area of responsibility. These responsibilities are contained in full West Auto Electrics OH&S Plan, but broadly encompass:

  • Providing and maintaining the workplace in a safe condition;
  • Ensuring all OH&S policies and procedures are implemented;
  • Actively promoting and being involved in those policies and procedures;
  • Providing the resources to meet the OH&S commitment; and
  • Make decisions that eliminate activities that adversely impact on working conditions.

 

Employees will ensure that they:

  • Follow all OH&S policies and procedures;
  • Report all potential & actual hazards to their supervisor; and
  • Complete the necessary OH&S documentation for each job including hazard assessment checks.