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Health, Safety, Environment and Community (HSEC)

Burnett & Gladstone Drilling are working hard to become industry leaders in OH&S and strive to maintain a safety record second to none. A safe workplace begins with well trained employees, and Burnett & Gladstone Drilling has procedures in place to ensure our workers are some of the best trained in the industry.

Burnett & Gladstone Drilling believes that the health and safety of employees is of prime importance. Burnett & Gladstone Drilling has instituted an OH&S Program with the following objectives: to identify and remove or control the causes of accidents and health hazards at the workplace. The goals of the OH&S program are achieved through the involvement of all employees. The program is based on the following structure.

Management Leadership – the assumption of ultimate responsibility by management to prevent accidents, with the declaration of a company OH&S policy, setting of safety standards, rules and procedures.

Assignment of Responsibility – the delegation by management of authority to all levels of supervision to take appropriate action to ensure safe operations, and to be responsible and accountable for activities under their control.

Provision of Safe Working Conditions – by regular inspections and audits, provision of PPE, hazard identification, reporting, and removal or control by engineering, administrative or procedural means.

Employee Participation – through consultation, regular safety meetings, hazard reporting and employee suggestion schemes.

Safety Training At All Levels – Starting with formal and on the job training, commencing on appointment with a General Safety Induction program and job/equipment specific safety instruction. Followed by on the job training and formal internal/external OH&S courses and industry based programs.

An Accident / Incident Recording System – all accidents, incidents are reported, investigated and recorded.

Medical, First Aid & Emergency System – all worksites have trained first aiders available, and are equipped with first aid facilities. All sites are equipped with satellite phone, mobile phone or UHF communications appropriate to the location.

Participation in Client OH&S Program – Burnett & Gladstone Drilling and its personnel will participate, and actively contribute to the client’s program.