At Ausmar Group, we pride ourselves on our commitment to client service. It’s this attention to detail, backed by our years of experience that sets us apart. We’re not a build by numbers, impersonal contractor and despite our growing size we still tailor solutions to our client’s needs. We have the robust systems and the flexibility to innovate, but it’s our eye for small things that leaves a lasting impression.
We constantly aim to exceed every standard in quality to deliver peace of mind and successful outcomes for our clients. At Ausmar Group our focus is on the right people for the right job. We only employ the best, with the correct technical skills to suit the task at hand.
No matter which Business Unit of Ausmar Group you are applying for, there is an across the board need for all our contractors to be on the forefront of their industry and ensure they hold a high regard for not only customer service but health and safety. In these industries, standards are high and businesses are expected to comply with high service and quality standards that we require.
To ensure we are always meeting these requirements, we need an expert team of contractors behind us to help drive the business. We hope that once you have read through this offer, you feel that you and your teams are able to supply the level and experience needed to fulfil our requirements.
By completing this statement and selecting the ‘I agree’ button below I acknowledge that I am authorised to provide this information on behalf of the business as complete, accurate and binding. I declare that all the information I have provided is true and correct and I understand that giving false or misleading information is a serious offence.
I also warrant that all employees of the business will maintain current industry requirements and that all insurance policies shown above will remain current whilst sub-contracting to Ausmar Group.
Statutory Declaration must be filled out and returned to cover all employees, along with all applicable documentation in order for this offer to be conforming.
Contractors must complete this section with relevant projects that have been undertaken in the last two (2) years and give permission for the Principle to contact the referees identified below.
By selecting the 'I agree' button below, I acknowledge and warrant that all employees of the business will maintain & adhere to Ausmar Group's Standards whilst being sub-contracting to Ausmar Group.
The following key personnel would be relied upon to participate in and undertake works requested.
PLANT AND EQUIPMENT
The following plant and equipment is owned by this company which would be relied upon to undertake works requested.
By selecting the ‘I agree’ button below, I acknowledge and warrant that all employees of the business will maintain & adhere to Ausmar Group’s Work Place Health & Safety standards, as per appendix 1, and any mandatory government WHS and industry regulations. I also warrant that current WHMS plans, SWMS & MSDS will be issued whilst being sub-contracting to Ausmar Group.
By selecting the 'I agree' button below, I acknowledge and warrant that all employees of the business will maintain & adhere to Ausmar Group Compliance requirements whilst sub-contracting to Ausmar Group .
I/We will manage health and safety issues typical to our work by:
Ensuring work progresses in a tidy manner, work areas are kept clear of excessive rubbish and work areas are left in a clean and tidy condition. Ensuring rubbish is placed where arranged.
2. Material Handling and Storage
Ensuring materials and equipment are stored on site in a manner that does not cause injury or illness.
Indicating where materials are to be delivered and stored (signs may be erected if appropriate), taking into account where materials are used and the order in which they are used.
Smoking is banned on all worksites.
Ensure the manufacturers’ requirements regarding handling and storage of materials are followed.
3. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Ensuring PPE is used in accordance with the Code of Practice for PPE in the Building Industry.
Providing and ensuring the use of items of Personal Protective equipment where it is not practicable (reasonable) to control risk of injury by other means.
Ensuring helmets are worn when there is a risk of injury to the head, for example when working underneath other trades. Ensuring appropriate protective footwear is used.
Ensuring that where hazards are created by particular activities, risks are controlled by ensuring the use of PPE, or by some other means.
4. Guarding on Tools and Equipment
Ensuring guards are fitted and working effectively before tools and equipment are used.
Ensuring when using chemicals, the manufacturer’s requirements are followed.
Further information can be found on Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS’s), which must be provided by the supplier or manufacturer upon the purchaser’s request.
Ensuring ladders are of an industrial standard, comply with and are used in accordance with the requirements of Australian Standard 1892.4 – Portable Ladders.
Ensuring attention is given to tying off ladders to the structure, where there is a likelihood of the ladder becoming unstable.
Ensuring attention is given to base stability, particularly on soft or uneven soils.
Ensuring domestic-type ladders are not used and ladders are in a sound working condition. For example, the slip resistant feet are fitted and maintained, rungs and stiles in good condition.
7. Manual Handling
Encouraging and using good manual handling techniques.
• When bending or fitting try to vary duties or change posture
• When bending to lift objects try to maintain an inclined back and bent knees to a semi-squat where your feet are stable on the ground and you assume a powerlifter stance
• When lifting awkward and heavy items, use mechanical aids
• Where this is not possible consider team lifting where people are trained.
Ensuring the principles detailed in the Code of Practice Manual Handling in the Building Industry are followed.
8. Maintenance and Use of Equipment.
Ensuring equipment is adequately maintained and used in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions (for example, power tools).
Ensuring portable electrical equipment is of an industrial standard. Also, all electrical equipment is to be tagged and all electrical leads to be run off ground in traffic areas.
Ensuring compliance with the Workplace Health and Safety Amendment Regulation (No. 1) 1996 Part 15 Division 3. Ensuring residual current devices are used with all electrical equipment. Check if builder has residual current device fitted.
Ensuring power leads are located to minimise the risk of damage(eg. Kept out of puddles and plugs are kept dry). Ensuring extra protection for, or relocation of power leads occurs in areas of high traffic.
Ensuring portable electrical equipment and power leads are maintained in a safe working condition. Ensuring double adaptors, 3-pin adaptors (piggy back), and lightly constructed domestic type appliances are not used for work purposes.
Electrical contractors please note:
Ensuring electrical installation is completed in accordance with Australian Standard 3000 (SAA Wiring Rules), and is tested and connected in accordance with recognised procedures, using suitable testing equipment.
Ensuring all incomplete circuits are suitably terminated or isolated. Where there is likelihood of those circuits being inadvertently energised they are tagged.
10. Working Platforms on Trestle Ladders and Adjustable Trestles
Platforms (eg. scaffolding planks) on trestles provide a bigger, more stable surface to work from than a ladder rung.
Ensuring trestles are erected in accordance with suppliers instructions and good practice, as outlined in Australian Standard 1892 for trestle ladders – Australian Standard 1576.5 for adjustable trestles.
Ensuring platforms are as level as possible, and are stepped rather than sloped (eg. When working on gables).
Ensuring platforms are in good condition and trestles are placed on a firm surface.
Fixed scaffold on site is not to be altered or moved with the written approval of the site foreman.
11. Working Platforms on Scaffolds
Ensuring scaffolds are satisfactorily erected and used. In particular, ensuring the scaffolds comply with relevant parts of the Australian Standards for Scaffolding (AS 1576), the Advisory Standards for Falls from Heights and Advisory Standard for Scaffolding.
Ensuring the scaffold is erected in accordance with supplier’s instructions, is as near as reasonable to level, and is fully decked when being used.
Providing adequate temporary lighting if work is to be undertaken in areas where there is insufficient light to work safely.
13. Ultra Violet Light
Encouraging employees to wear adequate clothing, or other protection, to protect them from the effects of working in the sun.
14. Warning Signs
Warning signs may be required for some hazardous situations. Hazardous situations may include the use of power tools and where there is a risk of being struck by falling objects.
Ensuring warning signs are clearly visible to any persons who are approaching the area in which the hazardous situation exists.
Ensuring appropriate licences and certificates of competency are held where required for the performance of any work (eg. an explosive powered tool certificate).
16. First Aid
Providing a first aid kit, which is adequate for the type of injuries, which may occur while performing work. There is also a first aid kit stored in all building supervisor’s vehicles. All injuries, regardless of how minor, are to be reported to the supervisor immediately after occurring.
Reporting Injuries - the building supervisor must be made aware, and records made, of every worker injury, work related illness or dangerous occurrence that occurs at the workplace to enable investigation and analysis (for future prevention and assisting Workers Compensation claims).
Protrusions include: protruding nails; tie-down bolts; reinforcing rods and mesh; bars; steel, copper and plastic tubing; metal flashings; post tensioning cables etc.
Ensuring any protrusions created are removed, bent over or guarded to eliminate or reduce risk of injury where they are a hazard.
18. Health and Safety Induction
Ensuring that employees who are unfamiliar with health and safety issues receive instructions on safe work procedures and practices.
19. Other Persons
Ensuring that my/our work does not cause health & safety problems for the other trades and the public.
20. Training and Skill
Ensuring that my/our employees are sufficiently trained and skilled to perform the work in a healthy and safe manner.
Ensuring that where they present a hazard, unattended excavations are barricaded.
Ensuring the Advisory Standard for excavation is adhered to.
22. Fire Control
Ensuring a fire extinguisher is supplied where flammable paints and/or liquids are used or stored.
23. Stability of Structure During Construction
Destabilisation may be caused by: weather, wind, subsidence, construction loads, live loads, and the premature removal of temporary bracing or temporary propping.
Ensuring any structure being built remains stable during the construction process.
24. Trenching and Excavation
Ensuring that work is supervised by a person who is competent and capable of assessing the risks associated with trenching work.
This person should be knowledgeable on trenching, soil stability, appropriate shoring systems, and where possible should have experience of local soil conditions
Ensuring that trenches which people have to enter are shored where the soil is unstable or prone to collapse.
Ensuring that trenches deeper than 1.5 metres which people have to enter are shored, unless a soil engineer confirms that the trench walls are stable without shoring.
Ensuring that unattended excavations that are created are barricaded or covered where they present a hazard, and are filled as soon as practicable.
25. Plant, Cranes and Machines
Ensuring the safety instructions of drivers or licensed operators of plant are followed.
Ensure that all necessary insurances are in place as required by legislation including workers compensation or personal accident insurance and professional indemnity.
27. Working Hours
Working hours generally will be between 7am-5pm Monday to Friday and Saturday 8am-5pm. For work outside these hours is by the approval of the Principal Contractor.
28. Site Access
Vehicle access must be via the designated driveway access, there will be no parking on site. Site is to be kept clear of vehicles unless unloading or loading materials.
The following is not permitted onsite:
• Loud Radios
• Dogs or Pets
• No Glass Container
The use of neighbouring blocks is strictly prohibited unless authorised by the building supervisor.
All workers shall carry appropriate Identification at all times.
If a serious breach of site safety occurs the person responsible may be removed immediately.
1st warning - Verbal
2nd warning - Written
3rd warning - Removal from site