WorkPac Wins Hunter Safety Awards

WorkPac Wins Hunter Safety Awards

30/06/2016BY: Tracey Mesken

​Global recruitment leader, WorkPac wins 2016 Hunter Safety Awards for best Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) Management System.

Winners were announced at the gala awards on March 18 at Wests, New Lambton at the inaugural awards recognising outstanding WHS management systems in Hunter workplaces.WorkPac’s Hunter Valley Business Centre Manager, Luke Tresidder says, “The award for Best WHS Management System is a proud achievement for his team.””On the night I was so proud of the team’s achievements that I could hardly speak while accepting the award,” Mr Tresidder said.

“I am genuinely proud of our Business Centre’s commitment to occupational health and safety, both for its own people and on behalf of employers.”

“What I wanted to explain on the night was that the MaxSafe system has been a critical enabler of the strong safety culture in our Hunter region, providing a holistic support service for 440 employees and our clients, ensuring safety protocols are followed and commitment to a zero harm workplace is constantly front of mind,” Mr Tresidder said.

“The systems and controls in place are market leading which is a credit to the business for always striving for excellence”.

“MaxSafe provides the framework to drive productivity and most importantly a strong safety culture”.

“We aim to assist our clients in meeting their objectives to establish and maintain zero harm operations where incidents or injuries do not occur.”

“We promote open communication and transparency and recognise that OHSE [Occupational Health Safety and Environment] management is an integral part of our business and that of our clients”.

“I would also like to thank the event sponsors, Sarah-Jane and the organising committee of the awards for a brilliant night, and finally our team for their dedication to our people and the systems that send them home safely each day.”

MaxSafe couples a highly intelligent enterprise software application with policies, standards, guidelines and procedures that specify safety and risk management requirements.

MaxSafe was developed to address key challenges faced by WorkPac’s industries and delivers safety management solutions celebrated as industry leading, according to SAI Global Auditors, numerous safety award panels and tier one mining and construction companies.

In its 18 plus years of operation, WorkPac has experienced no fatalities, no prosecutions or investigations and no environmental incidents as well as holding one of the lowest Loss Time Injury Frequency Rates in the contingent labour industry, per hours worked.

MaxSafe is implemented across the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and health care industries in which WorkPac operates.

WorkPac was recently ranked 71st in the Staffing Industry Analysts, global 100 list of the world’s largest staffing and recruitment firms, climbing 11 spots in just one year.