At Laing O’Rourke, our commitment is to both physical and psychological safety, because we know that simply managing physical risk is no longer enough. We are Rethinking Safety through Inclusion + Wellbeing. This program is commencing in August 2023 and has 3 key pillars. Engineered Safety, Delivery Excellence and Human Performance. For further information review our Rethinking safety Through Inclusion and Wellbeing program, watch the latest introduction video by Rebecca Hanley Link or stay tuned at your project site.
Following an extensive review across the Australia hub we have made significant improvement to our Fatal and Severe Risk Standards. This review reflects the events that have occured over the past 12 months and has involved subject matter experts involved in the work activities from all areas including our supply chain and clients.
This year’s World Mental Health Day is set amidst the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. 2020 has been challenging for us all and perhaps even more so for those who are already suffering with mental health conditions as they may be experiencing greater social isolation than ever before.
2020 has been an incredibly challenging year for us all, bringing drastic changes to our way of life, placing an even greater emphasis on the importance of supporting one another and being there for our mates.
We are currently undertaking a phased review of the HSEMS focusing on the Fatal Severe Risks (FSR’s). This review captures the lessons learnt, project feedback and legislative updates.
Please watch the video to find out more https://vimeo.com/455325114/a02ed6e9d3. You can also read more below.
As our state governments continue to relax restrictions, we are embarking on a new wave of change and have begun to implement a phased return to our workplaces across the Australia Hub.
We have prepared guides to assist in the return to work which are available to download in this article.
New video by the Australian Health Department – ‘Stay Covid free and do the three’. Wash your hands, keep maintaining physical distancing (1.5m) and use the App to help contact tracing.
Every day we send over 1000 people to work in the rail industry. This is one of the toughest industries to work in, which is why it’s so important that we all take a moment to look at the conversations we can have with each other to show support.
Learn how to have a conversation here.
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