Personal Protection Equipment Policy
The Dewpoint Group is committed to promoting the health and safety of
its employees and subcontractors. Personal Protection Equipment can be
used to assist protecting workers from potential risk to safety and in
accordance to the Hierarchy of Control.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) includes any clothing, equipment,
and substance designed to be worn by a worker to protect the person
from risks of injury or illness.
Personal Protective Equipment is to be used:
- When workers are required to perform their duties in an environment that involves potential hazards.
- Where it is not reasonably practicable to eliminate or minimise risks through other control measures.
- In conjunction with the implementation of other control measures and as per manufacturer’s recommendations.
The Company will ensure that Personal Protection Equipment:
- Will not add or increase the risk of injury to health and safety when completing tasks.
- Will be selected, stored and maintained in compliance with
relevant Australian Standards and Codes of Practice, supplier’s material
safety data sheets (MSDS) and manufacturer’s recommendations.
- Users will be made aware of policy, procedure and
responsibilities in relation to PPE as set out in the Dewpoint Group