At Jarvis Constructions, our objective is to provide the highest possible standards of health and safety. We work continuously to improve our performance, by enhancing the skills, knowledge and commitment of our workforce.

This plan offers a strategic approach to managing and integrating industrial relations activities into daily work practices. Through the plan, Jarvis Constructions works to:

  • Create a dispute free environment through consultation and common purpose
  • Improve its industrial relations capability and management focus
  • Improve its corporate image through commitment to better workplace issues
  • Improve its relationship with stakeholders
  • Boost project performance and efficiency through improved communications
  • Spend less time and effort on resolving grievances and compliance issues
  • Gain greater control over cost, time and quality

All industrial relations matters are handled in a fair and equitable manner consistent with enterprise agreements entered into by Jarvis Constructions and its subcontractors, relevant awards and governing legislation. We are committed to resolving grievances and disputes in a timely manner and will facilitate communication between the relevant parties..

Implementing these policies on company projects gives Jarvis Constructions an opportunity to continually improve its industrial relations and management performance, and ensure project staff are aware of, understand and manage the issues which most commonly cause problems.

The management, employees and subcontractors of D&A Jarvis are coached to recognise, contribute to and abide by our industrial relations practices.

Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S)

At Jarvis Constructions, our objective is to provide the highest possible standards of health and safety. We work continuously to improve our performance, by enhancing the skills, knowledge and commitment of our workforce.

Our aims are to:

  • Comply with all laws, regulations and standards
  • Apply standard procedures that reduce all risks and hazards
  • Provide every employee with appropriate training, equipment and support to consistently perform their duties safely
  • Be a responsible corporate citizen.

We instruct all management, employees, subcontractors and suppliers associated with our operations to recognise, contribute to and abide by the company’s commitment to the prevention of all accidents in the workplace.

Environmental Policy Statement

Jarvis Constructions is committed to implementing safeguards and adopting environmentally sensitive work practices. Our environment policy aims to attain sustainable environmental practices by achieving the following environmental goals

  • Strategic management and review focusing on the major risks
  • Preparation and implementation of environmental procedures
  • Compliance with relevant regulatory and legislative requirements
  • Management of environmental effects to ensure objectives and targets are achieved
  • Continual improvement and the adoption of a system of measurable
  • Recognition of community interests in preserving the local environment

This commitment to the environment and our compliance with New South Wales Protection of the Environment Operations Act ensures that our projects are compatible with the concepts of ecological sustainability.

All members of the Jarvis Constructions senior management team are authorised to ensure that the requirements of the company’s environmental policy statement are implemented. Any problems that cannot be resolved are brought to the company director’s attention for final resolution.