GM1 Leadership

GM1 LEADERSHIP

GM1.1 AUTHORITY

  • Line management shall ensure that all co-workers have:
    1. The Authority and autonomy to make proactive decisions and act on them in their day to day work
    2. Knowledge or procedures, processes, work practices and potential hazards
    3. The skills required to continuously improve
    4. The recognition and rewards associated with continual improvement

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GM1.2 RESOURCES

  • Line management shall provide adequate resources to support planning, training and communication, regular monitoring, corrective and preventative action and measurement of impact.

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GM1.3 LEADERSHIP

  • Line management shall provide visible leadership and motivate responsible practices in others by;
    1. Promoting initiatives
    2. encouraging teamwork
    3. Conducting frequent site inspections and reviews
    4. Behavioral observations

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GM1.4 BEHAVIORS

  • Line management shall reinforce the behaviors expected of co-workers through personal actions.

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GM1.5 AUTHORITY

  • Line management shall delegate authority for the implementation and monitoring of activities to ensure a high level of ownership.

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GM2 OHSE System

GM2 OHSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

GM2.1 SITE POLICIES

  • Each site shall develop and display site policies that reflect the detail and intent of the Amcor policies. The site manager shall periodically review and endorse the site policies.

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GM2.2 STRATEGY

  • Each site shall have a multi-year strategy and an annual action plan that is regularly monitored, with responsibility and timeframes allocated for all objectives, targets and activities.
    Roles, responsibilities and authorities shall be defined, documented and communicated.

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GM2.3 ONGOING HAZARD ID

  • Processes shall be in place for the on-going hazard identification, risk assessment and determination and implementation of controls. Procedures shall be documented, communicated to relevant personnel and competency shall be assessed and recorded.

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GM2.4 COMPLIANCE

  • Processes shall be in place to identify, assess and comply with all applicable laws, regulations, approvals, licenses, permits and other requirements.
    Processes shall be in place to ensure communication of specific legislative requirements, including periodic evaluation, record keeping and reporting.
    These shall be documented in a register that is reviewed and kept up to date.

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GM2.5 TRAINING & ASSESSMENT

  • Each site shall ensure that all co-workers are appropriately trained and their competency assessed.

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GM2.6 PARTICIPATION, CONSULTATION & COMMUNICATION

  • Systems shall be in place for communication with, participation by, and consultation with co-workers and regarding the management of safety & environment.

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GM2.7 DOCUMENTATION

  • System documents shall be maintained and controlled.

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GM2.8 EMERGENCY PROCEDURES

  • Processes shall be in place to identify and respond to emergency situations and to prevent or mitigate impacts.

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GM2.9 MEASURING AND MONITORING

  • Processes shall be in place to measure and monitor performance on a regular basis, and periodically evaluate compliance with applicable legal requirements. Internal audits of the Management Standards and Risk Areas shall be conducted at planned intervals.

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GM2.10 INCIDENT INVESTIGATION

  • Processes shall be in place to record, investigate, analyse and document incidents and non-conformities and to undertake corrective and preventative action.

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GM2.11 MANAGEMENT REVIEW

  • Site management shall review the management system at regular, planned intervals to ensure its continued suitability, adequacy and effectiveness. Reviews shall include assessing performance data and incidents, opportunities for improvement and the need for changes to the system, policy, objectives and resources. Records of management reviews shall be maintained.

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GM3 HIRARC - Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment, Risk Control

GM3 HIRARC (HAZARD IDENTIFICATION, RISK ASSESSMENT, RISK CONTROL)

GM3.1 PROCESSES

  • Processes shall be in place for the on-going hazard identification, risk assessment and determination of risk controls. This shall apply to routine and non-routine activities, existing and new operations and the activities of all co-workers having access to the site, including contractors and vendors.

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GM3.2 TEAM

  • Hazards, impacts and controls shall be identified and documented by a team of co-workers familiar with a given process or activity. The team shall consider normal operation, start-up, shutdown, failure, break down and upset conditions. The assessment will reflect the degree of hazard and complexity of the activity. Records shall be maintained to support legal compliance and ongoing risk reduction activities.

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GM3.3 RISK ASSESSMENT

  • The risks associated with all identified hazards shall be assessed by consideration of:
    1. Exposure to the hazard, the frequency and duration of exposure
    2. Potential severity of an incident, and
    3. The probability of an incident occurring
    The results of risk assessment should assist in the development of Standard Operating Procedures.

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GM3.4 REVIEW

  • Risk assessments shall be reviewed every three years, or earlier if there is an incident or a change to the work environment, equipment, materials or task.

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GM3.5 PRACTICALITY

  • The practicality of controls chosen shall be agreed with co-worker representatives and documented in an action plan with responsibilities and timeframes assigned for implementation. Multiple controls or levels of control may be needed when utilising lower levels of control.

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GM3.6 HIERARCHY OF CONTROLS

  • Risk control options will be determined for each prioritised risk using the following hierarchy: â
    1. Engineering or design to eliminate or reduce the risk
    2. Safe operating procedures when engineering and/or design cannot fully protect employees
    3. Personal protective equipment when engineering and/or safe operating procedures are insufficient

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GM4 Training

GM4 TRAINING

GM4.1 TRAINING NEEDS ANALYSIS

  • A training needs analysis (TNA) shall be conducted at least annually to determine the type and extent of training required for each department, job type, role and co-worker. Performance appraisals shall include a review of training progress against the TNA.

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GM4.2 FORMAL INDUCTIONS

  • All co-workers, contractors and visitors shall receive a formal induction that conveys the key hazards, risks, controls and other expectations associated with the site. The induction shall include a check of the inductee's comprehension of content. The language and literacy needs of individuals shall be taken into account in the development of training programs, to ensure that all personnel understand their induction.

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GM4.3 RECORDS

  • Records of completed inductions shall be maintained, including written acknowledgement by the co-worker, contractor or visitor of the requirements of the site.

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GM4.4 SOP TRAINING

  • Formalised training shall be provided to co-workers involved in tasks requiring Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) or tasks that are subject to environmental licence conditions. These procedures should be displayed at or near the workstation.

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GM4.5 TRAINING FOR NEW POSITIONS AND EQUIPMENT

  • Training shall be provided for co-workers prior to transferring to a new position, when changes or modifications are made to a process and when new equipment or processes are introduced.

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GM4.6 MANAGER & SUPERVISOR TRAINING

  • Managers and supervisors shall be trained in safe work practices and relevant standard operating procedures. The training shall describe their legal and line management responsibilities.

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GM4.7 REFRESHER TRAINING

  • Refresher courses shall be provided for all managers, supervisors, co-workers and long-term contractors at least annually; OR as changes to the legislation, workplace, equipment or task occurs. Refresher training shall be identified as part of the TNA.

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GM5 Consultation and Committees

GM5 CONSULTATION & COMMITTEES

GM5.1 PROCEDURES

  • Procedures shall be in place for communicating information to employees, contractors and visitors. Procedures shall also be in place for receiving, documenting and responding to relevant communications from external parties.

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GM5.2 TRACKING CONCERNS

  • Each site should have a documented process for dealing with any concerns and complaints. These shall be recorded in a register, acknowledged, investigated as incidents and the outcomes reported back to the relevant stakeholders.

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GM5.3 RESOLVING CONFLICTS

  • Processes shall be in place to resolve conflicts where they arise, through consultation and participation directly with stakeholders or their intermediaries.

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GM5.4 SAFETY COMMITTEES

  • Each site shall establish at least one Safety Committee that is responsible for demonstrating safety leadership and driving improved performance. Meetings shall be held regularly to review and monitor performance and to determine priorities.

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GM5.5 COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

  • Membership of committees should consist of elected co-workers and representation from management (i.e. supervisors, the site manager or operations manager and any long-term contractor's representative). Membership of the committee must be communicated to all co-workers. Agendas shall be issued and minutes maintained of all actions and recommendations, including those not accepted for implementation, and be displayed for all co-workers.

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GM5.6 SAFETY COMMITTEE TRAINING

  • Elected committee co-workers shall receive appropriate training. As a minimum, this shall include a formal safety representative course, hazard identification, risk assessment training, and incident investigation training.

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GM6 Incident investigation

GM6 INCIDENT INVESTIGATION

GM6.1 INVESTIGATION & REPORTING

  • All incidents including lost time and recordable case injuries, near misses, first aid treatments and environmental spills shall be reported and investigated as soon as possible.

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GM6.2 INCIDENT INVESTIGATION

  • Incident investigation shall:
    1. Objectively identify the causal factors through root cause analysis
    2. Identify corrective and preventative actions, aimed at eliminating or reducing the risk of recurrence of the incident or near miss
    3. Record and communicate the results in a standard format suitable for circulation across the Amcor Group.
    As a minimum the site manager shall sign incident reports and investigation forms for lost time and recordable case injuries and environmental spills. This is to verify an acceptance of the root cause and approve the recommended control measures.

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GM6.3 INVESTIGATION TEAM

  • After an incident the relevant immediate supervisor shall lead an investigation team. Procedures shall be in place for coworkers to participate in incident investigations. The investigation team shall contain at least one person trained specifically in incident investigation techniques.

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GM6.4 INCIDENT REPORTING

  • All incidents must be reported as per local legislation and internal Amcor requirements. Reporting records shall be maintained.

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GM6.5 CORRECTIVE ACTIONS

  • Systems shall be in place to ensure that actions, including changes in procedures, are documented, communicated, followed up and completed. Relevant co-workers shall receive feedback from incident investigations.

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GM7 Injury Management & Rehabilitation

GM7 INJURY MANAGEMENT AND REHABILITATION

GM7.1 MEDICAL RESPONSE & TREATMENT

  • Each site shall provide access to appropriate and timely medical treatment. A listing of the nearest 24-hour clinic and/or hospital shall be displayed with the sites injury management procedure and first aider details on the site notice board. A stocked first aid kit(s) shall be available and suitable for the tasks performed on site. Each site shall be equipped with an automated external defibrillator (AED) unless local regulations do not allow their use. Training shall be provided to employees who are designated and authorised to use the AED.

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GM7.2 PROCEDURES

  • Each site shall issue a procedure for:
    1. The timely reporting of injuries by co-workers
    2. Reporting defined injuries to relevant authorities
    3. Reporting workers compensation claims
    4. Meeting local requirements for rehabilitation

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GM7.3 REHABILITATION & RETURN TO WORK

  • Each site shall promptly arrange rehabilitation and begin the process of return to work where necessary.

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GM8 Contractors

GM8 CONTRACTORS

GM8.1 CONTRACTOR EVALUATION

  • Contractors shall be evaluated for their ability to demonstrate compliance with requirements, prior to contractual arrangements being established.

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GM8.2 SITE INDUCTIONS

  • Contractors shall complete the site induction prior to commencing work on site. Contractor induction records shall be maintained and refresher training conducted within a suitable time frame or when the workplace changes.

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GM8.3 SITE RULES & DIRECTIONS

  • All contractors shall be provided with a copy of the site's written safety and environment requirements and must comply with all relevant company and statutory standards, procedures, rules and regulations. Contractors shall be evaluated against site rules and directions before commencing work and throughout long-term contracts/works or as part of post-contractor evaluation for short-term jobs.

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GM8.4 SPECIALIST WORK

  • All contractors undertaking specialist work on the site shall provide appropriate risk assessments, and safe work plans prior to the work commencing. These will be signed off by the relevant site co-ordinator prior to a work permit being issued. Permits shall be issued for the contractor to perform the work and will be posted in the area or with the manager of contractors if working in several areas.

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GM8.5 QUALIFICATIONS & INSURANCE

  • Contractor qualifications and insurance documents (such as Workers Compensation, Employers Liability and Public Liability) shall be reviewed prior to start of works.

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GM9 Auditing

GM9 AUDITING

GM9.1 MONITORING PERFORMANCE

  • Systems shall be put in place to regularly measure and monitor performance, and to identify, report, respond to and manage non-conformities and opportunities for improvement. This shall include regularly evaluating compliance with applicable legal and Amcor requirements, including permits and licences. Records of evaluations shall be maintained.

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GM9.2 INTERNAL AUDITS

  • Annual internal audits shall be undertaken to determine the extent of conformance with the Amcor Safety and Environment Standards. A trained and competent person(s), shall undertake the audit. Records of audits shall be maintained, with non-conformances and recommendations included in an action plan. Progress on these actions must be monitored.

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GM9.3 EXTERNAL AUDITS

  • External audits shall be conducted at least every 3 years to determine the extent of compliance with the Amcor Safety and Environment Standards. Records of audits shall be maintained, with non-conformances and recommendations included in an action plan. Progress on these actions must be monitored.

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GM9.4 NON-CONFORMANCES

  • Non-conformances identified during audits shall be raised and addressed with the Safety Committees. Actions plans shall be developed and priority given to high-risk issues. Compliance dates and responsibility shall be assigned to each action item.

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GM9.5 BEHAVIORAL SAFETY AUDITS

  • Behavioural Safety Audits shall be conducted to promote discussion amongst co-workers Frequency targets shall be established, with the aim of increasing the number of behavioural audits and co-worker consultation and participation.

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GM10 SOP's (Safe Operating Procedures)

GM10 SOP'S (SAFE OPERATING PROCEDURES)

GM10.1 SOP REQUIREMENT

  • SOP's shall be developed for all routine tasks. Risk assessment shall be undertaken to identify hazards and controls shall be included in the SOP.

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GM10.2 SOP CONTENT

  • SOP's shall include but are not limited to;
    1. The task and process description
    2. Who has supervisory responsibility over the task
    3. Explanation of task steps, and risk controls
    The SOP may be combined with the general work procedures and quality work procedures to eliminate duplicate paperwork.

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GM10.3 SOP TRAINING

  • All affected co-workers shall be trained in the relevant SOPs according to the Training Needs Analysis, including when an SOP is changed. Where variation is required co-workers should perform a risk assessment to ensure any hazards arising from the deviation are appropriately controlled.

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GM10.4 NON-ROUTINE TASKS

  • Non-routine tasks or routine tasks under abnormal conditions must also have hazards identified and risks assessed.

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GM11 Permit to Work

GM11 PERMIT TO WORK

GM11.1 PERMIT TO WORK REQUIREMENTS

  • High risk tasks are defined as those where serious injury or significant environmental impact is likely to occur if procedures are not followed. Each site shall identify tasks that are high risk. For each high-risk task a Permit to Work is required to perform work in those situations. Sites may have more situations where a permit to work is necessary however the following situations are the most common high risk tasks where a permit may be required:
    1. Work at height including roof work
    2. Work in confined space
    3. Hot work
    4. Excavation and demolition
    5. Live electrical work
    6. Work on pressure vessels
    7. Work on equipment or process that is critical for an environmental licence condition

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GM11.2 DEFINITION AND RECORDS

  • A permit shall clearly define the safety and environmental risks, and subsequent controls that must be in place. Records shall be maintained. Permits shall be completed in consultation with those performing the task, and issued by a trained and authorised person.

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GM11.3 SOP'S REQUIRING PERMITS

  • Where necessary, SOP's shall refer to use of a permit, and also where a permit is required to enter an area.

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GM11.4 TRAINING AND COMPETENCY

  • Employees involved in development and issuing of PTW shall be trained and competent. Training records of persons authorised to issue permits must demonstrate competency and understanding of the permit system.

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GM12 Essential Rules

GM12 ESSENTIAL RULES

GM12.1 PHILOSOPHY & INTENT

  • The philosophy to be adopted for all essential rules is that "no task is so important, no schedule is so urgent, that the job can come before our people's safety or the protection of our assets and the environment". Each site should go through a process to define the essential rules for the site.

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GM12.2 COMMON ESSENTIAL RULES

  • These rules must be displayed and communicated to all co-workers, including the understanding of the consequences for breaching rules. Some common rules are as follows;
    1) Only operate equipment you are trained and authorised to operate.
    2) Never over-ride, tamper with, or reach around machine guards.
    3) Never run machinery without the guards in place or without safety devices working.
    4) Do not enter designated restricted areas without authorisation.
    5) Never undertake designated high-risk tasks without the necessary work permit.
    6) Never remove another person's isolation lock and tag or try to operate isolated equipment.
    7) Report all safety and environment incidents.
    8) PPE rules must be adhered to at all times.
    9) Each co-worker is responsible for their own safety and health, as well as looking out for the safety of their co-workers.

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GM12.3 TRAINING & DISPLAY

  • Essential safety rules shall be incorporated into induction training for all staff, and displayed in the work area. Records shall be maintained.

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GM13 Documentation

GM13 DOCUMENTATION

GM13.1 REQUIREMENTS

  • Systems are in place to ensure that documentation and records related to health, safety, and environment are established, maintained, accurate, meet legal requirements, legible, and current.

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GM13.2 RETENTION

  • Documents and records shall be securely stored, readily retrievable, have established retention times based on legal requirements and have responsible custodians are assigned.

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GM13.3 CORE ELEMENTS

  • The core elements of the Management System and their interaction, including indexes or maps that provide direction to the related documents, should be described and maintained in paper or electronic form.

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GM13.4 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • The following documents shall be maintained and controlled as a minimum in accordance with local legislative requirements;
    1. Policies, and action plans
    2. Manuals and maintenance records for plant and equipment
    3. Standard Operating Procedures
    4. Hazard identification registers and risk assessments
    5. Safety Committee Meeting minutes
    6. Induction and training records, including those for contractors
    7. Emergency Management System documents
    8. Material safety data sheets
    9. Any industrial hygiene and health records related to testing for exposure or health issues that may occur (example - noise or odour)
    10. Records of testing and monitoring against environmental licence conditions
    11. Community engagement activities, complaints and mediation/resolution outcomes.

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GM13.5 TRAINING AND COMPETENCY

  • Employees involved in development and management of site documentation system shall be trained accordingly. Training records of persons authorised to issue controlled documents should show competency and understanding of the system.

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GM14 Hazard Alerts

GM14 HAZARD ALERTS

GM14.1ASSESSMENT

  • As a minimum requirement, each site should review each safety and environmental incident to assess whether or not a Hazard Alert should be created.

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GM14.2 REVIEW

  • When a site receives a Hazard Alert it must review the alert for relevance. If a site has similar work processes or equipment to that described in the Hazard Alert then the site shall implement the necessary controls to prevent a similar incident occurring. A record will be retained of this review and any controls utilised and tracked by the business group.

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GM14.3 BEST PRACTICE

  • Where co-workers have developed a Best Practice - innovative solution or idea - it shall be documented and communicated through the OHSE organisational structure.

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GM14.4 IMPLEMENTATION

  • If a site has similar work processes or equipment to that described in the Best Practice, then the site shall implement, or plan to implement, any necessary improvements to achieve a comparable performance improvement. A record will be retained of this review and any improvements implemented and tracked by the business group.

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GM15 Change Management

GM15 CHANGE MANAGEMENT

GM15.1 REQUIREMENTS

  • A change management process shall be implemented by each site in order to identify and control any potential hazards arising from significant changes on site. The Management of Change process must include:
    1. Process map detailing how the change will be made and contingency planning
    2. Risk assessment at the design, installation and commissioning phases
    3. Implementation of controls prior to use of new change item or process
    4. Control of contractors required to implement the change
    5. Pre-start inspection conducted and documented prior to use but after change made
    6. Update of SOPs
    7. Consultation and training of co-workers
    8. Review by trained and competent personnel

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GM15.2 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Employees that participate in the management of change process shall be appropriately trained and records shall be maintained.

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GM15.3 COMMUNICATIONS

  • Results of the management of change process shall be communicated to impacted co-workers.

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R1 Machinery

R1 MACHINERY ⚠️ CRITICAL RISK AREA

R1.1 COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Systems shall be in place to consider safety and environment hazards in the:
    1. Design, selection, installation and start-up of new and used machinery
    2. The modification, transfer or divestment of existing equipment
    3. The operation of new and existing equipment Risk assessment must be used to prioritise the hazards for risk control.
    Sites must then apply a risk control hierarchy of:
    A. Eliminating, substituting, or reducing the risk through engineering
    B. Safe work procedures and personal protective equipment

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R1.2 PRE-PURCHASE

  • A pre-purchase checklist shall be completed and documented prior to making a purchasing or modification decision. Procedures shall identify which level of the business is responsible for machinery purchasing decisions. The procedure shall also identify personnel at each level of the business who are responsible for reviewing and approving controls as part of the purchasing approval process.

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R1.3 MANUFACTURER CONFIRMATION

  • Equipment manufacturers shall provide written confirmation that the company's specific requirements and all appropriate regulations and standards have been met.

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R1.4 PRE-COMMISSIONING

  • Equipment shall pass a pre-commissioning safety and environmental inspection (including commissioning and installation risks) prior to being operated. All hazards associated with commissioning, decommissioning, start-up, cleaning, maintenance and breakdowns shall be identified, documented and communicated to operators. This shall be done through regular inspection, pre-start checks, risk assessment and consultation at safety committee meetings.

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R1.5 MACHINE SAFEGUARDS

  • Machine safeguards including guarding, emergency stops, interlocks, brakes, limit switches, warning devices and other controls shall comply with current legislative requirements. They shall be checked and tested for effective operation on a regular scheduled basis and records maintained.

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R1.6 TRAINING AND COMPETENCY

  • operators and repairers of machinery must be trained and competent

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R2 Fire Safety

R2 FIRE SAFETY ⚠️ CRITICAL RISK AREA

R2.1 RISK ASSESSMENT & CONTROLS

  • Site wide fire and explosion hazards shall be risk assessed and appropriate control measures shall be implemented such as:
    1. Keeping the minimum amount of flammable material on site
    2. Ensuring housekeeping procedures are maintained
    3. Providing good signage for exclusion zones Site wide fire and explosion hazards shall be risk assessed and appropriate control measures shall be implemented such as:
    A. Keeping the minimum amount of flammable material on site
    B. Ensuring housekeeping procedures are maintained
    C. Providing good signage for exclusion zones where emergency equipment is stored
    D. Providing appropriate and readily accessible fire suppression equipment - type, size, number and proximity of fire extinguishers.
    4. In-plant fire suppression systems should be installed as per risk engineering guidelines. emergency equipment is stored
    5. Providing appropriate and readily accessible fire suppression equipment - type, size, number and proximity of fire extinguishers.
    6. In-plant fire suppression systems should be installed as per risk engineering guidelines.

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R2.2 SOURCES OF IGNITION

  • Sources of ignition shall be identified and eliminated where possible. If elimination is not possible then all sources of ignition must be carefully controlled. Control measures should prevent contact of the ignition source with any flammable materials, liquids or vapours.

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R2.3 FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS

  • Policies and procedures for the safe design and operation of flammable liquids storage, dispensing and handling facilities, must be comprehensive and strictly adhered to. All employees who handle flammable liquids will be trained in safe handling techniques to ensure a high level of safety and minimise the potential for a flammable vapour cloud to occur.

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R2.4 SPRINKLER PROTECTION

  • Where required, sprinkler protection will be provided in accordance with local regulatory or code requirements or as otherwise agreed with Amcors Property insurer. Additional design features will be incorporated as deemed necessary for specific risks. The sprinkler system will be installed to operate automatically in the event of a fire.

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R2.5 CO2 SUPPRESSION

  • Carbon dioxide (CO2) gas suppression systems will be installed to protect key production plant such as gravure and flexographic printing presses that use low flash point flammable liquids

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R2.6 FIRE DETECTION SYSTEMS

  • Fire detection systems should be installed as appropriate according to a thorough risk assessment

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R2.7 HYDRANTS & EXTINGUISHERS

  • Fire hydrants, extinguishers and fire hose reels will be provided throughout the site in accordance with local regulatory requirements and the Amcor Fire Protection Standards.

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R2.8 SITE INSPECTIONS

  • Regular site inspections shall be undertaken including assessment of:
    1. Housekeeping standards
    2. Smoking controls
    3. Handling and storage of flammable liquids and other dangerous goods
    4. Fire equipment maintenance
    5. Static electricity generation
    6. Friction and heat generation
    Site emergency teams shall include co-workers from all functional areas of the business, and be representative of site size and inherent fire risks. All emergency teams shall be properly trained and competency assessed.

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R3 Energy Isolation

R3 ENERGY ISOLATION ⚠️ CRITICAL RISK AREA

R3.1 COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Documented procedures shall be in place to ensure the isolation, lock out and tagging of equipment that presents a hazard during breakdown, tool changes, maintenance, commissioning, and decommissioning. A register of all tasks requiring lock out and tag out shall be maintained, to identify the presence of hazardous energy and isolation requirements prior to commencing work.

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R3.2 ISOLATION POINTS

  • The procedure shall include the physical isolation of all energy source(s) (mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical, gravity/inertia), draining of all stored energy, lock out of controls and formal danger tags. All isolation points on machinery must be clearly labelled. All equipment shall be capable of being locked out.

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R3.3 PROCEDURE

  • The individual(s) working on a piece of equipment shall physically lock out the relevant energy sources. Each employee shall have their own lock and the employee shall have the only key for that lock. Prior to entry, isolation of energy sources must be tested by turning on controls and testing to ensure machine will not run or no energy is available. A meter may be required to test an energy source to confirm there is no energy; this task shall be deemed "live work" until the test result is verified.

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R3.4 GROUP LOCKOUT AND SHIFT TRANSFER

  • Each site shall develop a procedure for group lockout and transfer of lockout between shifts.

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R3.5 ISOLATION COORDINATORS

  • Each site shall appoint isolation co-ordinators who are responsible for issuing locks, appropriate equipment and ensuring tags are available to all staff. They are the only people authorised to remove another person's lock if the employee is no longer on site and cannot be contacted or is unable to return to site.

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R3.6 TRAINING AND COMPETENCY

  • All co-workers shall receive training (including refresher training) in the isolation, lock out and tagging procedure. Records of training and competency assessment shall be maintained.

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R3.7 RETURN TO SERVICE

  • Prior to returning equipment to service it shall be checked to ensure all locks are removed, guards are in place, interlocks are working, and equipment is in working order.

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R4 Work at Height

R4 WORK AT HEIGHT ⚠️ CRITICAL RISK AREA

R4.1 TASK IDENTIFICATION

  • Tasks associated with work at height shall be identified, risk assessed and documented. This includes machinery, platforms, mezzanines, scaffolding, ladders, aerial lifts, or any other work area in which an employee would be exposed to a fall. A register of all work at height shall be maintained, including periodic tasks such as window cleaning.

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R4.2 RISK ASSESSMENT AND CONTROL

  • Any task involving work at height requires a risk assessment and the issuing of a permit to work. Fall arrest systems shall be used when the fall risk cannot be eliminated and for any work being conducted on roofs. Specific risk areas, such as fragile roofing shall be signposted.

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R4.3 EQUIPMENT

  • Equipment used for accessing elevated areas shall be regularly checked and maintained to ensure it is in a safe condition. This includes a physical pre-check for previous maintenance tags and any damage, prior to use. All fixed ladders (e.g. permanent roof access ladders) shall be inspected regularly and portable ladders shall be inspected before every use.

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R4.4 EVACUATION

  • The ability to evacuate from the elevated areas shall be considered and planned for.

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R4.5 ROOF MAP

  • All roof areas, silos and other structures that have platforms and require working at height shall have a current, colour-coded roof map. The purpose of the colour coding is to show hazards, and communicate what controls are required for certain areas and activities. Maps must also clearly describe all entry, exit points and travel paths, roof height, roof pitch, skylights and air handling units.

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R4.6 SCAFFOLDING

  • A permit to work is required for work on scaffolding. Trained and authorised personnel shall be used to erect approved scaffolding that displays weight capacity. Scaffolds shall be regularly inspected and maintained. Mobile scaffolds wheels shall be locked and not moved when occupied. As a minimum, scaffolds shall have a guardrail, mid rail, toe boards and be fully planked.

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R4.7 LADDERS

  • Ladders shall be secured with three points of contact on a suitable surface at all times. Fixed ladders with a height greater than 5 metre shall be equipped with safety hoops or cages and restrict access using a locked gate. An inspection and maintenance regime shall be in place for all ladders.

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R5 Traffic Management

R5 TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT ⚠️ CRITICAL RISK AREA

R5.1 HAZARD IDENTIFICATION AND CONTROL

  • All hazards associated with interactions between people and mobile equipment shall be identified, assessed and controlled to minimise risks to people, plant and the environment.

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R5.2 RISK ASSESSMENT

  • Risk assessment for each transport operation must take into consideration:
    1. The process in which it is used, including the charging area for batteries, or gas cylinder storage
    2. Co-worker, contractor and visitor exposure
    3. Requirement for licensed and skilled drivers
    4. Potential outcomes of collisions
    5. Flammability of atmospheres where forklifts operate
    6. Ventilation and the build-up of CO2
    7. Manual handling when replacing LPG cylinders or adjusting fork width.

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R5.3 TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT PLAN

  • A traffic management plan shall be developed for each site and updated at least annually. The traffic management plan shall prioritise the use of controls based on the level of risk. Priority shall be given to controls that physically separate pedestrians from moving vehicles. Walkways, clear zones, and other traffic markings shall be clearly marked and traffic rules enforced.

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R5.4 SITE SAFETY RULES

  • Site safety traffic rules shall require pedestrians to stay to designated walkways and truck drivers and operators of mobile equipment to follow all signs, markings and staff directions. For each type of traffic operations, systems shall be in place for controlling:
    1. The provision of a suitable vehicle (size, function and lifting capacity) with the appropriate safety features (seat belt, reversing signals and beepers, flashing lights)
    2. Co-worker licensing, training, competency and vehicle operation authorisation
    3. Process flows (enough space for vehicle manoeuvring)
    4. Security of vehicles (garaging and parking)
    5. Signs and floor markings in operating areas
    6. Medical evaluations for all drivers of mobile equipment.

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R5.5 PRE-START CHECKLIST

  • All mobile equipment shall be subject to a pre-start checklist to confirm good working order at the start of each shift.

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R5.6 DISTRACTIONS WHILE OPERATING EQUIPMENT

  • The use of mobile phone, 2-way radios, pagers, writing pads, or any other distractions is prohibited while operating mobile equipment.

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R6 Confined Space

R6 CONFINED SPACES ⚠️ CRITICAL RISK AREA

R6.1 IDENTIFICATION AND CONTROL

  • All confined spaces are to be identified, access restricted, signposted and a central register maintained, including description, location, physical characteristics, potential hazards and risk assessment reference. Where there is risk of public access the confined space shall be locked.

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R6.2 PERMIT

  • A specific permit is required to enter any confined space. A procedure must be in place for the issuance, review, posting, revoking, and termination of entry permits for confined spaces.

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R6.3 ISSUANCE OF PERMITS

  • Only trained and qualified individuals shall authorise, issue and close out permits upon completion of the work (to ensure all entrants have exited the space). A copy of the valid permit shall be posted at the entrance to the confined space. Permit information shall be reviewed with the entrants before entry proceeds. Any change in conditions or work activity shall immediately void the permit. A new permit shall be issued before work may be resumed.

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R6.4 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Entry requirements include ventilation/purging activities prior and during entry, isolation of the permit-required space, communication procedures for authorized entrants and attendants and entry equipment (PPE, monitoring and communications, alarms, lighting and rescue).

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R6.5 RESCUE PROCEDURES

  • Rescue procedures shall be in place for each unique type of identified confined space. Rescue team(s) shall be available whenever entry into a permit-required confined space is made. A system shall be in place to identify all individuals inside confined spaces to assist in the evacuation and head count during an emergency event.

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R6.6 TRAINING AND COMPETENCY

  • Any person required to enter, or be involved in the entry to a confined space (including spotters and rescuers) shall be trained, have their competency regularly assessed and be medically fit to perform the task. Records of training and competency assessment shall be maintained.

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R7 Manual Handling

R7 MANUAL HANDLING ⚡️KEY RISK AREA

R7.1 RISK ASSESSMENT AND CONTROL

  • Tasks involving manual handling must be assessed and any hazards identified, evaluated, and controlled according to the level of risk.

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R7.2 RISK FACTORS

  • Risk factors to be assessed include:
    1. Incident experience - history of incidents associated with undertaking that task or similar tasks within industry.
    2. Forces required to undertake task (includes weights) - pushing, pulling, lifting, holding.
    3. Frequency (including repetitive motion) and duration of task
    4. Working postures and workplace layout
    5. Individual factors - co-worker fitness, height variations, age, gender, and experience.

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R7.3 HIERARCHY OF CONTROL

  • Risk controls are to follow the hierarchy of control with engineering solutions to remove or reduce the risk being considered before relying on mechanical aids, training, and procedures.

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R7.4 CONSULTATION

  • Consultation should take place with co-workers and any other relevant party to ensure that all risks have been included in the assessment.

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R8 Noise Levels

R8 NOISE LEVELS ⚡️KEY RISK AREA

R8.1 NOISE ASSESSMENTS

  • Noise assessments to gauge the extent of noise levels and exposures at the site will be completed initially and then with the introduction of new or modified equipment that may increase the existing noise level. Noise levels exceeding 80 decibels (A) indicate that further detailed assessment and controls are required.

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R8.2 DETAILED ASSESSMENTS

  • Detailed assessments are to be undertaken by competent people.

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R8.3 RESULTS AND INTERPRETATION

  • Results and interpretation of detailed assessments are to be documented and communicated to co-workers.

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R8.4 RISK AND EXPOSURE

  • When prioritising the risk, the noise level, duration of exposure, and number of co-workers exposed shall be considered.

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R8.5 RISK CONTROL OPTIONS

  • Risk control options shall follow the hierarchy of control. The first priority shall be design and engineering controls to eliminate noise at its source, followed by reduction of noise during transmission. Administrative controls, such as job rotation, and PPE shall be considered where engineering controls have not sufficiently reduced the risk.

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R8.6 AUDIOMETRIC TESTING

  • Audiometric testing of co-workers exposed to high noise levels (above 80 decibels (A)), or those required to wear hearing protection, shall be undertaken at least every two years, with records maintained.

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R9 Hazardous Materials / Dangerous Goods

R9 HAZARDOUS MATERIALS / DANGEROUS GOODS ⚡️KEY RISK AREA

R9.1 IDENTIFICATION & DOCUMENTATION

  • Hazardous materials and dangerous goods on site must be identified, labelled and documented. A register shall be maintained to record the quantities, storage conditions and location of dangerous goods and hazardous materials. This should be reviewed and updated at least annually.

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R9.2 MSDS

  • Material safety data sheets (MSDS) are required for all hazardous materials and dangerous goods. MSDS shall be registered, up to date and accessible by co-workers. MSDS folders or an electronic system should be available in production areas with all MSDS relevant to the work conducted in that area. Individual MSDS should not be more than 2 years old.

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R9.3 RISK ASSESSMENT AND CONTROLS

  • Hazards associated with hazardous materials and dangerous goods will be identified, risk assessed documented and controls approved before receiving materials on site. The risk assessment must consider:
    1. How the substance is to be used
    2. Potential for exposure
    3. Effects of mixing substances together
    3. Recommendations for safe use of the material as contained in the MSDS
    4. PPE and first aid requirements
    4. Monitoring requirements
    5. Other hazards (eg - flammability, reactivity).

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R9.4 COMPLIANCE

  • Recommendations for safe use of the material as contained in the MSDS shall be complied with, such as PPE, spill kits, eye-wash stations, emergency showers and spill containment.

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R9.5 CONTROL PROCEDURES

  • For each material or mixture of substances, procedures shall be established and maintained for controlling:
    1. Volumes in use, storage and placarding
    2. Co-worker and contractor exposure
    3. Safe use in process, including handling, application spill control and waste management.

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R9.6 EMERGENCY MEASURES

  • Appropriate control measures for use in an emergency situation shall be documented and included into the site emergency plans.

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R9.7 LABELLING & SIGNAGE

  • Labelling and signage of all chemicals, containers and transfer pipes shall comply with local legislation.

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R10 Emergency Response

R10 EMERGENCY ⚡️KEY RISK AREA

R10.1 EMERGENCY PROCEDURES AND PLANS

  • Site emergency procedure and plans shall be available to all persons and emergency evacuation maps displayed throughout the workplace.

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R10.2 RISK IDENTIFICATION

  • Systems shall be in place to identify potential emergency situations and their impacts, including neighbouring activities. The types of emergency situations most likely to affect the site or co-workers shall be addressed in the procedure.

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R10.3 EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN

  • An emergency response plan, including evacuation procedures, shall be prepared for the most likely emergencies. These must include, but are not limited to fire, security threats, natural disasters, impacts from neighbouring business, chemical leaks or explosions. Emergency response plans shall be shared with local authorities that will respond to any emergency.

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R10.4 SITE EMERGENCY TEAMS

  • Site emergency teams shall be established appropriate to the size of the site and the hazards present. Nominated co-workers shall receive training in emergency response, and understand their role in emergency situations. Records of training and competency assessment shall be maintained.

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R10.5 SITE EVACUATIONS

  • Evacuations shall be practised at least every six months over all shifts, including liaison with and involvement of external response organisations. Areas for improvement arising from drills shall be documented and implemented.

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R10.6 PRACTICE AND REVIEW

  • A review of all emergency response procedures shall occur at least annually and records of practice events and reviews shall be maintained.

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R11 Asbestos

R11 ASBESTOS ⚡️KEY RISK AREA

R11.1 IDENTIFICATION AND DOCUMENTATION

  • Each site shall identify and document the presence and condition of asbestos materials on site. An asbestos register shall be maintained on site, including any unused buildings and machinery. The register shall document the last inspection date and any dust monitoring (internal and external). The register must be reviewed every 2 years.

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R11.2 RISK ASSESSMENT & CONTROLS

  • Where asbestos has been identified it shall be clearly marked, and an assessment of the risk to co-workers and others shall be conducted. The assessment shall be reviewed in the event of any changes to the work area or tasks being performed. Controls and documented procedures shall be maintained for minimising the risk. This may involve controlled removal, enclosure or sealing and appropriate use of PPE. Where work that could disturb asbestos is required to be undertaken, a licensed asbestos removalist shall be used.

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R11.3 REPAIR AND REMOVAL

  • Any damaged asbestos shall be repaired or removed by licensed personnel. Co-workers shall be trained so that they understand to immediately notify their supervisor/manager whenever damaged asbestos is identified. Appropriate action shall be implemented immediately.

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R12 Excavation and Demolition

R12 EXCAVATION & DEMOLITION ⚡️KEY RISK AREA

R12.1 RISK ASSESSMENT

  • Tasks associated with excavation of ground (including gardens), and demolition tasks such as breaking into walls, floors or other unseen spaces, shall be identified, assessed and documented in a site log, along with the risk assessment for this type of work. A management of change and a risk assessment must be completed for all work required under this standard. Site history shall be taken into consideration when conducting these works.

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R12.2 PERMIT REQUIREMENTS

  • An excavation and demolition permit to work shall be issued prior to beginning all excavation or demolition work. The following potential risks and considerations must be included:
    1. drainage
    2. sewerage
    3. electricity & gas
    4. water
    5. telecommunications, radio & television relay lines
    6. hydraulic pressure lines, fuel lines, process lines, lubrication systems
    7. hazardous materials including asbestos and mineral fibres
    8. contact with government agencies for approval before digging (where required or available).

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R12.3 TRAINED AND COMPETENT INDIVIDUALS

  • Excavation and demolition work shall only be undertaken by trained and competent individuals.

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R13 Electrical

R13 ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY ⚡️KEY RISK AREA

R13.1 RISK IDENTIFICATION AND CONTROL

  • All electrical hazards shall be identified, documented, risk assessed and controlled.

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R13.2 CIRCUIT PROTECTIONS

  • Ground fault protection must be supplied for circuits in areas where water may be present. Over current protection must be provided and maintained for all electrical distribution equipment, such as switchboards.

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R13.3 AUTHORIZATIONS

  • Only authorised personnel may access transformers, high voltage switch gear (greater than 600 volts) and energised conductors. These areas shall be protected from all external hazards such as vehicles and fire.

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R13.4 SITE INSPECTIONS

  • Regular site inspections must be conducted and documented to confirm the following:
    1. Continuity of grounding and other equipment used to control static electricity
    2. Adequate clearance is maintained around electrical cabinets and switchgear
    3. Electrical panels are marked with services, voltage, amps/watts, and service dates
    4. Arc flash potential labelled on all electrical cabinets
    5. PPE, as identified by risk assessment, is provided to co-workers
    6. All electrical equipment in classified areas meets regulatory requirements.

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R13.5 QUALIFICATIONS

  • All persons installing and maintaining electrical circuits shall be qualified to carry out the work. A copy of qualifications and certificates shall be filed kept up to date.

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R13.6 ENERGIZED ELECTRICAL WORK

  • Whenever possible, electrical equipment shall be shutdown or de-energized and locked-out before work is performed. Safe procedures for de-energizing circuits and locking out equipment shall be determined before circuits or equipment is de-energized. A risk assessment shall be undertaken, and a specific permit issued, for all energized electrical work.

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R13.7 ELECTRICAL & PNEUMATIC DEVICES

  • A documented list of all electrical and pneumatic hand tools must be established and kept up to date:
    1. Risk assessments must be carried out and documented prior to the use of electrical or pneumatic hand held tools or equipment specific to the task. The hierarchy of controls should be utilised to control all identified risks.
    2. All hand held tools should be tested for integrity to regulatory standards at regular intervals.
    3. Voltage regulations appropriate to the country of operation should be used and fuses no greater than that should be fitted to all electrical handheld appliances.
    4. Training in the use of hand held appliances should be carried out and documented.
    5. Appropriate PPE as identified in the risk assessment process must be provided. Evidence of understanding and correct use must be maintained and documented.

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R14 Storage & Racking

R14 STORAGE & RACKING ⚡️KEY RISK AREA

R14.1 INSPECTION

  • Regular inspections shall be conducted by a competent and trained person for all storage areas and racking. The inspection should look for any damage, wear or overloading. The potential hazard include fires, objects falling from height, damage to stock, blockage of emergency exits, the creation of tripping hazards and chemical spills. Records of inspections shall be maintained.

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R14.2 LOADING

  • Manufacturer's recommendations shall be met for loading, unloading and maintenance. Amcor fire protection standards shall be adhered to regarding storage heights and separation of ignition and fuel sources. All racks must be labelled with loading capacity in weight.

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R14.3 OBSTRUCTION

  • Stock shall never:
    1. be placed in exclusion zones
    2. obstruct traffic movements, pedestrian paths or emergency walkways.

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R14.4 MANUAL STORAGE

  • Manual storage (items expected to be loaded onto and off storage racking, or shelves manually) shall meet the following requirements;
    1. Most frequently retrieved/moved items should be placed at heights that can be safely accessed by all co-workers
    2. Heavy items should be stored as low as possible to reduce hazards
    3. Infrequently used items should be stored at higher levels

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R14.5 SPILL PROTECTION

  • Storage areas shall be suitably bunded to catch spills. Environmental spill kits shall be maintained in close proximity to storage areas. Regular training shall be provided, and competency assessed, to ensure co-workers have the skills to deal with a spill.

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R15 Travel and Work Off-site

R15 TRAVEL & WORK OFF SITE ⚡️KEY RISK AREA

R15.1 RISK EVALUATION

  • Risks associated with any travel for work and working off-site (including on other businesses premises) shall be evaluated. This shall include international and domestic travel.

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R15.2 COMPANY VEHICLES

  • When travel includes the use of a company vehicle, the co-workers expected to drive shall be licensed and the vehicle shall be checked prior to the vehicle being released.

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R15.3 AMCOR TRAVEL HEALTH & SAFETY POLICY

  • All co-workers shall read and understand the Amcor Travel Health and Safety Policy. The Policy is available on the company Intranet.

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R15.4 AMCOR TRAVEL SAFE PROGRAM

  • All co-workers should familiarise themselves with the Amcor TravelSafe program. This program provides medical and security advice and support for those travelling internationally on company business. It also provides co-workers with assistance should it be required while travelling.

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R15.5 CAR HIRE AND TAXI PROVIDERS

  • Any car hire or taxi company used by an Amcor site shall be informed in writing that they shall adhere to all road rules at all times when carrying Amcor co-workers. These companies shall provide written confirmation that drivers have been advised of this condition.

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R16 Working alone

R16 WORKING ALONE ⚡️KEY RISK AREA

R16.1 RISK ASSESSMENT AND CONTROL

  • Where possible, working alone shall be avoided. Where this is not possible, the hazards shall be identified, risk assessed and documented. Controls shall be put in place to ensure regular communication and visual contact with the individual.

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R16.2 PROHIBITIONS

  • Individuals working alone must never:
    1. Work on high energy machinery or materials
    2. Work with highly toxic materials
    3. Work with high pressure systems
    4. Work near deep water
    5. Conduct work that requires a permit to work
    6. Work with high voltage electrical systems
    7. Work on a roof.

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R17 Housekeeping

R17 HOUSEKEEPING 5S ⚡️KEY RISK AREA

R17.1 SORTING

  • Sorting - Unnecessary tools, parts, and instructions shall be discarded. All tools and materials in the plant shall be reviewed; only essential items shall be kept and those not required shall be eliminated. Prioritize accessibility as per requirements and keep tools and materials in designated places. Everything else shall be stored or discarded. Co-workers shall be trained to understand their responsibilities for adhering to the first phase. Records of training shall be maintained.

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R17.2 STRAIGHTENING AND SETTING IN ORDER

  • Straightening and setting in order - There shall be a place for everything and everything should be in its place. The place for each item shall be clearly labelled or demarcated. Items shall be arranged in a manner that promotes efficient work flow. Co-workers should not have to bend repetitively to access materials. Each tool, part, supply, or piece of equipment shall be kept close to where it will be used. in other words, straightening the flow path. Co-workers shall be trained to understand their responsibilities for adhering to second phase. Records of training shall be maintained.

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R17.3 SYSTEMATIC CLEANING

  • Systematic cleaning - The workplace shall be kept tidy and organized. At a minimum at the end of each shift, the work area shall be cleaned and everything restored to its place. Maintaining cleanliness shall be part of daily work, not an occasional activity initiated when things get too messy. Co-workers shall be trained to understand their responsibilities for adhering to the third phase. Records of training shall be maintained.

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R17.4 STANDARDIZING

  • Standardising - Work practices shall be consistent and standardized. All work stations that service the same process shall be identical. All employees should be able to work in any station doing the same job with the same tools that are in the same location in every station. Safety Inspections should include and identify housekeeping problems. Co-workers shall be trained to understand their responsibilities for adhering to the fourth phase. Records of training shall be maintained.

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R17.5 SUSTAINING

  • Once the previous 4 phases have been established, they shall become the new way to operate. Each site shall maintain focus on this new approach and not allow a gradual decline or regression. When an issue arises such as a suggested improvement, a new way of working, a new tool or a new output requirement, the first 4 phases shall be reviewed and changes made as appropriate. Co-workers shall be trained to understand their responsibilities for adhering to the fifth phase. Records of training shall be maintained.

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R18 Environmental discharges

R18 ENVIRONMENTAL DISCHARGES 🌍 ENVIRONMENTAL

R18.1 RISK ASSESSMENT AND CONTROLS

  • A risk assessment shall be conducted, and regularly reviewed, to identify and document all potential points of discharge of process materials to air, land, waterway or sewer. Controls shall be identified, implemented and relevant co-workers trained in their use.

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R18.2 LOCAL REGULATIONS

  • Each site shall work with the local regulator(s) to understand, monitor, control and report as required on all aspects of their environmental licence conditions.

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R18.3 INSPECTION PROGRAM

  • A regular inspection program shall be established for all potential sources of environmental discharge. The frequency and detail of inspection shall be based on risk assessment and environmental licence conditions.

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R18.4 ADEQUATE AND COMPETENT RESOURCES

  • Adequate and competent resources, co-workers or contractors, shall be provided to monitor and manage environmental licence conditions, reporting requirements and emergency response to environmental incidents on site.

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R18.5 TRAINING AND COMPETENCY

  • All relevant co-workers shall be trained in the environmental licence conditions of the site, particularly as they relate to their role. Co-worker's competency shall be regularly assessed on environmental controls in place (mechanical and procedural).

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R18.6 ENVIRONMENTAL SPILL KITS

  • Environmental spill kits shall be maintained in close proximity to process and storage areas. Regular training shall be provided, and competency assessed, to ensure co-workers have the skills to deal with a spill.

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R18.7 ENVIRONMENTAL DISCHARGE EVENTS

  • A procedure shall be in place to report environmental discharge events through Amcor line management, to local authorities and to impacted communities.

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R19 Community

R19 COMMUNITY 🌍 ENVIRONMENTAL

R19.1RISK ASSESSMENT AND CONTROLS

  • A risk assessment shall be conducted, and regularly reviewed, to identify and document all potential nuisance and other potential impacts on the local and broader community. These may include noise, traffic, odour, visual amenity and environmental discharge. Controls shall be identified, implemented and co-workers trained in their use.

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R19.2 WORK WITH LOCAL REGULATIONS

  • Each site shall work with the local regulator(s) to understand, monitor, control and report as required on all aspects of their community impacts.

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R19.3 INSPECTION PROGRAM

  • A regular inspection program shall be established for all potential sources of community nuisance and impact. The frequency and detail of inspection shall be based on risk assessment and existing community impact considerations (e.g. a regular complainant, regulator or media attention).

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R19.4 ADEQUATE AND COMPETENT RESOURCES

  • Adequate and competent resources shall be provided to monitor and manage community impact and receive, document and respond to community complaints/enquiries.

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R19.5 TRAINING AND COMPETENCY

  • Relevant co-workers shall be trained in the potential community impacts of the site, particularly as they relate to their role. Co-worker's competency shall be regularly assessed on the controls in place (mechanical and procedural).

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R19.6 REPORTING COMMUNITY IMPACTS

  • A procedure shall be in place to report community impact events through Amcor line management, to local authorities and to impacted communities.

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R19.7 COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

  • Opportunities shall be sought and actioned to positively engage with the local community. Records of engagement shall be maintained and reviewed as part of the development of future engagement strategies.

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R20 Cooling Towers

R20 COOLING TOWERS 🌍 ENVIRONMENTAL

R20.1 REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

  • Where required, cooling towers shall be registered with the relevant authority. Changes to the cooling tower or ownership shall be reported to the authority as per the regulations.

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R20.2 PROCEDURES

  • Procedures shall be in place to:
    1. Regularly monitor and test the cooling tower water for key risks such as legionella
    2. Notify co-workers, the relevant authority and the local community in the event that legionella at a specified level is detected
    3. Respond promptly and accordingly.

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R20.3 RISK OF LEGIONELLA

  • A risk assessment shall be undertaken on the cooling tower and controls identified, implemented and documented so as to take all reasonable steps to manage the risk of legionella in the system.

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R20.4 TRAINING AND COMPETENCY

  • Relevant co-workers shall be trained in the operation of the cooling tower, legionella testing regime, controls, and emergency response and communication protocols. Competency shall be assessed regularly and records maintained.

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R20.5 MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE

  • An approved maintenance schedule shall be in place for each cooling tower on site, including the:
    1. Regular disinfecting
    2. Cleaning and routine service
    3. Testing requirements
    Records shall be maintained.

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R20.6 DISCHARGE TO SEWER

  • A procedure and controls shall be in place to meet the local regulator's requirements for discharge to sewer.

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