Company Policies

  Environmental Policy Statement

TAMS is committed to ensure all projects are conducted in a manner that will promote environmental preservation.

TAMS will comply with relevant environmental legislation and regulations as a minimum standard in all areas of operation.

We are committed to the development and implementation of procedures to evaluate the impact of any project prior to commencement, by research and consultation with interested parties.

Our aim is to ensure every employee and contractor is aware of his or her responsibility to comply with environmental protection and that they are educated in applying such principals.

We reduce waste and pollution wherever possible by means of re-cycling and the reduction of the use of products known to be detrimental to the environment.

We continually review our performance to improve our systems taking into account changes in legislation.

OH&S

Quality Policy Statement

It is TAMS policy to endeavor to always provide services that meet the requirements of our customers.

Customer satisfaction is essential to the continuing success of the company and is a primary objective necessitating the proper planning and control of management and operating practices.

A philosophy of continuous improvement has been adopted by TAMS so that a quality system will be a continuously evolving program and one that is relevant to the company‚Äüs organisational aims and goals as well as meeting the needs and expectations of our customers.

Whilst the final responsibility for the company's operations rests with the Managing Director, the company cannot achieve its objectives without the involvement of each individual taking responsibility for the quality of their own work.

As a consequence of their individual responsibility for quality, all personnel are required to participate in and contribute to the activities for the management of quality and continuous improvement.

Education and training to understand Company Policy will be achieved through induction and structured training programs.

Alcohol & Drug Policy

TAMS will ensure adequate resources, information and training is made available with relation to the use of drugs and alcohol.

Every employee has a responsibility to ensure they present for work unimpaired by alcohol and drugs so as not to endanger themselves or others. This is to remain the case for the entire workday or shift and any additional work outside normal hours e.g. standby, casual or contract.

Any employee who is on a course of prescribed drugs is to notify their immediate supervisor if work performance may be affected. This information is to be kept in confidence and no discrimination will be made against any employee divulging this information.

Any employee who is assessed to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol by observation or demonstrable poor work performance is to be reported to the immediate supervisor. At which time the employee is to be removed from the workplace to alternative work areas until assessed safe to return or alternatively removed for the day or shift as appropriate. Any such incident is to be documented and the employee informed of the breach of policy in the presence of a safety representative.

The control of alcohol and drugs in the workplace forms part of the company Health and Safety Policy and as such any breach will lead to disciplinary action, which may include dismissal.

Managers and supervisors will be trained in their roles and responsibilities of implementing this policy, offering assistance and information to any employee identified as having a problem and ensuring the continued safe working environment for all persons.

Rehabilitation Policy

TAMS is committed to preventing injury and disease in the workplace by ensuring the health and safety of all employees. While all reasonable and practical steps are taken it is recognised that some element of risk exists despite all efforts and accidents may occur.

Should an employee be injured during the course of their work, TAMS will ensure the appropriate treatment is given to the employee. In conjunction with medical advice and legislative requirements a rehabilitation program will be commenced as soon as practicable. TAMS will provide alternative duties as part of this program.

During this program TAMS will respect the rights and confidentiality of all employees and ensure the program is maintained effectively through consultation with the relevant parties.

It will be the expectation that the resumption of pre-injury duties will be the outcome of such a program. In the event this is not achievable then retraining or redeployment may be considered.

Equal Opportunity Employment Policy

TAMS is committed to providing a workplace free of harassment and discrimination.

To establish and apply procedures that will identify and eliminate any form of harassment or discrimination in the workplace.

To develop a climate of trust where all personnel are treated with respect, courtesy and fairness.

To recognise and address any behaviour that has the potential of interfering with work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment.

To support and investigate any claim made by personnel to ensure a satisfactory outcome.

To have all personnel understand their responsibility to identify and eliminate any discriminatory behaviour.

Managers and supervisors will be trained in their roles and responsibilities of implementing this policy, offering assistance and taking the appropriate measures to ensure that no person is unduly disadvantaged.