Vassallo Constructions :: Mackay Civil Constructions Company

Vassallo Constructions Policies

Our Policies


VASSALLO CONSTRUCTIONS PTY LTD undertakes civil construction and road and bridge building throughout Central Queensland.

Our intention is to maintain the highest level of quality at the lowest practicable cost as expected by our customers.

We achieve this by valuing our customers, our people and our reputation and it is the prime responsibility of all our employees.

To guarantee our intention, VASSALLO CONSTRUCTIONS PTY LTD will:

  • Understand and meet our customer needs and expectation, ensuring customer satisfaction;
  • Reflect our stakeholder requirements in our business systems;
  • Comply with all regulatory, corporate, business and customer requirements as well as relevant Australian and International standards;
  • Enhance organisational performance through active constant improvement of our business systems and processes;
  • Ensure business objectives and performance requirements are consistently measured, monitored, analysed and improved;
  • Ensure the integrity of our business processes and maintain good professional practice, to allow us to preserve our reputation;
  • Work with our suppliers and subcontractors to ensure that they understand and align with our quality objectives;
  • Adopt a full circle project management approach to the operation of our business;
  • Encourage all our staff to achieve their full potential by providing them with professional development opportunities;
  • Maintain a high degree of quality awareness through communication and training.

These aims are achievable through the application of VASSALLO CONSTRUCTIONS PTY LTD’S Quality Management System which is an integral part of the business system.

Management and staff of VASSALLO CONSTRUCTIONS PTY LTD are committed to improving business outcomes by effectively monitoring, maintaining and improving the Quality Management System. This is done by fostering a blame-free culture that encourages all staff to contribute to a continuous improvement environment.

The Quality Management System of VASSALLO CONSTRUCTIONS PTY LTD is based on ISO 9001:2015.

Health and Safety

Vassallo Constructions is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for our employees, subcontractors, stakeholders, visitors and the general public. We have a goal to adopt and apply a proactive approach to health and safety management to achieve ‘zero harm’ in all our activities.

In meeting this commitment Vassallo Constructions will:

  • Comply with all legislative requirements
  • Continually improve our Safety Management System
  • Partner with contractors and clients with the same health and safety standards and values
  • Comply with all relevant industry standards and regulatory requirements
  • Provide and maintain a safe work environment, plant and equipment
  • Identify and reduce the risks of all types of work activities that have potential to produce personal injury or occupational illness/
  • Provide instruction, training and supervision to enable all employees to perform their duties safely
  • Involve employees in workplace health and safety matters and consult with them on ways to recognise, evaluate and control workplace hazards
  • Ensure that all individual employees are competent and have appropriate accountabilities and responsibilities
  • Provide adequate information to contractors and visitors on possible risks to health and safety
  • Maintain and monitor health and safety performance indicators
  • Periodically review and revise our health and safety policy and safety management system to maintain their significance

Management will:

  • Be primarily responsible for the safety of employees;
  • Take a lead role in promoting and implementing safety in the workplace;
  • Take a personal interest in maintaining safe working conditions.

Employees will:

  • Implement controls as per policies, procedures or other safety instructions
  • Report or rectify any unsafe conditions that come to their attention and stop work if there is a perceived risk to the life, health or safety of individuals in the workplace;
  • Actively participate in the development of safe work practices.

At Project level Vassallo Constructions Establishes simple and measureable targets and these are detailed within the WHSMP for each project.

  • Workplace Fatalities = 0
  • Lost Time Injury = 0
  • Notifiable Incidents = 0
  • Workplace Health and Safety Prohibition and Infringement Notices = 0

Positive Performance Indicators

  • 100% WHS Inspections conducted in accordance with the Project WHS Management Plan
  • 100% of Safety Improvement Notices raised completed on time
  • 100% of Site Inductions completed prior to the commencement of work on site
  • 100% Management Meetings conducted in accordance with the schedule

In working to achieve these objectives and targets Vassallo Constructions will ensure that there is adequate financial support and resources available to enable Vassallo Constructions to achieve these. Vassallo Constructions will ensure that these are reviewed at management review meetings, as this enables the company to track the progress of the objectives and targets achievement, and that they are communicated to all employees and subcontractors.

The Health and Safety system of VASSALLO CONSTRUCTIONS PTY LTD is based on ISO 4801:2001 and the requirements of Australian Government Building and Construction WHS Accreditation Scheme.


VASSALLO CONSTRUCTIONS PTY LTD strives to undertake its operations in an environmentally responsible manner so that it achieves its moral and community expectations and complies with all relevant legislation and regulations.

All operations are carefully planned and executed in order to minimise impact on the environment. An assessment of this impact has highlighted air and water quality, the preservation of native flora and fauna, the need for weed management practices and the management of waste and hazardous materials as significant aspects.

Staff are made aware of their environmental responsibility through procedures and training. They are trained to minimise effects on the environment during their everyday work activities.

All processes and actions performed are continually monitored and refined so to improve their effectiveness.

The Environmental system of VASSALLO CONSTRUCTIONS PTY LTD is based on ISO 14001:2015.


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