ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT

Environment Management

Because we care

CBD Mechanical Electrical is committed to working with our clients to minimize their green footprint.  CBD Mechanical Electrical understands and supports the concept that Sydney will be internationally recognised as an environmental leader with outstanding environmental performance and new ‘green’ industries driving economic growth.

Using our innovative approaches and methodologies, CBD Mechanical Electrical will work with our clients to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, through understanding and implementing strategies to apply to a network of green infrastructure to reduce energy, water and waste demands, particularly on major renewal sites.


CBD Mechanical Electrical recognises the importance of protecting and enhancing the health, diversity and productivity of the environment for the benefit of our customers, employees, shareholders, the community and future generations.

Commitment

The CBD Mechanical Electrical commitment is to deliver projects in an environmentally responsible manner with due consideration to the principles of Ecological Sustainable Development (ESD).
Specifically, CBD Mechanical Electrical is committed to:

  • Complying with all relevant environmental legislation, regulations, codes of practice and Contractual Conditions;
  • Preventing pollution of the environment from activities over which we have control;
  • Conducting business with suppliers who also have a commitment to responsible Environmental management;
  • Addressing, as a priority, threats of serious or irreversible environmental damage;
  • Conserving biological diversity and ecological integrity;
  • Using the real cost of environmental factors in project decisions;
  • Providing training and education to employees and contractors;
  • Continually improving environment management performance by regular reviews and setting realistic environment objectives and targets; and
  • Recycling wherever possible a minimum of 80% of all waste materials.

To achieve this policy CBD Mechanical Electrical will plan and manage activities in accordance with best practice Environmental Management Principles.  This includes achieving an equitable balance between environmental, social and economic considerations.

Environmental Training

Site supervisors and managers will ensure that all persons required to attend on site for work in their area have completed a Site-specific Safety Induction and the Work Cover accredited General Construction Industry Safety Induction prior to commencing work, all works are to be carried out as per CBD Environmental Policy.


Site supervisors and managers will regularly check that persons in their area carrying out any work for which a Certificate of Compliance, Certificate of Competency or Licence is required, are in possession of the appropriate document, and are following the Environmental Policy guide lines.


Site Supervisors and Managers are required to monitor the need for ongoing safety training in accordance with procedures for OHS and Environmental Training.

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