Safety

Western Irrigation has a complete OH&S system that is regularly reviewed and updated giving transparency in this area.

Safety Audits/Inspections

  • Regular OH&S systems and equipment audit
  • Regular equipment maintenance and safety Inspections
  • Regular vehicle inspections
  • Monthly safety committee meetings
  • Regular toolbox meetings
  • Daily pre-start checks

Training is a major priority at Western Irrigation. Following suitability assessment, all staff must undertake a pre employment medical, with field staff completing additional drug screening and mine workers health surveillance certificate prior to commencement of their employment.  Individuals are also sponsored through a variety of trade-related courses i.e. forklift operations, white card, hiab operation, 4WD training for remote work, first aid certificate, police clearance, confined space.  Western Irrigation has a rigorous competency based assessment over and above industry standards.

For clients with site specific safety and training requirements, Western Irrigation will work with them to ensure all staff receive the necessary accreditations to ensure contract compliance.

Corporate Memberships

AIDAIrrigation Australia Turf Growers Association Australia

Affiliates

WI Engineering ServicesElliots Irrigation Western Drilling