Crushing Solutions celebrated the achievement of four years lost time injury (LTI) free in the month of July. This is a fantastic outcome for the business and the result of a constant focus on safety by all the employees at Crushing Solutions, which increases safety awareness and has been shown to further develop a culture of safety excellence.
Over the last four years Crushing Solutions has become synonymous with safety excellence, despite significant increases in demand for their specialised onsite maintenance and engineering services conducted at mines and quarries nationally. Aspiring towards the vision of ‘Think Safety, Think Crushing Solutions’, some of the internal programs launched include; patented LockLift® and Safe-T Lift® crusher liner safety lifting devices, Think Safety, Think Crushing Solutions safety training program, and the most recent being team members uniforms displaying safety slogans whilst working on-site, to promote constant safety awareness.
Mark Hill, Crushing Solutions’ OH&S Manager commented that “we are backing up all of our strategic objectives with a multi layered approach of initiatives that target as many sources of influence that we can muster. One of the latest programs that we are currently utilising is the “walking billboards” high visibility site shirts being worn by all our service staff. We also have implemented in-depth personal safety shares such as the ‘Steve Reid’ story, which he has been delivering at our toolbox meetings. This vicarious experience through story telling is a great way of influencing people to behave safely. We will continue to deliver these types of initiatives throughout our journey to excellence in safety performance.”
Additionally Gordon Fogwill, CEO, stated that “Our company mantra of ‘Innovation not Duplication’ exists through our product and service quality, but it is through the company continually striving for improvements in all areas of the business that has aided us to position our safety record as ‘best in practice’. What makes this even more exceptional is the fact that our business has grown over these 4 years to be more and more associated with higher risk service work on-site.”
The latest available data from the Western Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum (2013-14) indicates an average mining industry LTI frequency rate of 2.4. Crushing Solutions has maintained a nil balance across this performance metric for four years. Crushing Solutions conducts off-site repairs (OSR) and on-site services (OSS), manufacturing and associated engineering throughout Australia and abroad, within the mining, quarrying and heavy construction industries.