Heron Construction Company’s commitment to the highest standards of safety and quality management, combined with transparent, ethical business practices have been the foundation of its success.
Work Safe – Home Safe – Heron Safe
Heron’s safety vision is to ensure no person will suffer a serious preventable work related injury or illness. Our Health & Safety Management System forms part of our Integrated Management System, developed, implemented and managed in accordance with ISO 45001 Standard. This sets the baseline commitment for us to identify and control our health and safety risks, reduce the potential for accidents and ensure we are complying with relevant Health and Safety legislation. Our managers and supervisors provide the leadership to ensure that our people undertake their roles and responsibilities under legislation to achieve excellent production in the safest possible way. However, we know that responsibility for identifying hazards, assessing risks and taking action belongs to all of our employees, and we ensure that all Heron personnel receive appropriate on-going training and certification.
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Heron is committed to the highest level of protection to the marine environments in which we operate and ensure compliance with all environmental legislation and approved codes of practice. Heron invest heavily in maintenance and technology to ensure that the risk of oil leaks and spills, excessive noise, emission and waste is reduced to as low as reasonably possible. We continually seek to improve our environmental performance, by conducting and recording regular inspections, drills and observations. Our employees have regular training and we encourage participation in environmental matters. Our Environmental Management System also forms part of our accredited Integrated Management System has been developed, implemented and managed in accordance with ISO 14001 Standard for environmental management. This management tool enables us to successfully identify and control the environmental risks of our activities and to implement a systematic approach to set and achieve environmental objectives and targets.
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Throughout the history of Heron Construction Company we have focused and invested in the continuous evolution in the standard and quality of our equipment. This has created an environment for our employees that is safe and pleasurable to work in. We have some of the latest technologies on our dredges and barges to make a safe and environmentally friendly place to work. Our Quality Management System has been developed, implemented and managed in accordance with ISO 9001, and is contained in our Integrated Management System.
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