Safety Commitment

The Akuna Marine Services team is committed to the protection of its employees, contractors and passengers from accidental injury, and to protecting the environment from accidental damage and contamination.

The Company has made a considerable investment in Health & Safety development and now boasts a structured and robust HS&E Quality Management system. We have a management team that shares a vision of Safety, Quality and Professionalism.

In meeting our commitment to Health and Safety, the management undertakes to fully comply with all legislative requirements, and we take all possible steps to ensure that we will, with the cooperation of our employees, provide and maintain a safe and healthy working environment for the benefit of ourselves and that of our customers and the public alike.

We have a proactive and skilled HS&E management team that recognise the significant risks associated with our industry, consequently the teams responsibility is to implement and maintain safe systems and methods of work by identifying hazards and taking the appropriate steps to eliminate, isolate or minimise them.

With a dedicated HS&E Advisor guiding the senior management team and coaching our employees, we demonstrate clearly our ambition and vision to achieve the highest possible industry standard for safety of our people, promotion of a healthy workplace and at the same time striving for continuous improvement in all areas of Safety and Environmental protection.

 

Our internal Health & Safety management system is responsible for:

  • Identifying and preparing safety documentation and specific safety plans for each and every project and reviewing project and task analysis with the client prior to commencement of operations.
  • Maintaining staff skill levels, on-going training requirements and other staff certification/qualifications to ensure compliance with client, industry and legislative needs.
  • Supporting and providing advice and guidance to our on-site employees, reviewing and actioning issues arising from daily on-site toolbox meetings.
  • Maintaining regular contact with the clients’ safety management personnel to ensure customer satisfaction in all areas of Safety and Quality Assurance.
  • Conducting regular internal and external audits and inspections and continually reviewing our processes and procedures in line with our QM system.