SCE Group values its’ employees and recognises the legal responsibility for, and is committed, as far as is reasonably practicable, to providing a workplace that is free from risks to the health and safety of everyone at our places of work.
SCE Group is committed to:
- Eliminating risks or where that is not possible, minimising risks to as low as reasonably practicable.
- The provision and maintenance of a workplace free from risks to health and safety,
- Providing and maintaining plant that is safe when properly used,
- Providing and maintaining safe systems of work,
- The safe use, handling, and storage of plant, structures, and substances,
- Providing adequate facilities for the welfare of workers carrying out work for the business, including access to those facilities,
- Providing information, training, instruction, and supervision that is necessary to protect persons from risks to their health and safety arising from work carried out as part of the conduct of the business,
- The establishment of health & safety objectives and targets and the continuous improvement of the WH&S Management System
- Monitoring the health of workers and the conditions at the workplace for the purpose of preventing illness or injury of workers arising from the conduct of the business,
- Consulting with workers who carry out work for the business or undertaking and who are (or are likely to be) directly affected by a health and safety matter.
- Creating an expectation that all workers will choose safe behaviours, that they will report hazards, errors and near miss incidents, and that they will cooperate with any reasonable policy or procedure.
SCE Group and its business units need to collect information in order to conduct business effectively and efficiently and will use this information specifically for those purposes.
Australian Privacy Legislation is designed to protect information about individuals and ensures that the information collected is not used other than for the purposes advised to the individual. This legislation is based on 13 Principles known as Australian Privacy Principles (APP). SCE Group will at all times strive to meet or exceed the intents of these Principles.
- Openness and transparency - SCE Group collects information only for the purpose of effectively and efficiently conducting its business
- Anonymity & pseudonymity - An individual may choose not to disclose personal information to the Group; however, the individual must recognize that this option does not allow for transactions to take place between parties
- Collection of solicited personal information - Personal information collected for employment or other like purposes, such as license, competency etc. will be securely retained only for the purposes stated.
- Unsolicited personal information - Personal information provided by another party will only be considered for business purposes if that information could also have been obtained as solicited information and if not will be securely discarded from any information retention systems
- Notification of collection of information - Any personal information that is, or may be, collected that was not directly obtained with the individuals’ knowledge, will be notified to the individual
- Use or disclosure of personal information - SCE Group will not disclose or use personal information to any other parties and will not be made available to other parties except where compelled or required by law
- Direct Marketing - SCE Group will not disclose personal information to third parties for the purposes of direct marketing.
- Cross-border disclosure - SCE Group will not, unless advised to do so, in writing by the individual, disclose to any overseas agency or party any personal information.
- Adoption or use of government identifiers - Government related identifiers such as license, permit, passport, Services NSW, High Risk Work License etc. may be used to process employment eligibility and related processes. Information collected will be secured and not used for any other purposes.
- Quality of personal information - SCE Group may from time to time determine from individuals the quality, currency and correctness of information held about the individual. Any such additional information will be treated under the APP.
- Security of personal information - The security and privacy of personal information is of utmost importance to SCE Group and information retention systems have restricted access, security systems and processes and redundancy processes that ensure security.
- Access to personal information - Information held for individual persons is made available on request for access by providing reasonable notice to ensure that appropriate access to the records is available and that security is not compromised. Records may not be removed from the premises.
- Correction of personal information - Personal information may be corrected, amended, updated when SCE is made aware of any anomalies in the existing information file.
SCE is committed to meeting its statutory obligations under the Workplace Surveillance Act 2005 (NSW).
In order to meet its many obligations under various legislation SCE Group undertakes surveillance through the use of camera, audio, computer surveillance and geographical tracking.
The details of this surveillance action is advised to employees and other affected parties through our surveillance procedure and by other means as required by the Workplace Surveillance Act.
SCE Group develops, produces, and delivers quality products, services, and innovative solutions, consistent with our customers' and interested parties’ expectations.
In order to determine our strategic direction, SCE will develop & maintain a Corporate Risk Register & identify interested parties relevant to the Quality Management System.
We ensure the effectiveness of these products, services and solutions through the implementation and continual improvement of our management systems and by aligning those systems to the seven ISO Quality Management Principles (QMP’s).
- Customer Focus – to meet customer requirements and to exceed customer expectations.
- Leadership – to establish unity of purpose and direction and the creation of conditions in which people are engaged in achieving our quality objectives.
- Engagement of people – competent and empowered people are essential to enhance our capability to create and deliver value.
- Process approach – consistent results are achieved when activities are managed as interrelated processes functioning as a coherent system.
- Improvement – an ongoing focus on improvement allows us to react to changes in our internal and external conditions and to create new opportunities.
- Evidence based decision making – analysis and evaluation of data and information are more likely to produce desired results.
- Relationship management – for sustained success we manage and value our relationship with interested parties, such as our employees, clients, suppliers, and contractors.
SCE Group recognises that it has a workforce made up of individuals with a diverse range of backgrounds, experiences, opinions, beliefs, and perspectives. SCE promotes a workplace free from discrimination, bullying, harassment, and victimisation, where individual differences are respected and where people treat each other with dignity and with concern for each other’s individual rights and needs.
Discrimination is treating someone unfairly because of a characteristic they have, or are assumed to have, that is protected by law. Discrimination can be on the basis of race, colour, sex (including pregnancy and breastfeeding), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability (including diseases and illnesses), marital or relationship status, family or carer responsibilities, religion, political opinion, national extraction, social origin, or trade union activity.
SCE is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace free from bullying, harassment and discriminatory behaviours and will protect those in the workplace through this policy whether they are feeling affected by a supervisor, another worker, client, contractor, or member of the public.
SCE will demonstrate its commitment to a discrimination free workplace by:
- Developing and implementing, appropriate policies and procedures that ensure compliance with our obligations under State and Federal Discrimination and Employment legislation
- Ensuring, through the provision of information, instruction, training, and supervision, that all workers remain compliant with Workplace Behaviour requirements.
- Ensuring that workers are aware of their personal responsibilities, liabilities, and obligations in respect to compliance with anti-discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment, bullying, vilification, and victimisation at the workplace.
- Clearly communicating SCE expectations in relation to behaviour, and dealing with reports of unacceptable workplace behaviour promptly, impartially, and confidentially.
- Implementing procedures for reporting, investigating, and handling of complaints and reports of unacceptable workplace behaviour that maintain dignity, confidentiality and promote respect in the workplace.
- Recruiting, selecting, and appointing applicants on merit, and who best fit position description requirements and who demonstrate qualities that are consistent with SCE’s mission and values and ensuring employment decisions and practices, with respect to training, remuneration, benefits, promotions, and the like, are made in accordance with SCE’s commitment to non-discrimination in the workplace.
- Provide opportunities to employees to develop to their full personal and professional capacity and implementing employment practices that provide employee satisfaction, commitment to the job and the delivery of quality services to SCE’s customers.
SCE Group is committed to ensuring that all business activities minimise impact on the environment, comply with environmental legislation, are aligned with industry standards, community expectations, and complement the operating standards of our clients.
We will achieve this by -
- Adopting practical and feasible management work practices that limit our environmental footprint upon natural resources, the land, air, and water quality.
- Being pro-active in the assessment of the client’s environmental requirements.
- Developing, implementing, maintaining, and operating with environmental management systems certified to ISO 14001.
- Setting, maintaining and regular monitoring of measurable objectives and targets.
- Continuous improvement of our processes to minimise our pollution and environmental footprint.
- Communicating with our employees and engaging with local government and the community on environmental issues that may affect SCE Group.
- Ensuring employees, contractors and others are informed of and understand their environmental obligations.
- Maintaining effective management systems and procedures that identify environmental hazards, assess the risks, and ensuring effective controls for that risk are in place. (hazards eliminated or risks reduced).
- Providing ongoing training to meet Environmental and operational requirements.
- Selecting business partners who possess acceptable environmental credentials in line with legislation and industry standards as part of the selection process.
SCE Group aspires to excellence in road safety and acknowledges the need for compliance with the legislative framework under the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) and further acknowledges the guidance provided by the Registered Industry Code of Practice known as the “Master Code”.
SCE Group is committed to the objectives of the National Heavy Vehicle Law (NHVL) to:
- promote public safety; and
- manage the impact of heavy vehicles on the environment, road infrastructure and public amenity; and
- promote industry productivity and efficiency in the road transport of goods by heavy vehicles; and
- encourage and promote productive, efficient, innovative, and safe business practices.
SCE Group is a party to the Chain of Responsibility (CoR) in multiple ways including as an employer and prime contractor of drivers, as an operator, scheduler, consignor, consignee, loader, and unloader. In fulfilling these respective roles, we will comply with our obligations under the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL). We recognise “shared responsibility” and will cooperate with other parties in the CoR to eliminate or minimise safety risk.
We will maintain a risk based and systems approach to:
- Manage speed, load restraint, vehicle mass and maintenance.
- Manage heavy vehicle driver fatigue, and to promote good driver health and wellbeing.
- Continuously measure and improve our CoR performance.
To achieve these things, we develop procedures and processes that recognise NHVL requirements and demand the ongoing commitment of our supervisors, managers, employees, contractors, and suppliers.
SCE Group is committed to the safety of our workers, contractors, and all other road users and, as part of this commitment we maintain accreditation to Truck Safe, and the National Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Scheme.
Welcome to the SCE Group website (the “website”). The website is owned and operated by SCE Group Pty Ltd, ABN 60 000 361 688, Masters Road, Mt St Thomas on behalf of itself and its related bodies corporate. By accessing, browsing, or using this website, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions of Use, then you are not authorised to use the website. Any reference to SCE Group (also to we, us and our) in these Terms and Conditions of Use is a reference to SCE Group and its related bodies corporate.
Disclaimer Of Warranty
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You acknowledge that the inclusion of links from this site is not intended as an endorsement or recommendation. If you create a link to this website or access content through a link, you do so at your own risk. We have not consented to any conduct with a linked site which may be unlawful or an infringement of a third party's rights.
Limitation of Liability
In no event shall SCE Group, its related bodies corporate and any of their respective directors, officers, employees, or agents be liable, in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, for any direct, indirect, special, consequential, or punitive loss or damages or any loss or damages whatsoever, including but not limited to, loss of use, data, or profits, arising out of or in connection with the use or access or any liability to use or access the website or its contents, goods or services supplied by SCE Group under the Terms and Conditions of Use; or a failure or omission on the part of SCE Group to comply with its obligations under these Terms and Conditions of Use.
SCE Group is not liable to you or anyone else if interference with or damage to your computer systems occurs in connection with use of the website or any linked website. You must take your own precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use from the website, or any linked website is free of viruses or any other thing that may interfere with or damage the operations of your computer systems.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, SCE Group's total liability to you (if any) for breach of any implied warranties or conditions which by law cannot be excluded shall be limited, at our election, to: in the case of information or services supplied or offered by us - the re-supply of the information or services or payment of the cost of doing this; or in the case of goods supplied or offered by us - repair or replacement of the goods, supply of equivalent goods, or payment of the cost of doing this.
We are not liable for loss of any kind (whether direct or consequential) arising from the information at this site, or a linked site, being inaccurate, incomplete, or misleading, and are not responsible for any interpretation, opinion, or conclusion you form from the information. To the fullest extent permitted by law, all warranties (including warranties as to merchantability, infringement of intellectual property or fitness for a particular purpose) and conditions are excluded. You must not carry on any activity which might involve us in liability, or any activity which uses intellectual property owned by, or licensed to, us, without our written permission.
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Use of Website Content
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You must not, without our prior written permission and the permission of any other owner of rights in content on the website, copy, mirror, broadcast, reproduce, frame, republish, download, store (in any medium), up-load to a third party, transmit, post, broadcast, distribute, show or play in public, adapt or change in any way the content of, or create a derivative work from, these web pages for any other purpose. You must not copy or reproduce in any way the content or any aspect of this website (including the layout, colours, designs, trademarks, logos, photographs, diagrams or any other copyright work or any other intellectual property used on the Web Site) without our prior written consent.
You must not up-load, post, transmit or otherwise make available through the website any material which violates or infringes the rights of others (including their privacy and publicity rights), is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy, vulgar, obscene, profane or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to, or incite hatred of, any person, encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law, restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying the website, affects the functionality or operation of the website or its servers or the functionality or operation of any users, computer systems (for example, by transmitting a computer virus or other harmful component, whether or not knowingly), or breaches any standards, content requirements or codes promulgated by any relevant authority, including authorities which require SCE Group to take remedial action under any applicable industry code.
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Links to Other websites
The website may contain links to websites operated by third parties. These linked websites are not under the control of SCE Group, and we are not responsible for the contents of any linked website, or any hyperlink contained in a linked website. Links are provided to you for convenience only, and the inclusion of any link does not imply any endorsement of the linked website by SCE Group. Should you choose to follow links to such websites it is done so entirely at your own risk. SCE Group accepts no liability for any loss incurred by you directly or indirectly as a result of your reliance on information on any linked website and accepts no liability and disclaims all warranties, express or implied, regarding the purchase or use of goods or services on any linked websites.
Linking to this website
Linking to the website will only be permitted with the prior written consent of SCE Group. Any links if allowed, must link directly to the website's homepage and none of the other pages within the website unless otherwise agreed by us in writing prior to any linking being performed. Any approval to link to this website should not be taken to mean that SCE Group endorses your website, product or service and such endorsement should not be implied by you. We may ask you to remove the link from your website if you fail to meet either the terms of our written consent or the above condition.
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If any part of these Terms and Conditions of Use are or become illegal, invalid, or unenforceable in any relevant jurisdiction, that or those provisions will be interpreted in that jurisdiction, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties, and if necessary to maintain the effectiveness of these Terms and Conditions of Use, be severed for the purposes of that jurisdiction, with the remaining provisions remaining in full force and effect.
Our failure to exercise or enforce any one or more of its rights under these Terms and Conditions of Use will not constitute a waiver of such rights unless such waiver is granted by SCE Group in writing.
SCE Group may amend, update, or change the website including these Terms and Conditions of Use. Revised terms will be posted on the website and will be effective immediately unless otherwise stated. By continuing to use the website after any amendment becomes effective you agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions of Use as amended. You should periodically visit this page to determine the current Terms and Conditions of Use to which you are bound.
The Terms and Conditions of Use are effective until terminated by SCE Group. SCE Group may terminate these Terms and Conditions of Use and your access to the website at any time without notice. In the event of termination, all restrictions imposed upon you and all disclaimers and limitations of liability set out in the Terms and Conditions of Use shall remain effective despite termination
Except where otherwise stated, all registered trademarks used on the website are used with the permission of SCE Group Pty Ltd ABN 60 000 361 688. Use of any trademarks without the prior, specific, written permission of its owner (SCE Group Limited or a third party) is prohibited.
As a consumer please be aware of your requirements in accordance with the EPA Resource Recovery Exemptions.
EPA Resource recovery exemptions contain the conditions which consumers must meet to use waste for the purposes described. These conditions may include requirements on how to re-use or apply the waste, as well as record-keeping, reporting and other requirements. All resource recovery exemptions are made under clauses 91 and 92 of the 2014 Waste Regulation. SCE comply with all the relevant conditions of the POEO Act 2014.
EPA Current Orders and Exemptions