Commitment to Safety


Oaks Civil Construction is committed to a ‘Safety First’ approach across all areas of the business. Protecting the health, safety and wellness of our stakeholders is a non-negotiable function of our operations. Oaks Civil Construction takes full responsibility for the safety of our staff and all individuals impacted by our works.

Oaks Civil Construction is proud to hold and maintain the following ISO certifications:

  • ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems
  • ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems
  • ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems

Oaks Civil Construction strives to follow a pathway of a continual improvement in addressing safety in the workplace. Through training and mentoring we persistently educate our staff on best practice and raise awareness on safety risks within our industry.

Through the co-operative efforts of management and workers, we are committed to:

  • Upholding compliance standards in accordance with relevant legislation and regulations
  • Ensuring our workplaces are free of discrimination, harrassment and bullying
  • Providing a safe environment for all workers and visitors to our workplace
  • Providing and maintaining buildings, plant, and equipment in safe working condition
  • Managing all workplace hazards and risks in a proactive manner, exercising systematic risk management asessments to identify, eliminate and prevent health and safety risks to our staff and surrounds
  • Ensuring no activity is undertaken unless it can be done so safely
  • Developing, implementing, and monitoring safe work practices
  • Supporting the on-going training and assessment of workers around matters of health and safety
  • Continuously improving the standards of health and safety in the workplace
  • Providing information, instruction, and supervision

Oaks Civil Construction further acknowledges the importance of mental health across our industry, and the immediate need to provide support to our staff in difficult times. Oaks Civil Construction engages the services of MATES in Construction; MATES are a charity organisation that provide suicide prevention support services to those in the Construction industry. Oaks Civil Co have participated in the FLY THE FLAG initiative on our sites to raise awareness and have put our management staff through the ‘MATES in Construction Connector Course’ as a training initiative.