Health and Safety

Hanes health and safety

The health and safety of employees is a top priority for Hanes Australasia. Key initiatives include:

The workplace integrated management system which encompasses safety, health, environment and quality and covers areas such as leadership, process approach and continuous improvement

  • Hanes Australasia is externally accredited to AS/NZS 4801 and ISO 14001
  • Open and consultative safety, health and environment programs
  • Annual influenza vaccination programs
  • Discounted private hospital insurance
  • On-site health and well-being assessments
  • Anti-bullying, discrimination and harassment training modules released via the Company’s eLearning portal
  • Mental health first aid training program rolled out to Human Resources and the National Safety Team
  • Retail safety project, involving the release of retail specific eLearning modules and standard operating procedures
  • Implementation of a streamlined reporting database to capture all hazards, incidents, injury management, quality and asset protection reports
  • Dedicated injury management and return to work resources
  • Access to International SOS support for all employees to ensure they are able to obtain appropriate medical assistance when travelling

In addition to programs for employees, the company’s supplier evaluation processes require its suppliers to demonstrate they have formal management systems in place to identify and manage safety, environment and quality.