A “Contractor” means
a Person contracted or otherwise invited by SAPML to provide services within or in respect of the Market.
Contractors must comply with applicable responsibilities as identified in:
1. Work Health and Safety Act 2012 and Regulations (South Australia) Part 2 – Health and Safety duties Divisions 1, 2 and 3
2. South Australian Sewerage Act, the Environment Protection Act, Regulations and Policies
Contractors are required to provide proof of the following prior to site access and commencement of work activity:
- Current certificate for Return to Work registration
- Current policy for public liability insurance cover to the value of $20,000,000.
- Current licenses appropriate to the type of activity carried out
- Safe Work Method Statement for the work they will be performing at our workplace.
- Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for any hazardous substances to be brought onto the site.
- List of persons to be employed on the contract.
- Issue a Permit to Work for the following tasks:
- Working at Heights
- Electrical work
- Hot work
- Cool Room work
- Confined Space Entry
- Excavation work
Contractors and their employees or sub-contractors are to be physically capable and fit, skilled, instructed and supervised to perform their assigned tasks. In the event of any accidents or mishaps or other incidents, the contractor and their employees or sub-contractors must not provide information news or media or other external parties except when legally required to do so.
- Contractors must be aware of and comply with SAPM policies, visitor site safety rules and instructions at all times. Acceptance of these conditions includes acceptance of Operating Articles and Market Rules.
- Contractors may be requested and will be expected to participate in SAPM Risk Assessments, provide their own Job Safety Analysis prior to commencement of site activity.
- All injuries, accidents, illnesses, safety and environment concerns are to be reported to the SAPM Facilities & Compliance Assistant or other authorised SAPM personnel whilst on site.
- Suitable personal protective equipment must be used to prevent injury or accidents. A day/night safety vest that complies with Australian Standards AS/NZS 4602:1999 MUST be worn at ALL times whilst on site.
- Vehicle speed limits on the premises must be obeyed as signposted. SAPM have a calibrated Laser Gun that is regularly used on the site. Vehicles must be parked or positioned as agreed with SAPM management.
- Hazardous Substances – Contractors must advise the company in writing, details of any prescribed hazardous substances to be used prior to them being brought on site. Current Material Safety Data Sheets must be available at/near points of use at all times.
- No fumes or other air contaminants are to be released to atmosphere unless greed by SAPM management or through the proper assessment of risk.
- Smoking is not allowed in any enclosed areas. Illegal drugs and alcohol must not be brought on site. Random breath testing occurs on this site.
- Noise emission levels are not to be exceeded legal limits of 85Dba unless all affected personnel use suitable, approved personal protective equipment.
- No waste liquids or solids are to enter the storm water drains. No contaminants are to enter the drainage and sewerage systems other than those permitted by the Sewerage Act. Contractors must report all spills that could affect safety or the environment to SAPM management immediately.
- Contractors are to keep work areas tidy, hygienic and clear of waste. All waste generated by the Contractor must be removed from the site for proper disposal by them. No Waste is to be brought onto the site.
- A Confined Space permit is required prior to entry to any designated confined space.
- Contractor owned equipment must comply with applicable electrical and other safety standards and be safely stored when not in use, to prevent unauthorized access and use.
- All Contractors and their employees must have appropriate licenses when on site. e.g. Forklift, motor vehicle, elevated working platform, electrical, asbestos etc. and all vehicles MUST be registered.
- No children or animals are to be brought on site.
- Contractors must be aware of emergency procedures and in the event of fire or other emergency, follow the instructions of SAPM responsible personnel for orderly evacuation and control.
- When welding, cutting, grinding or other “hot” work is involved, the Contractor is responsible for ensuring that adequate safeguards are in place to prevent fire, accident, injury and adverse effect on the environment. This type of work cannot begin until relevant permits have been completed and conditions have been agreed with the Maintenance Coordinator or Team Leader
- Contractors and employees must operate in a safe manner that does not endanger SAPM and other personnel in any way, or cause accidents and incidents. This includes the use of suitable barriers and warning signage to prevent unauthorized access to a hazardous work area, when applicable.
It is a mandatory requirement that a comprehensive formal site induction is completed by all individuals who undertake activities across the site.
Inductions are completed online or can be arranged to be completed at the Operations office. The induction process includes completing an Access ID Card application and a safety video which details the site rules followed by a questionnaire. Once these steps have been completed you will be issued Access ID Card and permitted access to the site.
Your Access ID Card must be carried with you at all times and presented upon request to Market Officials or South Australian Produce Market management. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in immediate removal from the site.