Health and Safety and IOISL Policies

Health and Safety 

Independent Oilfield Inspection Services is committed to a Health and Safety culture that aims for a goal of zero accidents and incidents.

All Independent Oilfield Inspection Services staff are involved in continual improvement and initiative actions to maintain our Health and Safety Management System to the requirements of standard  AS/NZS 4801:2001. Independent Oilfield Inspection Services understands that Occupational Health and Safety is imperative for successful business and we strive to provide a safe workplace for our employess, contractors and visitors.

All Independent Oilfield Inspection Services employees actively participate in:

- Regular toolbox meetings

- Monthly safety meetings

- Hazard identification, risk management and reviews of existing hazards

- Job safety analysis

- In-house area safety audits

- Safe operating procedures

- Pre-employment and random drug and alcohol screening



Independent Oilfield Inspection Services Limited will consistently provide products and services that meet or exceed the requirements and expectations of our customers. We will actively pursue ever improving quality through programs that enable each employee to do their job right the first time and every time.

Independent Oilfield Inspection Services will strive to deliver service quality that surpasses customer expectations by:

- Commitment to continuous improvements to ensure clients receive the highest quality service by IOISL. Management commits to managing registration to the ISO 9001 (2008) quality management system and will continue to meet and upgrade our QM system. Our service will be in compliance with our documented ISO system.

- Commitment to promoting Health & Safety in the workplace including on-going consultation with staff by maintaining education by service providers and current national standards reviews. Health & Safety is integrated into the QMS.

- Comply with all legislative requirements relevant to the work being undertaken, by current international acceptance criteria and proprietary documents.

- Promoting teamwork and encouraging commitment and participation from all staff in achieving the stated objectives.

- Training staff to ensure the required skills are developed by continually upgrading and maintain staff training and international certification through IOISL training providers, domestic and international.

Independent Oilfield Inspection Services supports the adoption of ISO 9001 in order that all stakeholders benefit from our quality commitment.

Date reviewed: August 2016

Reviewed by: R Christiansen

Next review: August 2017


Independent Oilfield Inspection Services is committed to creating a drug and alcohol free workplace to safely achieve its business objectives.

This commitment:

- Promotes employees' well-being, health & safety.

- Creates a work environment where employees feel safe and are supported when problems arise.

- Complies with the Health and Safety in Employment Act (1992) regarding hazard management.

- Recognizes the importance of satisfying the client and providing quality service.

- Improves business performance including management of risk and associated costs.


Independent Oilfield Inspection Services will support its staff in achieving this goal through the following initiatives:

- Education/Training

- Pre-employment Testing

- Post-Accident/Incident Testing

- Reasonable Cause Testing

- Random Testing

- Serious Misconduct and Disciplinary Action where  Applicable

- This policy applies to all employees, contractors and sub-contractors while conducting work for or on behalf of Independent Oilfield Inspection Services, while on the company or client's property, business or at a company or client's worksite or whilst driving on company or client's time or at company or clients cost.


Independent Oilfield Inspection Services' Drug and Alcohol Policy strictly prohibits:

- The use, sale, transfer, supply, manufacture or possession of drugs or alcohol on company or client's property or a company or client's worksite (this excludes alcohol at controlled functions with company management approval.)

- Having breath alcohol concentration that exceeds 100mcg per litre.

- Having a level of drug(s) and/or metabolite(s) in the urine that exceeds the confirmatory concentration(s) in the current Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS 4308:2008 'Procedures for Specimen Collection and the Detection and Quantitation of Drugs of Misuse in Urine'.

All Independent Oilfield Inspection Services Management are responsible for the implementation of the policy and the drug and alcohol procedures. These will be reviewed annually or more frequently if indicated.

Review date: August 2016

Reviewed by: R Christiansen

Next review due: August 2017



We are committed to providing a quality service in a manner that ensures a safe and healthy workplace for our employees and minimises our potential impact on the environment. We will operate in compliance with all relevent environmenal legislation and we will strie to use pollution prevention and environmental best practices in all we do. 

We will:

- Integrate the consideration of environmental concerns and impacts into all of our decision making and activities.

- Promote environmental awareness among our employees and encourage them to work in an environmentally responsible manner.

- Train, educate and inform our employees and environmental issues that may affect their work.

- Promote efficient use of materials and resources throughout our facility including water, electricity.

- Avoid unnecessary use of hazardous materials and products, seek substitutions when feasible, and take all reasonable steps to protect human health and the environment when such materials must be used, stored and disposed of.

- Purchase and use environmentally responsible products accordingly.

- Strive to continually improve our environmental performance and minimise the social impact and damage of activities by periodically reviewing our environmental policy in light of our current and planned future activities.


Review Date: August 2016

Reviewed by: R Christiansen

Next review due: August 2017



Independent Oilfield Inspection services makes a commitment to promote and maintain the health, safety and well being of those involved in or affected by our business and to comply with all relevant legislation, regulations, codes of practice and safe operation procedures. 

The achievement of this policy requires the commitment and active participation by all. Whilst management have ultimate accountability, we all have responsibility for health and safety. 

Independent Oilfield inspection Services believes that safe working methods and efficient operations are a compatible goal. We believe that all incidents are preventable and health and safety takes top priority. 

Since the formation of the company in January 2001, IOISL's goal is to have a zero harm workplace. 

To achieve this we will: 

- Give health and Safety equal focus as the rest of the business adhering to NZ legislation Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.

- Continuously maintain IOISL's Health and Safety management system to at least AS/NZS:4801.

- Maintain safe working conditions by continuously identifying hazards and take all reasonably practicable steps to monitor and control the associated risks.

- Provide ongoing training to ensure all our team have the skills, knowledge and understanding of their Health & Safety responsibilities. 

- Actively promote employee participation by engaging with our team to ensure all have the opportunity to be involved in the Health and Safety decision making process. 

- Provide and maintain Safe Operating Procedures.

- Identify (in consultation with our staff) and provide appropriate protective equipment for our people to carry out their work tasks safely. 

- Recognise positive engagement in establishing a robust Health and Safety culture. 

- Annually set objectives and targets to ensure all members of the IOISL team are actively involved in the improvement, and performance of our Health and Safety systems. 

- Accurately report, investigate and record all workplace accidents and incidents to ensure we learn from those by taking appropriate actions and where required, put in place preventative measures. 

- Support the safe and early return to work of injured team members. 


Last review date: August 2016

Reviewed by: A Keat

Next review due: August 2017