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OHS & Training

We at Practical Ecology continually work on improving our OH&S module by adhering to best practices, we comply with relevant legislation and regulations and work specifically to existing policies and Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS). We also pride ourselves on the duty of care we endorse to our staff, clients, suppliers, community and the environment. An indication of this is the minimal number of incidents that occur, which is mainly due to thorough assessments and monitoring of new and existing areas and reporting any associated risks. Safety is of utmost importance at Practical Ecology, we invest time, energy and money into improving our practices and ensure personal protective safety equipment, vehicles and all other equipment is in excellent working order by controlled procedures and regular servicing. We ensure that OH&S is a high priority in our induction process and we provide intense and relevant training to staff, (please find list below on some, but not limited to; )

  •  Habitat Hectare Competency
  • 4WD Driving Awareness Training
  • RACV Fleet Driver Training
  • First Aid Training
  • Chainsaw Operation and Safety
  • Implementing Traffic Management Plans
  • Working from Heights Training
  • Basic Tree Access with Ladder, Harness and Lifeline
  • Snake Handling
  • Tree Climbing and Ladder Work
  • Ag Vet Chemical Users
  • Rail Track Safety Awareness
  • Construction Induction Training (White Card)

Training for Practical Ecology Staff Practical Ecology believes in supporting the professional development of employees by encouraging them to utilize training opportunities to enhance their skills and knowledge. The purpose of professional development and training within Practical Ecology is to maintain and enhance the competency of staff members’ ability to fulfil their position and to feel confident in the duties they perform. Training Programs Practical Ecology offers a range of education and training programs that aim to service the needs of private land owners, developers, public land managers and community groups. We can develop and organise one day or short courses based on a variety of topics, including but not limited to:

  • the identification of indigenous and exotic flora and Ecological Vegetation Classes
  • bushland restoration and management techniques, including ecological fire management
  • land management planning (for private and public land managers), and
  • preparation of contract specification for restoration projects.