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Environmental Management System Policy

This Policy states Drivetrain’s commitment towards achieving environmental sustainability and compliance. We recognise the following:

  • Our responsibility to ensure that our activities, products and services are designed to mitigate environmental risks and where practicable enhance the environment
  • Our legal obligations to protect the environment and manage our business in compliance with regulatory requirements


We are committed to environmental improvement and the prevention of pollution. We will work with our customers, suppliers and the community, and adopt procedures that:

  • Reduce waste through innovative work practices and recycling
  • Use processes and materials that minimise or reduce the release of harmful emissions
  • Minimise negative impact of our operations on the community as far as practicable
  • Increase the use of materials, equipment and technologies that reduce environmental impact
  • Promote environmental responsibility and risk management amongst our staff, customers, suppliers and other stakeholders


Overall responsibility for environmental management rests with Drivetrain’s managers, who are accountable for the implementation of this Policy. Key responsibilities include:

  • Implementation of all approved environmental policies and procedures
  • Compliance with all regulatory requirements and legal obligations
  • Establishing measurable objectives and targets to ensure continued improvement aimed at the minimisation of waste, pollution and environmental harm
  • Encouraging consultation and co-operation between management, employees and stakeholders in matters which may affect or impact on the environment
  • Allocation of adequate resources to meet the company’s environmental commitments

Employees also have responsibilities, which include:

  • Acting in accordance with environmental policies and procedures at all times
  • Recognising and reporting hazards which may impact negatively on the environment

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Management Systems

Drivetrain’s philosophy of Excellence in Execution starts with our Integrated Management Systems (IMS); an investment that ensures your business objectives are delivered with total operational distinction.

Our IMS combine a Quality Management System (QMS), Occupational Health and Safety Management (OHSM), and Environment Management System (EMS). These systems are the cornerstone of our operational controls, and provide consistent guidance in our ongoing commitment to improve what we deliver and how we deliver it.

In line with our strong history of superior customer service, Drivetrain IMS are customer centric. They enable a strong process-driven approach that interprets your needs and expectations, to provide output that is of value to your business. Our systematic processes ensure safe and efficient use of our resources, and enable positive outcomes for all stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and community.

Drivetrain’s management team leads the IMS process, providing unity of purpose to deliver a consistently reliable customer experience throughout every facet of our business. The industries in which Drivetrain operate are dynamic and evolutionary, and our management team drive a continuous programme to develop, sustain, and improve the IMS, thus supporting our customers’ ever-changing needs.

Our Guiding Standards

ISO/TS 16949:2009 Quality Management System
AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System
ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System
AS/NZS 4801:2001 Occupational Health and Safety Management System

OH&S Policy

This Policy states Drivetrain’s commitment to the health and safety of all people who enter sites controlled by the company, carry out work for the company, or may be impacted by work done on Drivetrain’s behalf. This Policy applies to all staff, visitors and contractors.

Drivetrain is committed to implementing an effective and integrated OHS Management System.

Drivetrain will achieve a safe and healthy workplace through:

  • Establishing an effective OHS Management System;
  • Setting and achieving OHS goals and objectives;
  • Identifying and eliminating or controlling as far as reasonably practicable, all health and safety hazards and associated risks;
  • Consulting effectively and meaningfully with staff regarding decisions that may impact their health and safety;
  • Integrating competent OHS risk management practice into all operations;
  • Encouraging a culture of cooperation, initiative and responsibility across the organisation to maintain a safe and healthy workplace; and
  • Continually reviewing and improving the OHS Management System to eliminate workplace injury and illness as far as reasonably practicable.

Drivetrain will achieve best construction industry OHS management practice and comply with:

  • Australian Standard AS4801
  • All relevant legislative and regulatory requirements as identified in the OHS Management System documents
  • Strategies employed in the implementation of this policy include:
  • Risk assessment of all operational activity
  • Authorisation by the responsible person before work commences, confirming that all foreseeable hazards associated with the work are eliminated as far as reasonably practicable, or controlled in accordance with the hierarchy of controls;
  • Commensurate resourcing to control OHS risks;
  • The elimination as far as reasonably practicable or control of OHS risks during design and planning phases; for example, during the design of plant/equipment;
  • The elimination as far as reasonably practicable or control of OHS risks in the purchasing process; for example, when purchasing new equipment, substances, materials or services;
  • Effective and meaningful consultation in our workplace to ensure that all contributions are represented and considered;
  • The documentation and communication of OHS responsibilities;
  • The provision of information, instruction, training and supervision relevant to existing knowledge, skills and identified needs;
  • The timely implementation of corrective action to manage reported hazards, incidents, inspection and audit findings, etc;
  • A regular OHS audit programme to measure OHS Management System implementation progress across Drivetrain;
  • Senior management reporting and review of OHS Key Performance Indicators on a monthly basis.

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Quality Assurance Policy

This Policy confirms Drivetrain’s commitment to providing our Customers with continually improving Quality, Value and Service.

Drivetrain is committed to implementing an effective and integrated Quality Management System, based on the International Quality Management standard ISO 9001:2008.

Our commitment is to:

  • Continuously increase our performance, as measured by quality, service, value for money and reliability
  • Develop deep and strong capability across the engineering product life cycle in our chosen segments
  • Deliver our capability effectively and efficiently through all relevant Drivetrain operations
  • Achieve Excellence in Execution

We will accomplish this by:

  • Closely understanding our customers’ needs and expectations and striving passionately to meet them
  • Promoting an Integrated Management System culture with strong emphasis on safety and environmental responsibility
  • Systematically managing Risk across the business
  • Developing a project management culture and providing ongoing training and development for our employees
  • Maintaining a high level of professionalism and technical competency
  • Empowering our people with clear responsibility and matching authority
  • Embracing the use of Quality processes
  • Engaging closely and effectively with our suppliers and partners to deliver agreed objectives and mutual benefit

The full support of Drivetrain employees, suppliers and subcontractors is sought in meeting our commitment.

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