Company Profile

Sapphire Coast Tree Service & Tower Hire has achieved a strong reputation for power line vegetation management and clearance services having gained extensive experience in our 22 years of operation. Our services include tree surgery, tree removal, stump grinding, roadside clearing and vegetation management together with wood chipping and forestry mulching. We meet the stringent technical, safety and environmental criteria required to perform these important and high risk vegetation control services.

Sapphire Coast Tree Service & Tower Hire Pty Ltd achieved 3rd Party Certification of our practical Quality Management System AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008 in October 2008 together with 2nd party certification of our WHS and Environmental Management Systems. This has provided greater confidence to our clients and ensures planned arrangements and consistent outcomes in all of our operations. We are also accredited by the Tree Contractors Association of Australia NSW as qualified tree management professionals.

Resources

Sapphire Coast Tree Service & Tower Hire has sufficient technical resources to complete any tree works, the most important of which is our skilled team of direct workers, that we have available for all vegetation control work.

Our entire workforce attend all internal and external training courses required for their respective tasks. Further they have attained all relevant certificates and been verified by a Sapphire Coast Tree Service & Tower Hire Management as being competent for the works, prior to being assigned any tasks.

The commitment we give towards the continual skilling and development of our workforce is considered a significant strength of our company. Each of our workers demonstrates commitment and integrity in their work. We are very proud that we have attracted many long term employees with over 10 years service with the company. Our low staff turnover is another key indicator of a successful company.

sapphoire coast tree service Plant and equipment

Our modern, well maintained EWP and towers together with wood chippers, trucks, and other equipment complete with our highly skilled and motivated workforce enables us to perform each task efficiently, safely and in an environmentally responsible manner. All of our fleet of plant and vehicles is fully owned and operated by Sapphire Coast Tree Service & Tower Hire.

All towers meet electrical line clearing safety requirements and regular inspections and are carried our by WorkCover.

Elevated Work Platforms comply with all legislation ad standards including, RMS (RTA), WorkCover, EPAAs2550.10.1994, AS1418.10.1996 and EC11 as well as complying with ISSC25.
Testing is regularly carried out to meet all government and OH&S requirements.
- All equipment is registered in NSW/ACT
- All equipment is less than 5 years old
- All equipment can be viewed/inspected on request

Workplace Health, Safety & Rehabilitation Policy

Safety of our workforce (extending to our subcontractors), the public and property are of paramount importance. Our efforts are focused to ensure all of our employees are fully committed to this goal and this in turn is the approach they foster on others. We plan and monitor our stated objectives.

We take a proactive approach and provide adequate resources to ensure that the safe working areas; safe plant, safe systems of work together with safe material handling procedures complete with personal protective equipment practices are established and implemented at each workplace in accordance with AS 4801 standards.

Sapphire Coast Tree Service & Tower Hire will provide adequate health and safety support and training to both our management staff and our work force employees. Works will be undertaken with the minimum risk to health and safely by providing adequate information, instruction, training, planning and supervision to employees in safe and healthy methods of work.

Responsibilities for managers, supervisors, subcontractors and employees will be defined and communicated complete with authorities to meet these responsibilities. We shall monitor overall effectiveness and the accountability of each stakeholder.

Sapphire Coast Tree Service & Tower Hire requires all members of the work force including sub-contractor's employees take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of other workers in the workplace and comply with the company health and safety requirements, ensuring conformance with legislative requirements and current industry standards. We are committed to regular consultations and cooperation on WHS & R with workforce on proposed changes to the work place and to gain ideas as to how best realize improvements.

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Main office-workshop-service depot
Sapphire Coast Tree Services
& Tower Hire
16 Drive-In Road
South Pambula NSW 2549

Postal Address:
PO Box 146 Merimbula NSW 2548

Ph: (02) 6495 7811 Fax (02) 6494 3342 email: info@sapphirecoasttree.com.au
www.sapphirecoasttree.com.au

Queanbeyan office-work depot

18 Bass Street Queanbeyan NSW 2620
Ph: (02) 6232 9708 fax: (02) 6232 9711

Service depots
63 Polo Flat Road
Cooma NSW 2630