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Health, safety & wellbeing programs

Health, safety & wellbeing programs

Learn more about our health, safety & wellbeing programs for staff.

At North East Water, we prioritise the safety, health, and wellbeing of our employees. Our commitment to zero harm is embedded in every aspect of our workplace, creating an environment free from bullying and harassment. Here's how we achieve this:

  • Certified OHS Management System: We maintain an Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Management System certified against the International Standard ISO45001:2018. This ensures that our work environment is in compliance with global safety standards.
  • Psychological Safety: Our commitment extends to the psychological safety of our staff, aligning with the International Standard ISO45003:2021. We implement processes that focus on the mental health and wellbeing of our team members.
  • Health and Wellbeing Program: Our Health and Wellbeing Program is certified against the Victorian Health Workplaces Achievement Program. This program emphasises the holistic health of our employees, covering physical and mental wellbeing. 
  • Specialised Training Ground: North East Water provides its staff with training tailored to the water industry, ensuring that our team is equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge. Watch our training ground video below.


Employee Wellbeing Programs

We understand the importance of a healthy work-life balance. That's why we offer a range of programs aimed at improving the mental and physical wellbeing of our staff. These include:

  • Reimbursements for physiotherapy, chiropractic, and myotherapy treatment.
  • Discounts on prescription lenses.
  • Subsidised flu shots and annual skin cancer checks.
  • Discounted gym memberships through Fitness Passport.
  • Additional leave for blood donation.
  • Trained mental health first aiders providing support when needed.
  • Discounted private health through Medibank.
  • Onsite ergonomic assessments ensuring comfortable and safe workspaces.
  • Pets in the workplace that promote a positive and inclusive environment.
  • Social events including table tennis competitions, fun runs, and other engaging social activities.

At North East Water, we believe that a healthy and happy workforce contributes to the success of our organisation. Join us in creating a workplace where safety, health, and wellbeing are our top priorities.