Environment

Ottoway Engineering Pty Ltd views Environmental Management as a key and critical requirement in the way we do business. Our vision is summed up in our Environment Policy, our effectiveness detailed within our Environmental Management System and our commitment reflected by our performance records.

Ottoway Engineering acknowledge that the very nature of projects undertaken, as well as the methods explored, as well as plant and equipment used, all have the potential to adversely impact the environment. Therefore, our approach to Environment Management is similar to those taken with safety management and that is to be proactive driven and not reactive. As a result to this approach, Ottoway Engineering have an excellent environmental record and is committed to maintaining that record.

Ottoway Engineering have an established and effective Environmental Management System but understand one size does not fit all, as such Project Environment plans shall be developed to meet client and project specific requirements. Ottoway Engineering also take responsibility for the overall performance of any subcontractors and  the standards set by Ottoway Engineering are the minimum standards to which we manage and control our subcontractors.  

Ottoway Engineering accepts the following environmental ideals:

  • Protect existing flora and fauna as much as possible
  • Prevent pollution to the atmosphere, ground, catchments and waterways
  • Minimise the erosion effects of our plant and equipment
  • Minimise and dispose of all waste in an environmentally responsible manner
  • Repair damaged road surfacing and/or easements
  • Reinstate fencing if it was removed in the course of our work
  • Removal of any contaminated topsoil and replacement
  • Carry out any re-seeding as may be required.