Lendlease continues to be recognised for its exemplary health & safety efforts at the Workplace Safety & Health Council’s Workplace Safety & Health (WSH) Awards 2018. For the third consecutive year, Lendlease’s Retail business is being awarded the WSH Performance (Silver) award. Two construction projects undertaken by Lendlease are also receiving the Safety and Health Award Recognition for Projects (SHARP).
Lendlease’s Retail business manages the malls 313@somerset, Jem and Parkway Parade. While not a sector traditionally associated with workplace safety, Lendlease-managed malls have gone the distance to implement initiatives to keep shoppers safe. For example, the malls’ operations teams regularly engage tenants to raise awareness on fire safety, as well as work with WSHC to bring retailers onboard the bizSAFE journey.
Lendlease’s Head of Environment, Health & Safety, Assurance, Reggie Lim, “We believe everyone has the right to go home safely to their loved ones at the end of the day. As a developer, builder and asset manager, we embrace a proactive and holistic approach to managing risks in relation to design, construction, facilities management and asset management. This includes working closely with all stakeholders within the property value chain to create places with safety as a top priority.”
The two SHARP awards are in recognition of Lendlease’s delivery of two projects for biotech giant Amgen – construction of its Next-Gen Workplace building and expansion of an existing manufacturing facility. Lendlease provided engineering, and project and construction management services on the projects.
Mr Lim added, “As part of our operating culture, Safety, Quality and Excellence in delivery go hand-in-hand. Through the use of integrated digital delivery and tools such as BIM (Building Information Modelling) for design coordination, documentation and sequencing, we are able to improve construction, safety and quality outcomes on projects. Another focal area is workplace traffic safety management, where we put in robust measures to segregate vehicles and pedestrians and keep pedestrians safe on our projects.”