Melbourne Cricket Ground - Our Policy
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Our Policy

The Melbourne Cricket Club is committed to achieving and maintaining a safe environment for our employees, contractors, promoters, users, tenants and patrons of our grounds and will do so in a proactive, consultative and positive manner.

The club believes in the importance of providing and maintaining a safe and healthy work environment and actively promoting safe working conditions and practices. Our objective is to focus on the importance of health and safety in both daily work functions and as the provider of a major public facility.

The club and its management will: 

  • Provide safe work conditions and a safe system of work. 
  • Require staff and contractors to comply with relevant legislation and ensure they have the necessary training. 
  • Use a safety management system to track our performance and ensure potential hazards are reported and addressed rapidly. 
  • Encourage staff participation in the development and implementation of OH&S policies and procedures. 
  • Encourage participation in the resolution of safety issues.

Staff (and contractors) will:

  • Observe safety procedures, rules and relevant legislation.
  • Involve themselves in the identification and resolution of work place hazards.
  • Maintain safe practices in the performance of their work and take care for the safety of others who may be affected by their action.

Safety Committee members will:

  • Assist in the resolution of safety issues within their designated area, in consultation with management.
  • Assist in the identification of safety issues.
  • Actively promote safe working practices.
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THE immediate reactions were shock and sadness from across the globe as news of Phillip Hughes’ tragic death filtered through on Thursday.

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AS the cricket community wrestles with what to do next after Phillip Hughes’ death, RON REED writes the first Test against India should proceed, with the result mattering less than the symbolism of playing it.

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PHILLIP Hughes’ family and Australian captain Michael Clarke have delivered an emotional goodbye after the batsman tragically died from a head injury today.

Herald Sun

AUSTRALIAN cricketer Phillip Hughes has died after being struck in the head while batting at the Sydney Cricket Ground. He was 25.

Herald Sun

IT is doubtful whether any incident has caused more widespread grief in Australian cricket than the loss of one of the game’s most likeable characters.

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