Hagstrom Drilling is focused on creating a safe, healthy and environmentally responsible working environment for our valued employees, contractors and clients.

Health Safety & Environmental Management 

We are proud of the stringent safety standards in all of our work processes. Our Health, Safety and Environment Plan and Safe Work Procedures ensure we manage the risks inherent in our industry. We aim to create a safe, healthy and environmentally responsible working environment for our valued employees, contractors and clients through our:

  • Rigorous routine inspections and hazard identification procedures
  • Early identification and removal of workplace hazards
  • Monitoring and updating safety procedures to improve performance
  • Compliance with government regulation and legislations, namely; 
    • Occupational Safety & Health Act 1984
    • Western Australian Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 
    • Workers Compensation & Injury Management Act 1981
    • Safe Work Australia Codes of Practice
  • Insistence on a workplace culture of responsibility and accountability
  • Promotion of safety awareness among our employees and contractors
  • Ongoing assessment of work fitness
  • Programs for injury rehabilitation
  • Industry specific induction and training including MARCSTA, Whitecard and Mine Workers Health Surveillance (MWHS)
  • Extensive Safety Database and risk assessment processess

Employees are required to meet the following pre-employment checks and hold current certifications in the following:

  • Police clearance
  • Mine workers health surveillance
  • Senior first aid
  • Pre-employment Medical
  • Drug and Alcohol test
  • Construction Safety Awareness Training (White Card)
  • HR License

We believe that assessment and training are an important part of our Safety Program.  Which is why our employees are assessed using Drilling Industry Competency Standards and are trained in:

  • Australian Drilling Industry Training Programs;
    • Certificate II in Geotechnical, Environmental and Exploration Drilling
    • Cert III in Geotechnical, Environmental and Exploration Drilling
  • Senior First Aid
  • Job Safety Analysis
  • Safe Work Procedures
  • Hazardous Waste removal

We also have ongoing, practical training to develop general employee competence including:

  • 4WD Driver Training
  • Working at Heights
  • Manual Handling
  • HIAB Training
  • Job Hazard Analysis
  • Fire Extinguisher training
  • Sea survivor training

Our industry accreditation is based on Drilling Industry Competency Standards. We are:

  • Current members of the Australian Drilling Industry Association (ADIA)
  • Licensed Class 1&2 Waterwell drilling contractors
  • Pre-qualified contractors with many of our existing long term clients 

You can trust us with your project knowing it is in the safe, competent hands of industry professionals.