Health and safety

At Sydney Motorway Corporation all employees have the opportunity to contribute to a safe and positive workspace where actions, decisions and behaviours put the wellbeing and welfare of our people, our contractors and the community first and foremost.

Sydney Motorway Corporation strives to achieve and maintain a proactive and positive safety culture, characterised by:

  • Collaboration with our people and our stakeholders
  • Communication founded on mutual trust
  • Shared understanding of the importance of Work Health and Safety (WHS)
  • Confidence in the effectiveness of Sydney Motorway Corporation’s Work Health and Safety management systems.

Managing WHS

Our Work Health and Safety management system outlines how Sydney Motorway Corporation manages its WHS risk and fulfils its WHS obligations.

Staff training, toolbox talks, executive safety leadership forums, team safety discussions and ongoing safety campaigns enable employees to understand their individual roles and obligations under our WHS policy.

Sydney Motorway Corporation WHS framework


Safety Standards

In December 2016 WestConnex gained certification against the Australian and International Standards for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems AS/NZS4801 and OHSAS18001 demonstrating WestConnex's Work Health and Safety Management Systems have been developed, implemented and maintained in accordance with Australian and International Standards.