Amberley O.S.H.C.

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10.20 Environmental Management

OSHC Management recognise the need to ensure that activities undertaken through the program minimize environmental impact and are committed to establishing procedures that respect and care for our land and its resources.

Relevant Laws and other Provisions

The laws and other provisions affecting this policy include:

  • Environmental Protection Act 1994, Environmental Protection Regulation 2008
  • Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and Regulations 2011
  • NQS Area: 3
  • Policies: 1 – Educational Program Planning, 3.3 – Educator Practices,  4.12 – No Smoking, 4.13 – First Aid Waste Management, 5.5 – Cleaning and Sanitising, 6.5 – Use and Maintenance of Air Conditioning,  8.10 – Employee Orientation and Induction,  9.3 – Communication with Families, 9.3 – Communication with Community, 9.6 – Parent and Community Participation, 10.1 – Quality Compliance,


Amberley OSHC Management, in consultation with Amberley OSHC Nominated Supervisor, will develop procedures for relevant areas relating to environmental management and sustainability.   Areas may include (but not limited to):

  • Water usage;
  • Energy efficiency;
  • Waste management;
  • Use of chemicals;
  • Air quality;
  • Care of animals and vegetation; and
  • Consideration of the local environment.

Information will be provided to educators, families and the management committee in regards to issues affecting the way Amberley OSHC is dealing with environmental issues.

Amberley OSHC will encourage links and networking with families and the community on environmental issues by keeping them informed of what Amberley OSHC is doing and being aware of what others can bring to Amberley OSHC.

Reviewed 27 April 2015, Updated 12 May 2015

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