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Darwalla Group, Mt Cotton

Category one – Best work health and safety management system

Darwalla is a poultry producer with hatcheries, breeder farms, broiler farms, live bird catching, live bird transport, feed transport and maintenance sites across South East Queensland and northern New South Wales.

Darwalla's customised safety management system, 'Beyond best practice', takes a three phase approach and was designed to meet the unique nature of its operations.

  1. Safety at all stages – risk management, injury prevention and minimisation.
  2. Safety communication – reporting and feedback.
  3. Safety assistance.

Darwalla combines training, consultation and recognition to maintain safety, skills, efficiency and staff morale. The company has achieved a 23 per cent reduction in workers' compensation premiums over two years, 100 per cent attendance at tool box talks and training sessions, and fostered a positive attitude towards work health and safety.

Darwalla Group of Companies
Darwalla Group staff members onsite.