ONLINE INDUCTION EXTERNAL CONTRACTORS
GCCM requires contractors to provide Certificates of Currency. These requirements apply to all work done for or within an onsite business including deliveries/collections/sales representatives, on boats in the water, or in the shipyard area, including detailing. Please upload copies below.
Contractors and Tenants are required to ensure that they are physically fit and capable of undertaking the work for which they have been contracted.
Any accident or incident that results in property damage or injury, or in environmental harm, or threatens environmental harm, must be reported immediately to a GCCM staff member.
Any person requiring first aid treatment is to immediately contact either GCCM Administration office by phoning: 07 5502 5888 or a GCCM Staff member.
Each contractor is required to provide a risk assessment (Job Safety Analysis or Safe Work Method Statement) prior commencing any job that involves a certain risk to marina property, vessels or the environment.
Safety valves are to be utilised in the use of compressed air. Cylinders are to be stored and used in a secure and upright position. All air-lines are to be securely joined to prevent separation during operation.
All electrical equipment and leads must be tested and tagged before being used at GCCM. On arrival on site, or during your work at GCCM your electrical equipment may be inspected by a GCCM representative.
Electrical leads must be switched off at the point of power supply and removed when not in use. Extension leads must be kept as short as possible and must be located and protected in such a manner as to prevent damage from vehicular traffic, hot equipment and the water. Taped joints, double adapters and piggyback plugs are not to be used.
Where petrol or diesel-powered equipment is used on site, fuel must be stored in satisfactory metal safety containers. Contractors are to ensure that adequate ventilation is provided when using petrol or diesel-powered equipment and that sufficient non-smoking signs are displayed.
Fire hoses are not to be used for any purpose other than for the fighting of fires. This is an authority requirement and any misuse of fire hoses may result in a fine of up to $5,000
A Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for all hazardous substances must be available upon request by a GCCM staff member. All users must be familiar with, and understand the first aid and control measures required.
Adequate fire protection must be provided. A suitable fire extinguisher must be securely attached to each electric or oxyacetylene or Oxy-LPG welding plant brought on site. Welding operations must be screened to protect all personnel against flashes. All gas cylinders, including propane, must be restrained i.e. in a trolley. A Hot Work Permit must be completed prior to any welding commencing. Flash-back arrestors must also be fitted to each hose end.
No machinery, hand tool or other equipment is to be operated without effective guards.
Appropriate personal protective equipment and clothing, including shoes, must be worn always.
Scissor lift and boom lift hire is available via the GCCM Administration Office, please see the Operations Manager for details on rates. Any person operating either a boom or scissor lift, must present their relevant EWP license prior to operation.
Work platforms must be fitted with suitable edge protection (including top and mid rails) and comply with the WHS Regulations and relevant Standards.Platform ladders are to be used in preference to stepladders.
Ladders must be labelled as industrially rated and (minimum 120 kgs).
Single and extension ladders are to be tied-off at the top and secured on even ground at the bottom. No one is permitted to work from the top step of a ladder including freestanding industrial ladders.
Three (3) points of contact must be maintained always whilst on a single or extension ladder.
Ladders are not to be used as a work platform (except for platform ladders).
Safety harnesses must be worn and properly secured at heights greater than 2 meters and when using elevating work platforms (EWPs).
Safety harnesses must be worn and secured to a suitable anchor point whenever working atop any vessels.
Any work undertaken on Gold Coast City Marina that could result in a pollution incident must be safeguarded against. This may require the pre-deployment of floating booms or drop sheets. Any contractor/tenant found in breach of environmental legislative requirements will be reported to the Environmental Health Officer at the Gold Coast City Council. Any penalties incurred by the marina because of a contractor’s breach of Environmental Legislation will be recovered from the relevant party. It is the contractor’s responsibility to determine if the activities that they are to undertake on the marina or shipyard could result in a pollution incident. If any doubt exists, consult with the GCCM Operations Manager before commencing your work.
Any mechanical repairs and / or engine servicing are to be conducted in such a manner as to prevent any oil or waste oil products from entering the vessel’s bilge or from being spilled into the water.
All operations and activities occurring on the premises must be conducted in such a manner that will not cause offensive noise or fumes.
Only work of a minor nature is to take place on vessels in wet berths. Major sanding, scraping and painting are only to occur on the shipyard area, undercover within a refit shed or a larger superyacht shed. All residue from such operations is to be disposed of correctly. Please contact the GCCM Operations Manager for waste service providers details. Under no circumstances is residue to be placed in the Marinas general waste bins.
Any paint or anti-fouling spillages on a hardstand area are to be wiped up. Spillages are not to be hosed down into the drains. The use of a drop sheet is recommended.
Spillages occurring in the hardstand area are to be contained and cleaned up immediately.
Potential Environmental Impacts:
Re-fueling of vessels is not permitted, unless the vessel is berthed at the fuel wharf. For details regarding larger bulk fuel deliveries, contact the GCCM Operations Manager.
When contractors are washing and cleaning boats, care is to be taken to minimise the amount of run off that goes into the water. Only appropriate bio-degradable detergents are to be used. The use of a trigger nozzle device on the hose to prevent excess water being wasted is recommended.
Any water restrictions that may be in place, require strict adherence from the contractor.
No waste must be allowed to enter the water. Waste includes, but is not limited to, paint, varnish, wood and fiberglass dust, oil or oil based products and oily bilge water. Waste bins are located around the marina. We expect contractors to recycle waste where appropriate. A waste recovery center is located on the shipyard opposite shed G50.
Oil, oil products and drained oil filters, scrap metal (including anodes), batteries, acids and all other harmful waste generated by the contractor is to be taken off-site by the contractor
Work areas must be kept clean and tidy with prompt removal of all garbage. Oily rags, and any flammable material residue are to be disposed of correctly. They are not to be placed in the marina’s rubbish bins. The marina pontoons and walkways are to be kept clear always.
Work areas must be encapsulated/shielded and dust/waste must be contained using extraction equipment. Any work of this nature needs to be signed off by GCCM staff prior to commencement.
It is the responsibility of the contractor/tenant to remove all rubbish.
Any marina property damaged by a contractor will be repaired at the relevant party’s expense.
GCCM reserves the right to ask contractors to wear clothing that is in keeping with safety requirements.
Contractors must always conduct themselves in a manner acceptable to GCCM. Loud, coarse or abusive language will not be tolerated.
Are provided for the convenience of boat owners only and are not to be used for any work-related business under any circumstances.
The Marina Administration Office hours are 8:00am to 5:00pm
The Shipyard and Dry Storage operating hours are from 7.30am – 4.00pm
Under no circumstances is a contractor/tenant to unplug any other vessel’s power supply to operate power tools or accessories.
Contractors/tenants are to ensure that ‘no smoking’ restrictions at the Fuel Wharf and other designated areas are observed and adhered to.
Outside contractors are prohibited from distributing promotional or advertising pamphlets, business cards or samples whilst working at our facility.
Outside contractors must use the portable lavatory facilities located at the end of Shed G50.
Located at the end of Shed G50.
I hereby apply for registration as an approved contractor at GCCM.
I acknowledge and understand the GCCM Terms & Conditions regarding the Health, Safety and Environmental Requirements outlined in this web form induction process.
I further agree to ensure that all of my employees, agents or sub-contractors (if applicable) are fully aware of these requirements and obligations and shall abide by them at all times.