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Safety environmental consultants across Australia

Applied Environment & Safety are environmental consultants based in south east Queensland. Although we are based on the Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast, we have supported projects across Australia.

Working across Australia, our safety environmental consultants have broad experience of different legislative and best practice requirements. This vast understanding of compliance requirements means that we can implement the right solutions for your project.

From planning for large scale construction projects to updating management plans for ongoing operations, we have experience across different work phases. We also have experience across different industries including transport, power and transmission, and oil and gas. For more information on the types of industries that we support, visit our Industries Page.

In addition to environmental consulting, we have practical safety management skills. From developing work procedures to implementing workplace processes, we will ensure safe work practices are implemented during your operations.

Applied Environment & Safety support our clients during works through regular inspections and auditing. We use our practical experience to develop implementable recommendations as well as opportunities for improvement.

We believe in our industry and adding value to the clients that we support. Either providing technical support remotely or onsite implementation and compliance, we have the flexibility to provide the right level of support to you.

Click on the interactive map below for more information on the projects that we have supported.

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Downer

Environmental and Landowner Advisor for Transmission Line Maintenance

Runcorn to Eight Mile Plains, Queensland

Applied Environment & Safety provided onsite environmental and landowner support for this steel tower maintenance project located within the southern suburbs of Brisbane. Working on this transmission line included managing sensitivities such as adjacent to Bulimba Creek, near major motorways and within residential backyards.

Environmental support for this project included development of Site Based Management Plans and operational checklists. Ongoing environmental monitoring and liaison with nearby residents was undertaken during the abrasive blasting and painting works. Then supervision of the clean-up of the work sites and rehabilitation for project closure.

Downer

Environmental Advisor for Transmission Line Refurbishment

Gladstone, Queensland

Applied Environment & Safety provided environmental support to Downer for this refurbishment project in Gladstone, northern Queensland. This project included abrasive blasting and painting of corroded steel lattice structures on Powerlink’s transmission lines 1160 and 1161.

Environmental support for this project included environmental monitoring of blasting and painting operations, particularly adjacent to sensitive mangrove intertidal zones. As well as collection of paint and soil samples for analysis of potential contamination. By providing practical environmental management solutions throughout the project, positive environmental outcomes were achieved for all stakeholders.

Downer

Environmental Advisor for Transmission Line Refurbishment

Collinsville to Proserpine, Queensland

Applied Environment & Safety provided environmental support for the Powerlink Lines 1202 & 1240 refurbishment project. This project involved abrasive blasting and painting of 190 corroded steel lattice transmission line structures between Collinsville and Proserpine in northern Queensland.

Our support for this project included the development of Site Based Management Plans and Biosecurity Management Plans. Then environmental monitoring of the impacts of the works as well as collection of paint and soil samples for analysis of potential contamination. Our continuous monitoring and reporting of environmental requirements, combined with liaison with key stakeholders, added great value to the project.

Downer

Environmental and Landowner Advisor for Transmission Line Refurbishment

Mackay, Queensland

Downer engaged Applied Environment & Safety to provide onsite environmental and landowner support for this Powerlink transmission line maintenance project. This $10 million project involved abrasive blasting and painting of corroded steel structures within cropping land between Alligator Creek and Eton in northern Queensland.

Our support included preparation of Site Based Management Plans, environmental monitoring and environmental reporting. As well as landholder liaison and notification in regards to the works. We worked closely with all stakeholders throughout the project to ensure positive environmental outcomes and good working relationships.

Powerlines in an outback paddock

Downer

Environmental and Landowner Advisor for Transmission Line Rebuild

Wagga Wagga, NSW

Downer engaged Applied Environment & Safety to provide environmental and landholder support throughout this transmission line rebuild project. This $20 million project was completed over 18 months and involved the replacement of 250 wooden pole structures.

Our support to the project commenced during planning with the development of the Construction Environmental Management Plan and other environmental approvals. Then onsite environmental management and landholder liaison support during construction through to rehabilitation.

Working in collaboration with Downer, the project was successfully completed with no environmental non-compliances and strong working relationships with landholders.

Downer

Environmental and Landowner Advisor for Transmission Line Rebuild

Wagga Wagga to Tumut, NSW

Applied Environment & Safety provided environmental and landowner support for this TransGrid transmission line rebuild project. This project was completed over 18 months and involved the replacement of wooden pole structures spanning 80 km across diverse landscapes from Wagga Wagga and Tumut in NSW.

Our support to the project commenced during planning with the development of the Construction Environmental Management Plan, Site Access Plans and other environmental approvals. We provided onsite environmental management and landholder liaison support throughout construction.

Following completion of the works, disturbed areas were rehabilitated in accordance with the requirements of landowners and best practice. We worked closely with landowners throughout the project to ensure a mutual understanding of how disturbed areas would be remediated.

Downer

Environmental and Safety Advisor for Transmission Line Remediation

Bathurst, NSW

Applied Environment & Safety was engaged by Downer to provide environmental and safety support for multiple TransGrid Low Span Remediation projects within the Bathurst region.

Our support included the development of Construction Environmental Management Plans; Site Access Plans and Emergency Management Plans. Then onsite environmental, safety and heritage management support for these projects. The flexibility in the delivery of our support to these projects was greatly beneficial to our client adding to the value to each of these projects.

Windmills

Downer

Environmental Advisor for Transmission Line & Substation Planning

Mudgee, NSW

Applied Environment & Safety provided support during the planning phase for this new transmission line and substation construction project connecting to Crudine Ridge Wide Farm.

Our support included development of the Construction Environmental Management Plan and issue specific sub-plans including sediment & erosion control, waterway crossings and vegetation clearing. We also managed specialist consultants undertaking the pre-clearing flora and fauna assessments.

Our knowledge of transmission line construction requirements and the potential associated environmental risks, allows us to develop effective and efficient controls for our client.

 

Health and Safety Inspection - Warehouse

Chess Moving

Implementation of Health & Safety Management System

Archerfield, Queensland

Applied Environment & Safety provide ongoing health and safety support to Chess Moving, Brisbane. This includes quarterly inspections of the warehouse and development of recommendations report. We have also provided assistance with their Australian Furniture Removers Association (AFRA) membership audit and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) inspection.

To assist with the implementation of their Management System, we have developed warehouse specific health & safety forms, checklists and registers. As well as delivering staff and contractor training and inductions. 

Lighthouse Safety and Compliance

Environmental and Safety Inspections of Golf Courses

Sunshine Coast, Queensland

Applied Environment & Safety regularly undertakes environmental inspections of golf course operations on behalf of Lighthouse Safety and Compliance. These inspections include hazardous substances storage, waste management, soil and water management and energy use.

In addition, we have provided safety support to golf course operations including inspections and reporting, forklift operational safety assessment, hazardous substances inventories and policy reviews.

Environmental Audit & Safety Consulting for Onshore Oil and Gas

Buru Energy

Environmental and Safety Plans for Oil and Gas Operations

Perth, Western Australia

Buru Energy regularly engages Applied Environment & Safety to prepare Environment Plans and Safety Management Plans for oil and gas operations. Buru Energy is an onshore petroleum exploration and production company operating in the northwest region of Western Australia in an area known in geological terms as the Canning Superbasin.

Our environmental support to Buru has included the development of environmental management plans for infrastructure upgrades at the Ungani Oil Production Facility as well as seismic surveys and well drilling for exploration operations. Other support has included the review and development of safety and emergency management plans and procedures.

We work in collaboration with Buru to understand the scope of works, identify relevant risks and suggest practical risk mitigation measures.

Oil Drill at Sunrise

Rey Resources

Environmental Document Review for Oil and Gas Operations

Canning Basin, Western Australia

Rey Resources engaged Applied Environment & Safety to undertake a review of their management plan for compliance with regulatory and best practice requirements. Rey Resources undertakes onshore oil and gas exploration operations within the Canning Basin in northwestern Western Australia.

Our support to Rey Resources included a review of their Environment and Heritage Management Plan as well as supporting environmental operational procedures. Our knowledge of onshore oil and gas operations, the potential environmental risks, and management measures ensured an effective review of their operational documents.

 

Downer

Environmental Planning for Transmission Line Upgrade

Whyalla to Port Lincoln, South Australia

Applied Environment & Safety provided environmental support in the early contractor involvement (ECI) stage of the ElectraNet Eyre Peninsula transmission line upgrade project. This $290 million project involves constructing a new 270 km double-circuit transmission line from Whyalla to Port Lincoln in South Australia as well as major construction works on substations.

Our environmental support for this ECI phase involved input into design, site scoping and development of management plans for construction. Our knowledge of transmission line construction phases, and the potential associated environmental risks, allowed us to develop effective controls for our client.

Hazell Bros

Environmental Inspections for Bruce Highway Upgrades

Gympie to Maryborough, Queensland

Applied Environment & Safety provided environmental inspection and auditing support to Hazell Bros during the Bruce Highway intersection upgrades and safety widening project located between Gympie and Maryborough.

The environmental audit was based on compliance with the Environmental Management Plan. The ongoing inspections included sediment and erosion controls, waste and water management and hazardous substance storage and use. Short reports were developed for submission to Department of Transport and Main Roads.

 

PCA Ground Engineering

Environmental Audit for Transmission Line Works

Yass, NSW

Applied Environment & Safety were engaged by PCA Ground Engineering to complete environmental audits of transmission line maintenance works on TranGrid Lines 4 and 5 located between Yass and Marulan, NSW.

The environmental audits were based on compliance with the Construction Environmental Management Plan and Sediment and Erosion Control Plans. Recommendations and opportunities for improvement were provided to the client. As well as short reports developed for submission to TransGrid.

 

Downer

Environmental Advisor for Transmission Line Construction

Whyalla to Port Lincoln, South Australia

Applied Environment & Safety provided environmental planning support during the early contractor involvement (ECI) stage of ElectraNet’s Eyre Peninsula transmission line upgrade project. We are now providing environmental management support during the construction stage of this important South Australian infrastructure project.

Following the rigorous and successful planning phase, construction is now underway for this $290 million project. Applied Environment & Safety is continuing to provide support in an onsite environmental advisory role during the construction phase.

Our continuing support ensures environmental compliance with regulatory approvals and environmental management plans. As well as ongoing field based environmental risk management across this large scale, multi-faceted construction project.

Environmental Management - Road Embankment

PCA Ground Engineering

Environmental Management Plans and Inspections

Noosa, Queensland

Applied Environment & Safety provided environmental support to PCA Ground Engineering during the road embankment stabilisation project at Sunrise Beach, Noosa, Queensland. The works are vital to maintaining the long-term serviceability of the road and drainage infrastructure at this location.

Our role on this project was to provide technical environmental support. This included the development of a Construction Environmental Management Plan; Sediment and Erosion Control Plan; and Rehabilitation Plan. Then we undertook inspections of the works during construction to ensure compliance with the controls for the environmental aspects.

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Featured Project

Environmental Planning for Transmission Line Upgrade

Whyalla to Port Lincoln, South Australia

Applied Environment & Safety provided environmental support in the early contractor involvement (ECI) stage of the ElectraNet Eyre Peninsula transmission line upgrade project. This $290 million project involves constructing a new 270 km double-circuit transmission line from Whyalla to Port Lincoln in South Australia as well as major construction works on substations.

Our environmental support for this ECI phase involved input into design, site scoping and development of management plans for construction. Our knowledge of transmission line construction phases, and the potential associated environmental risks, allowed us to develop effective controls for our client.

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