Services

Operational Business Continuity Planning and Risk Management

Down time causes significant stress within a business that adversely impacts on profitability, reputation and its ability to maintain sustainability. AthoGroup works closely with you and your business decision makers in identifying the true risk profile of your organisation that can’t be insured, yet have a significant impact on the ability for your business to continue under adverse conditions or circumstances.

We help you identify and reduce risks to people, buildings, plant and equipment through our comprehensive audit process and business continuity system. The AthoGroup process looks at your entire business premises, its location, layout and supply chain to identify and address the full range of risks that could potentially impact your organisation.

We also train your staff to respond to potential and real risks including fire, floods or other natural disasters, to reduce the impact of on your business.

Would your business be able to operate effectively in the event of;

  • Reputational damage due to direct or indirect incidents or activities?
  • A neighboring building causing the issue and isolating your premises?
  • A natural disaster i.e. flood, cyclone or earthquake?
  • Critical workplace incident i.e. fire, explosion, accident or spill?
  • Terrorism or physical intrusion?

 

Don’t leave your operational business continuity and emergency response processes to chance or improvisation. Call the AthoGroup to help you implement clear plans to ensure your business ‘survival following a disruptive natural disaster.

Engage us to help you create a safer and more sustainable workforce.

Contact us today for a free, no-obligation consultation.

You can call Julie on 0439 747 110. email julie@athogroup.com.au or Click here to fill out a form.

Property and Facilities Management Consulting

The building your business occupies is most likely owned by a separate entity within your wider business structure or by a third party. This does not matter as the owner is the Landlord and your business is the Tenant. AthoGroup has extensive experience and qualifications in the disciplines of property and facilities management consulting.

We take a holistic and structured approach to both components to ensure your business can operate effectively while complying with legislation and is well maintained.

Our property management consulting services include;

  • Alignment of the responsibilities between the Landlord, Tenant and Body Corporate (if applicable)
  • Development of the maintenance programs of the major asset
  • Assisting with compliance in relation to
    • legislative instruments, regulations and codes
    • operational and administration layout design

Our facilities management consulting services include;

  • Utilities and services maintenance programs including “whole of life” and “scheduled” encompassing
    • Air conditioning
    • Water and water usage areas
    • Lifts and people moving infrastructure
    • Electrical and energy management
    • General building maintenance i.e. cleaning, pest control
  • Fit out and make good provisions
  • Understanding facility maintenance obligations under the lease

Engage us to help you create a safer and more sustainable workforce.

Contact us today for a FREE, no-obligation consultation.

You can call Julie on 0439 747 110. email julie@athogroup.com.au or Click here to fill out a form.

Project and Contractor Management Consulting

Contractor Management Consulting

AthoGroup focuses on ensuring your business operation systems relating to the management of contractors is comprehensive and facilitates a pre-emptive process in achieving compliance while remaining operationally flexible. Our system clearly identifies and records the roles, responsibilities and legislative requirements of these contractors to ensure they do not add risk into your business.

At AthoGroup we will design your Contractor Management System to suit your individual business needs. We take into consideration your existing system and your risk appetite.   Our system can consist of the following steps:

  • Pre-Qualification of all trades and services
  • On-boarding of approved trades and services
  • Compliance and risk management requirements – Internal and external
  • Review of performance and compliance of engaged trades and services
  • Registers and advanced notice mechanisms
  • Activity and status reports

We assist your business in development and maintenance of the contractor register including an advance notice mechanism that is aligned to your business flow. This ensures scheduled maintenance programs do not interfere with the business and occur in known low demand periods.

AthoGroup has access to an extensive network of trades who already comply with most robust Contractor Management Systems.

Engage us to help you create a safer and more sustainable workforce. Contact us today for a FREE, no-obligation consultation.

You can call Julie on 0439 747 110. email julie@athogroup.com.au or Click here to fill out a form.

Project Management Consulting

As an experienced and qualified project manager AthoGroup can develop, manage and implement project plans for clients across a range of major and minor functions. Business continuity is critical when implementing a specific project inside your business therefore AthoGroup can develop a plan that is tailored to your business operations, risk profile and other strategic considerations.

Our experience in the commercial, manufacturing, warehousing and utilities infrastructure sectors enables AthoGroup to understand the specific nature of your project including its interaction throughout your supply chain segments. We have completed projects in relation to

  • Fit out and / or make good
  • Business relocation
  • Machinery and factory redesign and upgrades
  • Modernising warehousing infrastructure and systems
  • Systems integration specifically in relation to safety, environment, people management and learning, supplier management and contractor management

AthoGroup also has access an extensive network of trusted trades, maintenance and logistics professionals to ensure the right project team for your business can be engaged.

Engage us to help you create a safer and more sustainable workforce. Contact us today for a FREE, no-obligation consultation.

You can call Julie on 0439 747 110. email julie@athogroup.com.au or Click here to fill out a form.

Work Health and Safety and Environmental Management

The AthoGroup WHS&E system is developed through a behavioural framework to ensure it works for your business and provides it with a competitive advantage.

Our behavioural safety and environmental management approach achieves a whole of workforce ownership and participation, leading to a genuinely safe and productive workplace.

While it’s important for your business to comply with all work health and safety legislation, we understand that every organisation is unique. As a result, we provide a system that is tailored to your business’ size, structure, technology, operating procedures and capacities.

We focus as much on staff attitude and workplace culture as compliance, giving your business the systems it needs to achieve its work safety goals.

The AthoGroup WHS&E system consists of

  • Master policy and management plan
  • Policy statement
  • Procedures
  • Forms and templates
  • Registers and document control frameworks

Services include:

  • Workplace reviews and audits
  • Systems design, development and implementation
  • Facilitation of meetings
  • Ongoing training

Engage us to help you create a safer and more sustainable workforce. Contact us today for a FREE, no-obligation consultation.

You can call Julie on 0439 747 110. email julie@athogroup.com.au or Click here to fill out a form.

Fire and Emergency Evacuation Management

The AthoGroup does not have a one size fits all approach to Fire compliance and safety as we understand that it is building, business and location specific. AthoGroup takes the time and effort to understand the purpose and functions of your business while undertaking Audits and before embarking on the development of your plans, equipment supply and workplace training.

We fully acknowledge that all buildings must comply with the relevant legislations, regulations and codes however as the provider of holistic business continuity services AthoGroup ensures the three critical parties involved understand and are responsible for their specific compliance regimes. These parties include the Landlord (building owner), Tenant (building occupier) and Body Corporate (complex administrator / manager).

All AthoGroup team members and sub-contractors consist of and adhere to the following;

  • Our fire, emergency and WH&S experts help you identify the full range of risks to the staff, property and equipment present in your workplace. We then ensure your workplace is both safe and legally compliant.
  • First and foremost, we ensure that your business complies with your relevant state regulations (Queensland Building Fire Regulations 2008, Northern Territory – Fire and Emergency Regulation 2011, and Tasmania: General Fire Regulations 2010) where regulations do not apply we recommend following Australian Standards AS3745 – Emergency Planning for Facilities.
  • We’ll audit your workplace, train your staff, advise on fire safety systems and maintenance and produce fire safety signage. We’ll also act as your fire safety advisor where required under Building Fire Safety regulations and assist with inspections.

The AthoGroup FEEM system consists of

  • Master policy and management plan
  • Policy statement
  • Procedures
  • Forms and templates
  • Registers and document control frameworks

Services include:

  • Workplace reviews and audits
  • Systems design, development and implementation
  • Facilitation of meetings
  • Ongoing training and demonstrations

Engage us to help you create a safer and more sustainable workforce. Contact us today for a FREE, no-obligation consultation.

You can call Julie on 0439 747 110. email julie@athogroup.com.au or Click here to fill out a form.

Training and Assessment

The principal of AthoGroup is a qualified education professional and workplace trainer and assessor offering:

  • Short courses
  • Specific topic elements
  • Individual and group sessions
  • Practical demonstrations and hands on application

AthoGroup has access to over 80 specific training modules that include assessment material. Senior management and Board training includes:

  • Legislative updates
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Critical incident management
  • Fire and Emergency Evacuation Management training includes:
    • Fire Warden and Chief Fire Warden
    • Emergency evacuation drills
    • Compliance updates

Workplace Health and Safety and Environmental Management training includes:

  • Effective Committee Management
  • Tool box talks
  • Incident management
  • Compliance updates

Engage us to help you create a safer and more sustainable workforce. Contact us today for a FREE, no-obligation consultation.

You can call Julie on 0439 747 110. email julie@athogroup.com.au or Click here to fill out a form.