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Chevron Australia

Workplace Profile

Chevron Australia is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies and has been present in Australia for more than 60 years. With the ingenuity and commitment of thousands of workers, Chevron Australia operates the Gorgon and Wheatstone LNG and domestic gas facilities; manages its equal one-sixth interest in the North West Shelf Venture; operates Australia’s largest onshore oilfield on Barrow Island; and is a significant investor in exploration.

Health and Wellbeing Profile

The Chevron Wellness Program is coordinated by the Wellness Program Coordinator with the aim of creating a safer, healthier environment for the Chevron workforce and the communities in which the business operates. The Wellness Program is aligned to Chevron's needs and business requirements and is constantly evolving to deliver strategic, innovative and meaningful initiatives. 

"We place the highest priority on the safety and wellbeing of our workforce and the communities we operate in, and continuously aim to improve our productivity, reduce high-consequence incidents and ensure we maintain a safe, diverse and inclusive workplace," says Candy Lethridge, Wellness Program Coordinator.

Chevron has maintained its status as a Gold Recognised Healthy Workplace since 2014. Congratulations, Chevron Australia. 

Planning

Governed by a Wellness Committee of 21 members, the Chevron Wellness Program supports employees to make healthy lifestyle choices through interactive workshops and events, educational seminars and targeted campaigns. Senior Management support is viewed as a vital component to the Wellness Program as it brings visibility to various initiatives and provides leadership and endorsement of a particular action or cause. In addition, engagement and staff participation is also regarded by Chevron as critical to the success of any wellness program.  

Health and Wellbeing Program Activities

Chevron's Wellness Program is designed to support health and wellbeing by providing a range of services and initiatives such as:

  • Dedicated Program Coordinator and Wellness Committee to oversee and plan program activities
  • Smoke-free Policy and Quit Smoking Support Program
  • Healthy Catering Guidelines which outlines at least 80% of the food served be in the identified healthy range
  • Staff online health platform 'Healthy You'
  • Education and awareness-raising sessions regarding bowel cancer and other health issues
  • Sit-stand work stations
  • End of trip facilities including bike racks, lockers, showers and drying room
  • Gift Guidelines which recommends healthier alternatives for gifts and rewards (such as gym bags, water bottles, hats etc) and prohibits alcohol 
  • Free registration and participation in community physical activity events such as City to Surf
  • Individual health assessments including the provision of flu vaccinations and skin cancer screenings
  • Fully equipped gymnasium facilities and fitness sessions such as yoga and pilates 
  • Annual staff wellness fair

Annual workplace surveys are conducted to measure and guide future planning for Wellness Program activities.

"Chevron Employee Survey Results revealed employees believe the company cares about their safety, health and wellbeing."

Three top tips from Chevron Australia:

  1. Establish a strong foundation - develop and design a clear wellness strategy for your organisation
  2. Establish program governance - identify key stakeholders internally and externally through which to engage, deliver and promote wellness program offerings
  3. Consolidate and coordinate wellness services offerings - integrate programs across existing channels and through multiple modes of delivery

 

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Industry Mining
Workplace size 200+
Location Western Australia
Current Achievement
Candy Lethridge Wellness Program Coordinator - September 2019

"Chevron Australia is committed to supporting initiatives that help create a mentally and physically healthy workforce."


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