HEALTH and SAFETY Commitment

All Aotea companies are committed to actively promoting and improving health and safety. As a matter of policy, the company recognises and accepts its responsibility to ensure that each of its employees shall be provided with a safe and healthy place in which to work.

Systems

Aotea Group use Mango as our online H&S management system.

To review, visit www.mangolive.com

Training

As well as in-house safety training, our entire site workforce have undergone training for Site Safe, EWRB safe working practices, CPR and first aid. Refresher courses are undertaken every two years.

Health and Safety Record

Aotea Group has had zero fatalities and no prosecutions.

ACC Partnership Plan

Aotea's Canterbury and Queenstown companies have achieved accreditation to Tertiary Status, all other Aotea Companies have achieved Secondary level in the ACC Partnership Programme, with the exception of Oamaru and The Bay of Plenty.

The Aotea Group goal is to achieve Tertiary-level status in all of our companies by 2016.

 

Health and Safety

Safety Plan

A site-specific safety plan is developed for each major project. Included in the plan are:

  • site induction procedures
  • site safety requirements and toolbox meetings
  • requirements and procedures for inspection and testing of equipment
  • hazard identification and hazard control procedures
  • evacuation plans
  • site safety audit procedures
  • accident investigation and reporting procedures
  • subcontractor safety management

A sample document can be made available on request.

Safety Policy

Aotea Group Holdings Ltd and associated companies are committed to creating an environment that promotes employee, visitor and contractor health and safety. This will be achieved by:

  • Ensuring vehicles, equipment, properties and work sites are designed, operated and maintained in a safe condition.
  • Compliance with health and safety-related legislation and codes of practice is considered a minimum.
  • Safeguarding employees, visitors and contractors from unnecessary hazards; and where such hazards cannot be eliminated or isolated, the exposure will be minimised.
  • Timely and accurate reporting and investigation of accidents, incidents and new hazards.
  • Encouraging the participation and consultation of all employees.
  • Adopting a process of continuous improvement.
  • Clearly defining employee and employer responsibilities
  • Expecting staff use safe methods to protect "work mates", the public and themselves.