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Health & Safety Policy

Resene is committed to providing a healthy and safe working environment for our employees, contractors and visitors to our workplace.

Health and Safety Roles and Responsibilities

The responsibility for Health and Safety is a shared one between the company (employer) and our employees, contractors and visitors with the company having the primary duty for ensuring safety at our workplace.

Management (Employer) Responsibilities

  • Identify and document all risks to health and safety in the workplace.
  • Implement and document appropriate control measures to eliminate or minimise risks to health and safety.
  • Provide health and safety information, training, instruction and supervision.
  • Encourage employee consultation and participation in matters relating to health and safety.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely reporting of all accidents, incidents, injuries and near misses.
  • Support injured staff to return to work safely as early as possible.
  • Provide support and resource so that systems are maintained and improved.
  • Meet our obligations under the Health and Safety at Work Regulations 2016, all relevant Standards, Codes of Practice and Best Practice Guidelines.

Employee’s Responsibilities

  • Observing all safe work procedures, rules and instructions.
  • Actively contribute to identification and management of risks to health and safety.
  • Participate in health and safety training.
  • Adopt safe work practices and encourage others to do the same.
  • Ensure that all accidents, incidents, injuries and near misses are reported to a manager promptly and accurately.

All employees, contractors and visitors must observe, implement and fulfil the company’s statutory obligations under New Zealand legislation.

Nick Nightingale
Managing Director

Download this policy as a PDF

February 2020

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