The purpose of this Health and Safety Policy is to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of all employees, contractors, visitors, and stakeholders associated with Seeit. This policy outlines our commitment to providing a safe and healthy work environment and complying with all relevant health and safety legislation and regulations in New Zealand.

This policy applies to all Seeit employees, contractors, visitors, and stakeholders involved in any activities related to Seeit's operations in New Zealand. It encompasses all work locations, including office premises, project sites, remote workspaces, and any other locations where Seeit operates.

Management Responsibilities

a. Demonstrating visible leadership and commitment to health and safety.

b. Establishing and maintaining effective health and safety systems and processes.

c. Ensuring compliance with all applicable health and safety laws, regulations, and standards.

d. Providing adequate resources and support to implement health and safety measures.

e. Regularly reviewing and updating the Health and Safety Policy.

f. Promoting a positive safety culture and fostering employee engagement in health and safety matters.

g. Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of health and safety initiatives.

h. Investigating incidents and taking appropriate corrective actions to prevent recurrence.

  

Employee Responsibilities

a. Complying with all health and safety policies, procedures, and guidelines.

b. Following safe work practices and reporting any hazards, near misses, or incidents promptly.

c. Participating in health and safety training programs and initiatives.

d. Using personal protective equipment (PPE) as required and maintaining it in good condition.

e. Contributing to a safe and healthy work environment by engaging in open communication and providing feedback on health and safety matters.

 

Hazard Identification, Assessment, and Control

Seeit is committed to proactively identifying hazards, assessing associated risks, and implementing control measures to eliminate or minimise risks to health and safety. This includes:

a. Conducting regular inspections and risk assessments of workplaces, equipment, and processes.

b. Establishing procedures for reporting and investigating incidents, near misses, and hazards.

c. Implementing appropriate control measures to eliminate or reduce identified risks.

d. Providing training and information to employees regarding hazard identification and control.

e. Regularly reviewing and updating control measures to ensure their ongoing effectiveness.

 

Incident Reporting and Investigation

Seeit promotes a culture of reporting and investigating all incidents, near misses, and hazards to prevent recurrence and identify opportunities for improvement. The following procedures will be followed:

a. All incidents, near misses, and hazards must be reported immediately to the designated supervisor or manager.

b. The incident will be promptly investigated to determine the root cause and contributing factors.

c. Corrective actions will be implemented to prevent recurrence.

d. All incidents will be recorded in the appropriate incident register.

e. Data from incidents will be analysed to identify trends and patterns for further improvement.

 

Emergency Preparedness and Response

Seeit has emergency response plans and procedures to ensure an effective response to emergencies. This includes:

a. Conducting regular emergency drills and exercises.

b. Maintaining emergency equipment and systems in good working condition.

c. Providing training to employees on emergency response procedures.

d. Establishing communication channels and protocols for emergencies.

e. Reviewing and updating emergency plans regularly to reflect changing circumstances.

 

Training and Communication

Seeit provides adequate training and information to employees, contractors, and visitors to ensure their understanding of health and safety risks and procedures. This includes:

a. Identifying training needs and providing relevant health and safety training.

b. Communicating health and safety policies, procedures, and updates effectively to all relevant parties.

c. Encouraging open and transparent communication regarding health and safety matters.

d. Providing information in accessible formats and languages as required.

 

Performance Measurement and Continuous Improvement

Seeit is committed to continuously improving its health and safety performance. This includes:

a. Establishing key performance indicators (KPIs) and monitoring progress regularly.

b. Conducting audits and inspections to assess compliance and identify areas for improvement.

c. Engaging employees and stakeholders in the identification of improvement opportunities.

d. Implementing corrective and preventive actions to address identified gaps or deficiencies.

e. Regularly reviewing and updating health and safety policies, procedures, and practices.

 

Compliance

Seeit is committed to complying with all applicable health and safety legislation, regulations, and standards in New Zealand. This includes:

a. Staying informed of any changes to relevant legislation and regulations.

b. Implementing necessary measures to ensure compliance with legal requirements.

c. Cooperating with relevant regulatory authorities and conducting any required reporting.

 

Review and Revision

This Health and Safety Policy will be reviewed and revised periodically to ensure its ongoing relevance and effectiveness. Any changes will be communicated to all relevant parties.

 

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