Health, Safety and Wellbeing Connected Communities

Te Hauora, Haumaru me te Oranga - Hapori Tūhonohono

We are committed to ensuring the health and safety of all people entering or working at Westhaven marina. In everything we do, we work together to sustain what keeps us healthy.

Our Commitment

Our commitment is to put health and safety at the heart of what we do.

• Protect our people’s health against harm. We Manage our workplace risks by actively identifying, recording and investigating incidents or near misses.

• Monitor and continually improve the performance of our land-side and marine health and safety management systems.

• Continue to support government agencies in the protection of the New Zealand maritime border from COVID-19.

• Comply with the Health & Safety at Work Act 2015, Maritime Transport Act 1994 and adhere to relevant codes of practice.

• Consult, cooperate and coordinate with businesses that we share a workplace with to make sure our overlapping health and safety duties are met.

• Develop our culture to support an integrated and preventative approach to health and safety.

See here for the Auckland Council health and safety policy

See something, Say something, Do something

If something doesn't feel safe, the chances are it is not.  So dont do it.  Stop the job.  Speak up.  If you see others doing something dangerous, stop them.  Don't take shortcuts because that's when accidents tend to happen.

Health and safety of our contractors

We ensure all our contractors uphold the highest health and safety standards, including our contractors who undertake high-risk work.

How we ensure our contractors' health and safety

We are committed to working with our contractors to ensure their health and safety.

All contractors undertaking work for us must declare their health and safety performance.

Health and safety management system for contractors

Contractors must have an adequate health and safety management system that includes:

safe systems of work

safe work environments

safe plant and equipment

adequate health and safety training and supervision.

Contractors undertaking high-risk work

Contractors intending to undertake high-risk work must demonstrate that they:

have the appropriate resources, knowledge, and expertise

have had their health and safety system appraised against an acceptable external standard (prequalification).

have valid external accreditation, such as AS/NZ 4801 or OHSAS 18001 and valid prequalification agents.

For more information on Contractors requirements see here