Nest Consulting have a Health & Safety Policy, which sets out the company’s commitment to health, & safety in accordance with legislation – Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.
Group Health and Safety Policy Statement
Nest is committed to providing an environment that is safe for all contractors / employees, participants, clients and visitors by identifying, isolating and mitigating risks.
From Term 1 2022 all Nest’s staff/educators/facilitators/contractors will be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. In addition they will follow all guidelines including regular Covid-19 screening to prove a negative result prior to entering work places.
All staff are made aware of:
- General health and safety including hazards, risk management, fire safety, emergencies and pandemic planning
- Slips, trips and falls
- Bullying and harassment
- Health and Hygiene / Food safety
- Child Safety Policies
- Emergency Evacuations
- Coordinating with individual sites and health & safety policies (i.e when visiting schools)
- Covid-19 measures
Our Core Value: ZERO HARM
Having an overriding commitment to a safe and healthy workplace.
This will be achieved through:
ACTIVE PARTICIPATION BY ALL CONTRACTORS / EMPLOYEES:
As appropriate, Nest Contractors / Employees promote an environment that encourages open communication and consultation on all health and safety concerns, initiatives, improvements and procedures.
Contractors / Employees report all incidents and near misses and actively seek out and report hazards. Incidents will be investigated as determined by Management and appropriate action taken. The Health & Safety protocol will be initiated as appropriate.
It is the responsibility of each individual, irrespective of their position, for their own safety and for the safety of the area under their care, including other persons in that area.
All Employees/Contractors, clients and visitors are educated to ensure safe work practices occur and individual site rules are understood and adhered to.
The organisation instructs purchase of or provides safety equipment appropriate for each situation. It is each individual’s personal responsibility to use the safety equipment purchased/provided.
All Employees/Contractors, clients and visitors observe, implement and fulfil the organisations statutory obligations under New Zealand Health & Safety Legislation – Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 –