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Constitution, Bylaws, Policies, Procedures, Rules, and Tikanga  

At Tokoroa Golf Club, we have developed a constitution, bylaws, policies, procedures, rules and tikanga pursuant to the fundamental lawful duties and obligations of an incorporated society.  

It is a requirement of membership of the Tokoroa Golf Club Incorporated that those who are, or wish to be, members of the Tokoroa Golf Club Incorporated avail themself of all constitutions, bylaws, policies, procedures, rules and tikanga pursuant to the fundamental lawful duties and obligations of an incorporated society.  

HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICIES

At Tokoroa Golf Club, we have developed a constitution, bylaws, policies, procedures, rules and tikanga pursuant to the fundamental lawful duties and obligations of an incorporated society.

 

See the existing health and safety policies below pursuant to the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 and its subsequent amendments.  This Health and Safety page was last edited on or about Tuesday the 29th of August 2023 and contains the current Health and Safety policies of the Tokoroa Golf Club Incorporated.

It is a requirement of membership to the Tokoroa Golf Club Incorporated that members avail themselves of these Health and Safety Policies.  

Policy: Site Access Policy.

PURPOSE

On or about the 1st of August 2023 it was brought to the Tokoroa Golf Club Incorporated's attention that site access was uncontrolled and this was likely not compliant with the fundemental lawful requirements of s.7 of the Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2016.


On Friday the 21st of August 2023 members of the Executive Committee meet and examined a number of solutions avaliable to ensure that it could meet it's fundamental lawful obligations pursuant to:





  • To enable workers to contribute to the decision-making process relating to the matter.  

OBLIGATIONS

Pursuant to the s. 6 of the Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2016 the following Hierarchy of Control Measures were applied.


Examining that which is reasonably practicable pursuant to s. 30 of the Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2016 it was initially determined that the following would be the likely course of action to protect the lone worker in a way that could be reasonably practicable.


  1. A site acces system and registry database would be constructed by way of the Clubs website.

  2. IoT cameras would be installed on the golf course to monitor activity on the golf course; and

  3. A roster for the observation of the site would be established for the working hours of the worker being 7.00 AM and 3.30 PM on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.

  4. That should anyone unable to raise site issues on the by way of cell phone due to incapactiation or injury, the rostered observer would contact the relevent emergency services; and

  5. The website would be equipped with location services fit for the purposes of providing the location of persons who register on the access system registry; and

  6. Those on site would be required to keep their cellphone with them at all times.


As of the 1st of September 2023 This policy is currently submitted to the worker pursuant to s. 61 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 and will be subject to worker submissions. While this process takes place, the employer will institute the aforementioned process to ensure there is a minimum level of protections for the worker in place in order to meet its fundamental lawful obligations pursuant to s. 36 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, s. 44 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 and s. 7 of the Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2016.


ACTIONS

Actions identified to implement this policy and for the club to meet their fundamental lawful obligations and duties are as follows:


  1. Engage the worker as lawfully obliged; and

  2. Buid the database and visitor registry; and

  3. Begin installation of the IoT cameras; and

  4. Assign a roster of Executive Committee Officers to observe the IoT cameras and/or be present at the club; and


  5. Establish on the Risk Register the risk established risks; and

  6. Ensure the regular reporting and checking of this risk on the Risk Register.


As of the 1st of September 2023 this policy is currently submitted to the worker pursuant to s. 61 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 and will be subject to worker submissions. While this process takes place, the employer will institute the aforementioned process to ensure there is a minimum level of protections for the worker in place in order to meet its fundamental lawful obligations pursuant to s. 36 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, s. 44 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 and s. 7 of the Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2016.


The club is seeking further submissions on this matter.

WORKER ENGAGEMENT OUTCOMES

In Progress.

STAKEHOLDER SUBMISSIONS

In Progress.

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