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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 Statement: Risk Management.

PURPOSE

  1. A Risk can be described as the likelihood certain consequences (death, injury, or illness) occur when a person is exposed to a hazard. A hazard is ‘anything that could cause harm’..

  2. How we Identify RISKS AND HAZARDS.

These tasks must be done.

  1. Be active in monitoring the site.

  2. Regular monthly site checking using the website checklist appropriate to the site and risks therein.

  3. Talking to employees in toolbox and H &S meetings, our suggestions box and generally in informal chats to find out what they consider unsafe.

  4. Review any information available on a particular piece of equipment (manufacturer’s manual) or chemical (Material Safety Data Sheet) to check what it says about safety precautions.

  5. Debrief of accidents, near misses.

  6. Consider what hazards people might bring into the workplace. We do this through our Contractor Induction, Task Analysis and Permit to work system.

  7. Health and Safety committee discussion.

  8. Engaging consultants to audit and evaluate the Club's activities.

  9. Entering the Risks and Hazards into the Risk Register using the Risk Register form.

  10. Making it a regular task of the Health and Safety Sub Committee to meet with workers, visitors, officers, and contractors to install controls to manage the risks.

OBLIGATIONS

  1. Workers and Contractors:

    1. Obligations pursuant to regulations.

  2. Officers:

    1. Obligations pursuant to regulations.

  3. The Club (Person Consucting a Business or Undertaking):

    1. Obligations pursuant to regulations.

    2. Liability with Civil Proceedings: s. 122 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.

    3. Liability with Provisional Improvement Notices, Charges, and Adverse Conduct : s. 50 through s. 99 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.

ACTIONS

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


  • Set up the structures of monitoring all elemens of risk and hazard on site.

  • Audit on a regular basis theses systems, controles, and approaches to ensure they are fit for purpose and reasonably practicable.

  • Engage workers in the audit or policy development process.

  • Engage stakeholders in the audit or policy development process.

  • Install the relevent controls.

  • Finish and update the Health and Safety Policy Database.

  • Train officers, workers, and members on how to engage in the Health and Safety System.

WORKER ENGAGEMENT OUTCOMES

In Progress.

STAKEHOLDER SUBMISSIONS

In Progress.

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