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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: What can be done to control the Hazard.

PURPOSE

Controlling Hazards requires:

  1. ELIMINATION

    1. Eliminate: Where reasonably practicable, the Tokoroa Golf Club Incorporated will remove the chance of a hazard causing death, injury or illness.

  2. MINIMISE

    1. Minimise: Where the Tokoroa Golf Club cannot eliminate the risk, The Tokoroa Golf Club will, as far as reasonably practicable, reduce the chance of a hazard causing death, injury or illness by doing one or more of the following:

      1. Substitute (wholly or part) the hazard creating the risk with something that creates a lesser risk; and/or

      2. Isolate the hazard from any person who could be exposed to it; and/or

      3. Implement engineering controls.

  3. If the risk still remains The Tokoroa Golf Club will further minimise the risk by using:

    1. Administrative controls (such as safety procedures and checklists); and

    2. Personal protective equipment.

    3. And continue to engage in the engineering controls and engagement processess until the risk or hazard is eliminated in its entirety.

  4. The Tokoroa Golf Club's risk controls are listed and promulgated in the following places:

  5. All actions to control the risk of a hazard causing death, injury or illness will be reviewed at the Tokoroa Golf Club's regular Health and Safety Sub Committee meetings and monthly Executive Committee Meetings.

Again Controlling Risks and Hazards Requires.

  1. ELIMINATION

    1. Eliminate: Where reasonably practicable, the Tokoroa Golf Club Incorporated will remove the chance of a hazard causing death, injury or illness.

  2. MINIMISE

    1. Minimise: Where the Tokoroa Golf Club cannot eliminate the risk, The Tokoroa Golf Club will, as far as reasonably practicable, reduce the chance of a hazard causing death, injury or illness by doing one or more of the following:

      1. Substitute (wholly or part) the hazard creating the risk with something that creates a lesser risk; and/or

      2. Isolate the hazard from any person who could be exposed to it; and/or

      3. Implement engineering controls.

  3. If the risk still remains The Tokoroa Golf Club will further minimise the risk by using:

    1. Administrative controls (such as safety procedures and checklists); and

    2. Personal protective equipment.

    3. And continue to engage in the engineering controls and engagement processess until the risk or hazard is eliminated in its entirety.

  4. The Tokoroa Golf Club's risk controls are listed and promulgated in the following places:

  5. All actions to control the risk of a hazard causing death, injury or illness will be reviewed at the Tokoroa Golf Club's regular Health and Safety Sub Committee meetings and monthly Executive Committee Meetings.

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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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