Health and Safety is our first priority

Health and Safety is the first priority in all we do, our health and safety is led by Michelle Muir. Foleys is tertiary qualified with ACC, all tradesmen are Sitesafe approved and first aid trained.

Having the highest rating with ACC gives property owners the peace of mind that our tradesmen will be compliant with all the relevant health and safety requirements.

We operate 9 cardinal rules:

1. I will only operate equipment I am trained for
2. I will follow hazard ID procedure
    a: job cards
    b: iPad audits
    c: SSSP
3. I will follow confined space procedures
4. I will follow working at height procedures
5. I will wear PPE equipment
6. I will report injuries and near misses
7. I will only use correctly tagged electrical equipment
8. I will follow excavation procedures
9. I will follow isolation procedures

Health and Safety team

In January 2014 Michelle Muir joined Foleys as our Health and Safety Manager. Michelle has an extensive background in H&S having previously worked at OSH as a Health and Safety Inspector (General Workplace) and ACC WSMP Health and Safety Auditor.  

Michelle is supported in her role by our health and safety team and committee. The team meet weekly to map the future of our health and safety policies and the continuous improvement of our systems.  The team is made up of staff from all of our branches to ensure consistent standards and procedures are followed by all Foleys staff.  The  Health and Safety committee in Dunedin and Christchurch meet quarterly to ensure day to day health and safety requirements are met and any issues are resolved.