Health and Safety is our first priority

Health + Safety

Health and Safety is the first priority in everything we do. We are tertiary qualified with ACC, all tradesmen are Sitesafe approved & 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 & safety requirements.

We operate 9 cardinal rules:

01 I will only operate equipment I am trained for

02 I will follow hazard ID procedure
      A - job cards, B - iPad audits, C - SSSP

03 I will follow confined space procedures

04 I will follow working at height procedures

05 I will wear PPE equipment

06 I will report injuries & near misses

07 I will only use correctly tagged electrical equipment

08 I will follow excavation procedures

09 I will follow isolation procedures

foleys health safety teamHEALTH + 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 & Safety Inspector (General Workplace) & ACC WSMP as a Health & Safety Auditor.

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