Health and Safety
Developing procedures and protocols which fit your unique business, taking into account the number of staff you employ, the facilities you utilise, the product you create or the service you offer can be a complex process. Ensuring you have up-to-date health and safety systems is also paramount in the current business environment. We have the experience to guide you through that process, establishing systems which enhance efficiency and add structure to your day-to-day operations.
Advice and Consultancy
Members of The Chamber have access to health and safety consultants who can provide you with assistance; from tailor made health and safety systems, in-house consultancy and training to pre-audit reviews for ACC discount programmes.
Workplace wellness is the foundation of business success and sustainability, with this in mind The Chamber has developed a programme of learning and support for businesses to improve employee wellbeing, increase personal understanding and enhance productivity.
For Wellness Matters advice email Melicia Clough or call 03 353 0304.
Training and Events
The Chamber offers a number of health and safety courses to help you understand health and safety legal requirements and provide you with the skills to effectively perform the responsibilities of a workplace health and safety representative; as well as how to identify workplace hazards and to understand the implementation of health and safety management systems.
Resources (samples and guides)
The Chamber has over 100 resources, free to members, covering all aspects of business operation. In particular the health and safety resources cover the following areas:
- Health and safety in the workplace
- Accident recording, reporting and investigating
- Emergency management procedures
- Managing hazards
Visit our Health and Safety resource page to access sample documents and quick guides.
Canterbury Rebuild Safety Charter
We’ve endorsed the Canterbury Rebuild Safety Charter. Read more information here.