Our health and safety strategy builds on our commitment to best practice health and safety management, and acts as a blueprint for refining a safety culture. Watch our short video for more information.
We employ about 120 staff nationwide and work with more than 300 contractors to manage TB testing and pest control throughout New Zealand. Our widely dispersed workforce and the nature of our field operations present a range of risks. Staff and contractors deliver our programmes in environments from the urban fringe and farms, to forests and large, isolated and mountainous regions.
We work collaboratively with contractors on health and safety:
We've identified the top 5 critical risks to staff and contractors in their operating environments. These are based on data gathered through our risk management systems, and through consultation with contractors and staff about potential harm and effective control.
We've created a video for staff and contractors on how to manage critical risks.
Our Covid-19 vaccination policy requires the following people to be fully vaccinated from 17 January 2022: