Health and Safety at St. Paul's
Hazards and Risks around our Church pretinct
We’ve identified possible hazards, and risks in and around the St Paul’s precinct, so that we can eliminate as many as practicably possible. The hazards, risks and likelihood of them causing a serious injury or illness to you are set out in our Hazard and Risk Management Register that you can download below, or view here.
Useful health and Safety Information:
St Paul’s health and safety programme is under continuous review. Check out our recent audit and action plan, which is guiding our work: Audit Tool and Action Plan. The Plan is helping us to meet our responsibilities to you.
The Child Protection Policy for St Paul's Waiwhetu Community Playgroup
sets out how we’ll protect our youngest children from abuse and neglect in our community.
The Reporting Process for Child Abuse and Neglect at St Paul's Playgroup sets out what actions we’ll take if we encounter a child suffering from abuse and neglect.
If you have any health or safety queries or concerns please contact our Health and Safety Sub-committee. You can email Jade Badcock, or phone her on (04) 973 7077.
The members of our Health and Safety Sub-committee are:
Jade Badcock (Chair)
Our Health and Safety Statement:
St Paul’s Waiwhetu is committed to the protection of people from risks and hazards in any activities carried out by its workers, volunteers, Church members, visitors, contractors, and facility users in and around the property owned by St Paul’s.
Vestry, clergy, staff, and the Health and Safety Committee are encouraged to participate in the development and ongoing implementation of health and safety system to ensure that our duties are carried out, continuously reviewed and improved. We do this because it is ethically, morally, spiritually, financially and legally the right thing to do.
The St Paul’s Health and Safety Committee, and Vestry will consult with other users of our buildings and facilities about their health and safety responsibilities and to implement health and safety measures.