A Strong Commitment to our staff and our clients Health & Safety
What you can expect when you hire North Shore Scaffolding
All Scaffolder Training & Gear: All employees have SiteSafe Passports and are Height Trained 23229. They have gone through NSS Health & Safety Induction, and are NSS Emergency Procedure Trained. Minimum Personnel PPE: Hard Hat with Chin Strap, High Vis Clothing, Steel Cap Boots, Harness & Twin Lanyard with up-to-date inspections.
Leading Hand T&G: SiteSafe Passport, Height Trained 15757, NZ Elementary Scaffolding Ticket & First Aid. Minimum Personnel PPE: Hard Hat with Chin Strap, High Vis Clothing, Steel Cap Boots, Harness & Twin Lanyard with up-to-date inspections.
NSS Health & Safety Representatives and Committee: 4-person committee, 2 H&S representatives.
Confined Spaces: We have teams available with Confined Space Training.
SAFE 365 ORGANISATIONAL DASHBOARD
The Safe 365 Organisational Dashboard provides excellent insights and gives us a total score of our Health & Safety Efforts.
At the centre of the Starburst365 is our overall health and safety status. Surrounding the index score are the results across the ten Safe365 assessment modules. The outer ring shows our results for each competency within each module. We are consistently working to improve these results.
The Current Safe365 score for North Shore Scaffolding is 77%
The construction industry average is 54%
SAFE 365 BENCHMARKING DATA
We put the numbers in perspective in the graphic left. It shows the latest Safe365 Benchmarking Data (November 2019), comparing across market and industries www.safe365.co.nz
It shows why Health and Safety is so important in an industry like construction. With the highest number of safety concerns, and one of the highest numbers of both incidents and injuries in the market, you cannot afford to hire a company that does not take Health & Safety seriously.
The data above shows that North Shore Scaffolding is in the top 9% of the overall market in New Zealand.
Reporting is important to keep track of incidents as well as improvements. North Shore Scaffolding reports Monthly Key Statistics such as: Near misses, H&S Incidents, Lost days due to injuries and Lost days due to illnesses among others.
NSS ONSITE HEALTH & SAFETY DOCUMENTATION
North Shore Scaffolding has developed an electronic Onsite Health & Safety Documentation System that works and updates in Real Time. Forms include a PreStart Safety Plan, Near Miss and Accident Reporting, Scaffold Inspection Forms and Site Lift Plans among others.
The Daily PreStart Safety Plan contains Info about Tasks to be performed, Weather Information such as wind force, a detailed Emergency Info/Procedure outline, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to be used, Team Equipment Check and Hazard Management (equivalent of a 5x5). A copy of the submitted Daily PreStart Safety Plan is emailed to the client as well as NSS management and all scaffolders on the job.
DRUG & ALCOHOL POLICY
To further ensure the safety of both our employees, other contractors on site and the general public, we conduct random and targeted drug and alcohol testing on our employees.
AWARDS & ACCOLADES
THE WALLY NOBLE HEALTH & SAFETY AWARD
After a tragic workplace accident, North Shore Scaffolding instituted an annual Health & Safety Award.
Every year, the award is presented to the most safety-conscious scaffolder by Wally himself, at North Shore Scaffolding Headquarters.