Do you know what your Earthquake Health and Safety obligations are?
All Employers need to ensure that employees are returning to a safe workplace and that you have taken all practicable steps to ensure their safety.
Questions to ask yourself even if you are an office based employer are:
If you have answered "No" to any of the above call us today to come out to your workplace because we can assist you to get compliant and protect all your people
A full hazard identification should be made of your workplace and plans created to eliminate, isolate and minimise hazards where practical.
What do you need to consider after an earthquake?
After an earthquake and before you re-enter the building ensure that:
What type of health and safety help and assistance do you need?
Safety measures during an Earthquake
Civil Defence director John Hamilton has stated when an earthquake starts, the best advice was to "drop, cover and hold".
With the continuing aftershocks in the Canterbury region it is especially important the 'drop cover and hold' advice continues to be followed. Drop, cover and hold was based on international best practice.
In a severe earthquake it is absolutely vital that people respond immediately. Confusion about what to do can result in people getting seriously injured or killed.
Our advice is to identify safe places in your home, office or school before an earthquake so that when the shaking starts you can respond quickly.
Call the experts today on 0800 487 439 to get your earthquake safety systems reviewed or created.
Let TriEx ensure you have a robust emergency response plan to safe guard the wellness of your team and ensure you comply fully with the law..