Health and Safety Committee

Open Minutes



Date:                                     Friday 15 December 2017

Time:                                    1:05pm

Venue:                                 Committee Room 1, Level 2, Civic Offices,
53 Hereford Street, Christchurch





Deputy Chairperson


Councillor Jamie Gough

Councillor David East

Councillor Aaron Keown

Mr Murray Harrington

Mr Paul Coleman



15 December 2017




Principal Advisor

Emma Davis

Head of Human Resources


Mark Saunders

Committee and Hearings Advisor

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Health and Safety Committee

15 December 2017


Part A        Matters Requiring a Council Decision

Part B         Reports for Information

Part C         Decisions Under Delegation




The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies


Committee Resolved HSCM/2017/00008

It was resolved on the motion of Councillor Gough, seconded by Councillor East that the apology from Councillor Keown for lateness be accepted.

Councillor Gough/Councillor East                                                                                                                         Carried


2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

There were no declarations of interest recorded.

3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Part C

Committee Resolved HSCM/2017/00009

Committee Decision

That the minutes of the Health and Safety Committee meeting held on Friday, 15 September 2017 be confirmed.

Councillor East/Mr Coleman                                                                                                                                   Carried


4.   Public Forum

Part B

There were no public forum presentations.

5.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

There were no deputations by appointment.

6.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.


Councillor Keown joined the meeting at 1:11pm.


7.   Quarterly Health, Safety and Wellbeing Update


Committee Comment

1.              The Committee considered the information in the Quarterly Health, Safety and Wellbeing Update report and accepted the Staff recommendations without change.

2.              The Committee in accordance with the report received a further update at the meeting regarding the Asbestos Management Project from Bruce Rendall and Carolyn Gallagher as members of the Asbestos Management Steering Group.




Committee Resolved HSCM/2017/00010

Part C

That the Health and Safety Committee:

1.         Receive and consider the information in this report.

Mr Coleman/Mr Harrington                                                                                                                                    Carried




8     Resolution to Exclude the Public


Committee Resolved HSCM/2017/00011

Part C

That at 1:29pm the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 19 to 20 of the agenda be adopted.

Councillor Gough/Councillor East                                                                                                                            Carried


The public were re-admitted to the meeting at 2:19pm.



Meeting concluded at 2:20pm.




Councillor Jamie Gough