Health, Safety and Wellbeing Committee

Open Minutes



Date:                                    Friday 15 March 2019

Time:                                   1:04pm

Venue:                                 Committee Room 2, 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 March 2019




Principal Advisor

Prue Norton

Acting Head of Human Resources


Mark Saunders

Committee and Hearings Advisor

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Health, Safety and Wellbeing Committee

15 March 2019


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

Part C


There were no apologies.


2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

There were no declarations of interest recorded.

3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Part C

Committee Resolved HSCM/2019/00001

Committee Decision

That the minutes of the Health, Safety and Wellbeing Committee meeting held on Friday, 7 December 2018 be confirmed.

Councillor Gough/Councillor Keown                                                                                                               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.



7.   Health, Safety and Wellbeing


Committee Resolved HSCM/2019/00002 (Original Staff Recommendations Accepted without Change)

Part C

That the Health, Safety and Wellbeing Committee:

1.              Receives the information in this report.

2.              Receives the information in Attachment A to this report relating to refreshing the Committee members’ awareness of Visible Leadership.

3.              Notes the opportunity for the Committee members to attend Visible Leadership training to build skills for effective visible leadership.

4.              Receives the presentation in Attachment B to this report on “What’s new in Health, Safety and Wellbeing”.

5.              Receives the letter at Attachment C confirming that the Council has sustained Tertiary Status through the ACC Accredited Employer Programme Audit for Workplace Safety Management Practices and Injury Management.

Mr Coleman/Councillor East                                                                                                                               Carried




8     Resolution to Exclude the Public


Committee Resolved HSCM/2019/00003

Part C

That at 1:52pm the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 35 to 36 of the agenda be adopted.

Councillor Gough/Councillor East                                                                                                                      Carried


The public were re-admitted to the meeting at 2:17pm.



Meeting concluded at 2:18pm.




Councillor Jamie Gough