Health & Safety

Health & Safety

Procedures for Visitors

South Port strives to ensure the health and safety of everybody who visits the Island Harbour.

Prior to visiting South Port please view the site induction designed to keep you safe. Please print and sign the final page and provide a copy of this to security on arrival or email a copy of this to induction@southport.co.nz.

We also recommend that you become familiar with the safety & security guide and traffic management plan (TMP).

Please note photo identification is required to gain access to the Island Harbour and visits must be pre-arranged. Find out more in Security.

Safety, Health & Wellbeing Policy
Site Induction
Safety & Security Guide

Port Users Level 2 COVID-19 Management Protocols

This document outlines procedures to keep port users and the wider community healthy and safe by preventing the spread of COVID-19, while we are operating at Alert Level 2. All port users must read and understand this information before returning to site.

Port Users Level 2 COVID-19 Management Protocols

Common User Safety Protocols

The Common User Safety Protocols (CUSP) provides port user companies and their workers with clarity about the health, safety and environmental rules and requirements that apply when working on South Port operational areas.

Common User Safety Protocols

Traffic Management Plan

The purpose of the Traffic Management Plan (TMP) is to minimise mobile plant interactions with people and other vehicles within the South Port Island Harbour and to establish efficient controls to minimise the risk of personal injury and damage due to those interactions.

Traffic Management Plan

Non-conformance Policy

The Non-conformance Policy has been written to control all PCBUs that work in any South Port controlled operation and common user areas and shall be used in the event of any health and safety nonconformance by a PCBU and their employees.

Non-conformance Policy

PCBU Policy

South Port wants PCBUs to think about health and safety in its broadest sense, and clearly understand the health and safety environment that we work in. South Port expect PCBUs to be able to explain the steps they have taken to consult, cooperate and coordinate with other PCBUs, and their arrangements to control and mitigate risks.

PCBU Policy

PCBU Pre-Qualification Guide

The Pre-Qualification process is the first step in our collaboration process. It helps us ensure that we have the right people working with us. All Contractors and Port Users working for South Port now need to register in our on-line contractor management system before starting work.

PCBU Pre-Qualification Guide

Drone Safety Policy

South Port’s Drone Policy defines the rules and legislative requirements for all persons that are authorised to operate an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Drone within South Port’s boundary for aerial inspections and photography.

Drone Safety Policy

Permit to Work Framework

The Permit To Work (PTW) system ensures that the hazards involved in each step of a job are properly considered and documented. In other words, a set of eyes on significant risk activities; consulting with contractors and workers to verify the controls required have been identified and established appropriate to the level of risk.

Permit To Work Procedure

PCBU News & Social Media Policy

South Port’s Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBU) News and Social Media Policy applies to Port Users and Service Providers that have a direct or indirect commercial relationship with South Port.

PCBU News & Social Media Policy

WorkSafe Port Hazard Tool

This interactive port hazard tool is to help people understand the hazards on port, the typical controls, and links to relevant codes of practice and information. Click on the below ‘Ports Tool’ icon to access.

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