As a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has a duty to ensure the health and safety of all its contractors so far as reasonably practicable.
Industry Good Practice identifies that a lead PCBU, doesn’t often control a workplace but significantly influences the health and safety practices and behaviours of downstream contractors working for them. Furthermore, as a major influencer in the construction industry we have an obligation to lead the way in keeping workers safe.
Waka Kotahi Contractor health and safety expectations: guidance for supply chain partners document forms part of a wider contractor management process currently being developed.
Waka Kotahi Contractor health and safety expectations: guidance for supply chain partners will replace the Zero Harm portal and all previous ‘Zero Harm Minimum Standards’ related health and safety minimum standards.
Waka Kotahi Contractor expectations: health and safety incident notification, investigation and reporting details our health and safety notification expectations of our partners who undertake work or provide goods or services for us.