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The Fencing of Swimming Pools Act was introduced to protect young children from the danger of drowning.
The Council has a range of community buildings available for hire for recreational activities, events, meetings and private functions.
The Council has 112 units in Kaiapoi, Oxford, Rangiora and Woodend for people over 60 with limited means.
You can share your views about the Council's plans and projects by making a submission.
The Waimakariri District Council is one of the largest employers in the Waimakariri District and has become an employer of choice.
This year, make a resolution that you won't break. One that is easy to keep. This year make the resolution that your farming operation will be injury and fatality free in 2016.
Anybody can be hurt or killed. It’s an unfortunate fact. There is great news though. Accidents are totally preventable. Preventable injuries and deaths don’t have to be your reality. Getting behind this idea is the very first step in having an injury and fatality free 2016.
Developing a farm safety plan is probably the best, more thorough and smartest ways to increase the likelihood of an injury- and fatality-free farm.
Basic components of a good plan:
Even though you’ve worked on your plan, it has to be used and it has to be reviewed.
A dusty folder on the top shelf in your office won’t protect you — you have to put your plan into action.
If something doesn’t work, fix it! If a hazard changes, address it! If you get a new worker, train them, show them the plan. Use it or lose it!
An injury and fatality free 2016 is achievable. It’s something that we all want for all of ourselves and our loved ones.
A farm safety plan is an excellent tool in achieving this and it’s easier than you think. Free advice and support is offered through WorkSafe, or Kerry Miles, Rural Safety Coordinator at Waimakariri District Council.
For more information about farm safety plans, or for a Safer Farms Toolkit visit www.saferfarms.org.nz. Other information, including useful links, can be found on our Rural safety page.
Contact: Kerry Miles, Rural Safety Coordinator
Phone: 03 311 8900 or 03 327 6834