Safety is paramount at MITA Consulting, from the correct use of PPE to the legislated requirements when working within the Electricity Supply industry.
The Electricity Safety Regulations (2010) and the Safety Manual – Electricity (SMEI) are reviewed in depth during training.
Most Unit Standards and other courses include a safety component, and MITA sets strict expectations of trainees behaviour on course. From timeliness to physical ability to complete the training requirements, MITA prides itself on the importance it places on safety.
Expectations of ākonga are set out in the Student Handbook, given to them at the beginning of each course.
MITA Consulting Ltd is committed to providing and maintaining a safe environment and system of work that is safe for everyone who attends our training. We strive to ensure that we have safe practices to ensure health and wellbeing of all staff, contractors, students and visitors.
MITA aims to:
- Promote excellence in health and safety management.
- Continuously improve current health and safety performance.
- Provide a safe and healthy work environment.
- Identify and control actual and potential hazards.
- Establish and maintain communication on health and safety.
- Support staff participation in health and safety matters.
- Identify needs and provide training on health and safety.
- Demonstrate a commitment to the accurate reporting and recording of health and safety matters.
- Comply with legal and organisational obligations.
Objectives will be achieved through:
- Management’s support and commitment to health and safety.
- Implementation of policies and procedures.
- Staff education and participation, H&S is a topic at annual trainer meetings; quarterly management meetings; monthly admin meetings, and advisory group meetings.
- Monthly Safety Alert sent to trainers.
- Maintaining a quality philosophy.
- Regular reviews and evaluations.
- Regular health and safety reports.
- Annual health and safety manual review.