Treescape are committed to providing a healthy and safe work environment for employees, contractors, and the general public affected by our activities. We are triple certified under AS-NZS 4801:2001 (safety), ISO 9001:2015 (quality), and ISO 14001:2015 (environmental). These international certifications require us to be audited regularly by third-party auditing bodies.
Treescape's 'Safety First' motto has been with us for many years, and is at the forefront of everything we do. Our AS/NZS 4801 certification ensures that we comply with relevant Health & Safety legislation in New Zealand and Australia. We work closely with Safe Work in Australia and WorkSafe in New Zealand for compliance, injury reporting and other requirements as set out in the acts and regulations for each country.
Our Managers and Supervisors are responsible for implementing the Health and Safety programme at a local level, and all Treescape staff are required to engage in workplace safety with regular training (First Aid and CPR), safety meetings, and daily safety discussions which are carried out prior to any work starting.
Treescape actively engage in numerous partnership arrangements to ensure strict safety standards are met. Examples of these are the specialist staff training programmes which are on-going with local training providers, and specialist testing companies are engaged with for random drug and alcohol testing, ensuring safety is maintained at all times. Treescape are also members of the Business Leaders' Health and Safety Forum, which you can read more about here.
Treescape New Zealand are certified at Tertiary Level under the ACC WSMP scheme (a New Zealand-based certification run by the Accident Compensation Corporation). These certifications help to ensure we maintain our compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015. Treescape New Zealand are also certified under the ACC Fleet Saver programme, which acknowledges advanced safety management systems and continuous improvements in on-road and workplace health and safety.
Treescape New Zealand are members of the Business Leaders’ Health and Safety Forum, which is a coalition of business and government leaders committed to improving the performance of workplace health and safety.
Treescape Australia have successfully completed the IPaM program, the Injury Prevention and Management program, run by WorkSafe Queensland. Treescape have been working with IPaM since 2012, and over this time, significant progress has been made in a number of key areas to improve Treescape Australasia’s safety and injury management systems. Treescape Australia now hold the self-managed IPaM status.