ABOUT US

FAQ’s

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1. What is The Safety Charter?

The Canterbury Safety Charter is a not for profit incorporated society and registered charity, promoting good Health and Safety practice in the construction and wider industries. The Charter was established following the Christchurch Earthquakes with the aim of engaging with and educating the rebuild workforce to reduce the incidence of workplace harm. It currently has approximately 400 member organisations. Members commit to ten health and safety commitments, with the Charter providing Events and Toolbox Talks resources Resources through its Leadership Groups.

2. What are the Ten Charter Commitments?

Charter members commit to improving Health end Safety outcomes in 10 key areas. Leadership, Engagement, Reporting, Overlapping Duties, Critical Risks, Site Safety, Site Induction, Training, Impairment, and Health & Wellbeing.

3. Who can join?

Membership is open to any individual or organisation in the construction and aligned industries. Our current member organisations include residential and commercial construction companies, civil construction companies, specialist trades, project managers, professional services, suppliers, warehousing, logistics, manufacturing, NGO’s and local government.

4. What are the benefits of joining?

We have a long list of benefits for people working in Health & Safety. Whether it is their full time reason of employment or a very small added extra to your day to day role at your company. Find out about the membership benefits of joining.

5. What is the cost?

How much does it cost to join:

Number of Full-time Staff Annual Fee *
0 – 5 Free
6 – 9 Free
10 –19 $100
20 – 49 $300
50 – 99 $750
100+ $1,500

*All pricing detailed is GST exclusive

Sign up to our Newsletter

The Safety Charter produces a Monthly newsletter that provides members with up-to-date and relevant health and safety information, including what is happening in the construction sector along with Upcoming Events and Workshops.

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