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Marlborough Sounds Marinas is committed to preventing harm in our workplaces, acting with integrity, recognising our people, respecting the environment and engaging with our communities.
Our marinas encompass several different kinds of workplaces, with different activities and users. This induction and registration information has been developed to assist contractors meet their obligations and responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 and to comply with Marlborough Sounds Marinas core values.
Becoming a registered contractor at Marlborough Sounds Marinas enables you to operate in Picton, Waikawa and/or Havelock marinas, as well as the Hardstand at Waikawa Marina. Please note:
Marlborough Sounds Marinas Office Hours are seven days/week:
Summer 7.30am to 5.00pm
Winter 8:00am to 4.30pm
Work outside of these hours shall be by prior arrangement only.
Picton 520 3390 / 021 704 920
Picton Marina Manager : Brian Carver
Waikawa 520 3395 / 021 222 9512
Waikawa Operations Manager: Peter Broad
Havelock 574 2366 / 021 242 9165
Havelock Operations Manager: Steve McKeown
Marlborough Sounds Marinas and the Waikawa Hardstand Area, is private property and management reserves the right, at its absolute discretion, to reject or withdraw the privilege of entry or provision of services in our facility from any person or company at any time.
All contractors are a Person Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBU) as defined by the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015
All PCBU’s have a primary duty of care under the HSWA 2015 to ensure the health and safety of any person is not put at risk from the work they are carrying out. For a PCBU who is self-employed this applies to his or her own safety.
All PCBU’s have an obligation to consult, co-operate and co-ordinate activities with other PCBU’s who may be affected by their activity.
We require all PCBU’s to be able to demonstrate their compliance with the HSWA 2015 for any work in the marinas when requested. In the marina environment, this can be demonstrated in the following ways:
It is the direct responsibility of every contractor to review, analyse risk and manage for accident prevention by safe guarding operational hazards and providing adequate training to ensure tasks are performed safely.
It is expected that contractors and their staff are suitably trained for the work they are undertaking and use correct Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). To ensure personal safety, the use of headphones is prohibited.
To assist contractors in managing risk the following have been identified as critical risks in the marinas and should be addressed by contractor’s prior undertaking an activity. NB: This list is not considered comprehensive and contractors should consider all possible risks associated with an activity.
The following are rules for working on (or near the water) on a vessel in the marina basin. Please see a staff member if you are unsure of something before undertaking it.
Only minor maintenance work may be undertaken in the marina basin, such as:
The following are rules for working on the hardstand. Please see a staff member if you are unsure of something before undertaking it.
Additional Permits are required for conducting:
Fire – 111, Ambulance – 111, Police - 111
Thank you for taking the time to review and complete this Marlborough Sounds Marinas Contractor Induction and Registration process.
Successful completion of all requirements of this registration is mandatory prior to conducting any work at Marlborough Sounds Marinas. Provided your application is successful, your registration will remain valid until 30 September each year. It is your responsibility to update us on your insurance renewal to maintain contractor access.
Please use this checklist as a guide to ensure that you have provided all of the required information. This will help to avoid any delays in processing your application: