Health & Safety

Bill McKinlay Park Trust ("Trust") and University-Mt Wellington AFC ("Club") are committed to the provision of a healthy and safe environment for players, officials, spectators, and any other visitors such as contractors and their employees.

In fulfilling this commitment, the Trust and Club will comply with all relevant legislation and continually strive to provide a safe environment within Bill McKinlay Park.

This Policy applies to the land, buildings, structures and equipment within the Park and the activities that take part within it.


To support our Healthy and Safety policy statement, the Trust and Club are committed to the following duties:

  • Undertake regular, recorded risk assessments of the premises and all activities undertaken by the Trust and Club.
  • Create a safe environment by putting health and safety measures in place as identified by the assessments.
  • Provide information to players, officials, spectators and any other visitors to ensure they are aware of, understand and follow the Trust & Club health and safety policy.   
  • Report any injuries or accidents sustained during any activity in Bill McKInlay Park.
  • Review all safety incidents and implement changes as required to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Ensure that normal operating procedures and emergency operating procedures are in place and known by all users of Bill McKinlay Park.
  • Maintain a register of approved contractors
  • Require contractors to follow safe work practices at all times, to be accountable for their actions and to be aware of their responsibilities.
  • Ensure that the implementation of the policy is reviewed regularly and monitored for effectiveness.


  • Take reasonable care for your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by what you do or not do.
  • Co-operate with the Trust and Club on health and safety issues.
  • Correctly use all equipment provided by the Trust and Club.
  • Not interfere with or misuse anything provided for your health, safety or welfare.
  • Ensure that alcohol is consumed only in the designated areas, that is, the clubrooms and surrounding deck area.
  • Be aware of the location of the First Aid Kit and Portable Defibrillator for use as required.

Key documents

Hazards at BMP

Emergency Procedures

Contractors Register

Contractors Safety Rules

Incident Report Form