Guides, checklists, acts and summaries of regulations always provide useful information for health and safety representatives (HSRs). Such resources are relevant for health and safety managers, to help them carry out their tasks and responsibilities easier.
The WorkSafe New Zealand organisation is a great source of various resources.
One of the most important and fundamental pieces of legislature in New Zealand is the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA). HSWA is New Zealand’s workplace health and safety law.
It recognises that a well-functioning health and safety system relies on participation, leadership and accountability by government, business and workers. The Health and Safety at Work Act sets out principles, duties and rights in relation to workplace health and safety. Download your copy below:
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