Health & Safety
Managing health and safety risks at work can seem daunting for a business owner. You need to begin by identifying the workplace risks before understanding how those risks impact the business, and what measures to implement to eliminate or minimise the risk.
Even though the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 came into force some time ago, it is surprising to see so many employment templates reference the old ‘1992’ law and no longer up-to-date. Worryingly, some employers still fail to have a Health & Safety Policy that’s fit for purpose or relevant to their business needs. With workplace incidents reported to WorkSafe NZ at an all-time high, it is extremely important that employers take issues of health and safety seriously; this includes letting staff know of their key responsibilities too. So, if you need assistance drafting a policy, or find your business at the centre of a workplace incident, we have the expertise necessary to manage your health and safety concerns.