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HSWA - Good practice guides

Worker Engagement, Participation and Representation Good Practice Guidelines

These guidelines describe what WorkSafe New Zealand (WorkSafe) considers good practice in relation to worker engagement, participation and representation. Health and safety inspectors may use these guidelines when visiting workplaces or conducting investigations.

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Health and Safety Guide: Good Governance for Directors

This guideline gives practical advice to company directors on managing health and safety risk and influencing performance in this critical area in their organisations. It is an essential resource for directors providing information on director responsibilities, the role of directors in health and safety, diagnostic questions and actions for directors as well as case studies and a checklist.

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Last updated 4 April 2016


On Monday 4 April 2016, the New Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) came into effect.

HSWA repeals the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992, with immediate effect.

All references to the 1992 Act on this website and within our guidance will be progressively removed.