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WorkSafe’s Research and Evaluation team was established early in 2014 and a programme of work is underway.

Here you’ll find our research and evaluation reports. You can also browse earlier research on the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment’s website.

The role of information management in preventing major disasters

Managing information well is just good business sense. This paper was prepared in 2015 to present to information management and public administration conferences and seminars. This was also published in information management professional journals in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

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Health and Safety Attitudes and Behaviours Survey

Understanding how attitudes and behaviours contribute to injury and harm in New Zealand workplaces is key to improving health and safety practices so everyone comes home healthy and safe.

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2016 Forestry research

In 2016, WorkSafe undertook research to look at the forestry sector and examine changes in practice since 2013. The research involved looking at injury data, interviews and focus groups with forestry owners, contractors and their crews, and interviews with WorkSafe staff. The research produced seven substantive reports and one summary.

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Last updated 31 July 2017


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One-in-five workers said they had experienced a serious harm incident in the last 12 months.

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