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Work Health and Safety for Managers Course

(New Zealand)

As a manager, officer or supervisor do you know your responsibilities regarding health and safety in the workplace? You play an essential role in ensuring the safety of all staff, clients and visitors.

Safetrac’s ‘Health and Safety’ course provides Managers and Officers with the training to understand how health and safety laws operate in the workplace, assisting your business in minimising potential risk.

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Learning outcomes

On completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • understand broadly aspects of health and safety in the workplace;
  • understand the obligations of Managers and Officers under Workplace Health and Safety law.

Course contents

  • The impact of occupational injury and disease
  • Common law duty of care
  • Workplace Health and Safety legislation
  • Regulatory authorities
  • Responsibilities of an organisation
  • Officers
  • Due diligence
  • Incident notification
  • Inspectors powers
  • Consultation in the workplace
  • Discrimination
  • Enforcement options
  • Defences to a Workplace Health and Safety prosecution
  • Penalties for breaching Workplace Health and Safety legislation
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