GRC Solutions to launch New Zealand Work Health & Safety course. A set of regulations supporting the new Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA), which takes effect on 4 April 2016, have now been released. The new law will follow the model set by Australia’s harmonised WHS laws.
The first phase of the NZ regulations cover the following areas:
- General Risk and Workplace Management
- Worker Engagement, Participation and Representation
- Adventure Activities
- Major Hazard Facilities
- Mining Operations and Quarrying Operations
- Petroleum Exploration and Extraction
- Rates of Levy Funding
GRC Solutions will launch a new New Zealand Work Health & Safety course to replace our existing Health and Safety in Employment course. The course will reflect the incoming legislation and regulations to ensure those affected understand what the new law requires of them.
Please note additional regulations will be released as they become finalised. We are keeping a close eye on these legal developments and will keep you updated.