Resources

Update from the courts

In a recent decision involving a prosecution by WorkSafe, the High Court found that a trust is not a ‘person’ (in the sense of a ‘person conducting a business or undertaking’) that can be prosecuted under the Health and Safety at Work Act. Following a tragic accident on a farm, WorkSafe charged both the ‘trust’ […]

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Business Leaders Health & Safety Forum – Update

2024 must be year of improvement for NZ’s high workplace harm toll, after another year of flatlining safety performance for New Zealand’s workers, businesses and communities, it’s imperative 2024 signals the start of a turnaround. The business leaders health and safety forum media release is attached below, its worth a quick read. https://www.forum.org.nz/news/2024-ny-turnaround/  

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SaferMe Explained

Check out these short video’s, that explain more about SaferMe. If you would like to find out more about SaferMe, and how it can support your H&S objectives, please contact us. https://www.safer.me/en-nz/acc-personal-worker-safety-innovation-project/  

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Office Ergonomics

The Office Ergonomics module is a comprehensive resource designed to promote healthier work environments. It consists of nine detailed modules, each focusing on a specific aspect of office ergonomics. The modules cover a range of topics including an introduction to ergonomics, understanding musculoskeletal disorders and risks, the importance of working postures and work breaks, workstation […]

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SafePlus Assessment Tool

The SafePlus online self-assessment tool is a free health and safety performance improvement tool, designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Easy to set up and repeat. Quick for your people to complete. Private and confidential. https://online.safeplus.nz/

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Launching Our New Website!

Embracing the Digital Age: DeRisk NZ’s New Website Launch At DeRisk NZ, we’ve always been committed to providing tailored, professional health and safety consultancy and training solutions to businesses across New Zealand. Our mission is to enable businesses to achieve practical health and safety outcomes through systems-based solutions. Today, we’re excited to announce a significant […]

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SafePlus

A health and safety performance improvement toolkit developed by WorkSafe, ACC, and MBIE. It provides resources and an assessment tool to help businesses improve their health and safety performance.

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WorkSafe New Zealand

WorkSafe is the primary workplace health and safety regulator in New Zealand. They provide a wealth of resources, guides, and tools to help businesses understand and comply with health and safety regulations.

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Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)

The MBIE provides information and resources on New Zealand’s health and safety laws, including guidelines for businesses on how to comply.

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ACC (Accident Compensation Corporation)

ACC provides comprehensive resources on injury prevention in the workplace, including guides, toolkits, and training resources.

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