Health and Safety Legislation

Key Information

Duration: Half Day (4 Hours)

Maximum Attendees: 12

Training available nationwide at one of our centres, or your own workplace

Price (excl GST)

$2790 Company Booking

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Learn about the key roles and responsibilities of Health and Safety Representatives, as well as Health and Safety Committee members within a workplace.

Stay on top of evolving legislation with our Online Health and Safety Legislation course. Ensure your organisation remains compliant with the latest regulations, reducing legal risks and promoting a culture of safety.

This comprehensive course provides learners with an in-depth
understanding of health and safety legislation, duty holders, and the regulator WorkSafe NZ:

  • Introduces New Zealand’s health and safety legislative
    framework including the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015,
    regulations, and safe work instruments. Outlining the different
    duty holders like PCBUs, officers, workers, and others.
  • Examines the specific responsibilities of duty holders and requirements for worker representation, participation, and engagement.
  • Covers the role and powers of the regulator WorkSafe NZ
    including education, engagement, and enforcement. It details
    notification requirements for notifiable events.
  • Unit Standards - H&S L (Click to see more detail)









    Describe duties, rights, representation and the regulator in terms of New Zealand health

    and safety legislation


Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate an operational understanding of current New Zealand Health and Safety Legislation
  2. Describe key duties and the application of those duties in the workplace in accordance with Health and Safety Legislation
  3. Describe the key roles in terms of worker participation and engagements in relation to the HSWA

Entry Criteria:

  1. All students are required to have a level of written and oral English equivalent to NCEA level 1 (year 11) or IELTS 5.5 or higher, to be eligible to attend our courses. The person responsible for making bookings or authorising attendance on the course must agree to these Terms and Conditions prior to acceptance of their student(s) onto the course. Where a student does not meet our English language requirement a reader/writer must be supplied by the student or the person responsible for authorising the student’s attendance. The reader/writer cannot be another student attending the same course.