New Zealand Health & Safety for Managers

  • 4 topics | 16m 1s
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
As managers face increasing pressure to do more with less and priorities continually shift, one priority remains unchanged: managers in every industry share the critical responsibility of ensuring workplace safety. This course will discuss the specific health and safety obligations attached to managerial roles and equip learners to fulfil these obligations through outlining a risk mitigation process. It will also explore the manager's role in ensuring employers adhere to workplace safety laws and describe the penalties for non-compliance for businesses. These course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with any federal, state, or local laws. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel. The information contained herein is provided only as general information that may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. This information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to constitute legal advice or to substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed in your state.


  • identify managers' key health and safety obligations
  • recognise managerial risk mitigation responsibilities
  • identify managers' role in assisting their employers to comply with applicable health and safety legislation
  • recognise the manager's role in meeting workplace health and safety requirements


  • Prioritising Workplace Health and Safety
  • Managing Risks to Workplace Safety
  • Complying with Workplace Safety Legislation
  • Exercise: Protecting Workers' Health and Safety