Assessments

This report contains information from WorkSafe assessments and some high hazard inspections conducted from 2010 onwards. Assessments and high hazard inspections involve our staff visiting workplaces around New Zealand.

This report allows you to see where in the country, and in what industries workplace visits are being conducted.

Last updated to 30 November 2018.

The graph shows the number of workplace assessment visits conducted from 1 January 2010 until the most recent update. Both ongoing and completed assessments are included.

More detailed breakdowns can be found in the CSVs below. 

Table 1. Assessments HSWA:

  • This table includes visits from 4 April 2016 to present, under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA).
  • This table provides counts of HSWA visits by year, month, industry level 1 and 2, and region.

Table 1. Assessments HSWA (CSV)

Table 2. Assessments HSWA Detail:

  • This table provides more detailed breakdowns of the data in Table 1, by detailed industry and region. 
  • This table includes an indicator to identify whether any non-prosecution enforcement action was taken. 

Table 2. Assessments HSWA Detail (CSV)

Table 3. Assessments HSE:

  • This table includes visits from 1 January 2010 to 3 April 2016, under the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (HSE).
  • This table provides counts of HSE visits by year, month, industry level 1 and 2, and region.

Table 3. Assessments HSE (CSV)

Table 4. Assessments HSE Detail:

  • This table provides more detailed breakdowns of the data in Table 3, by detailed industry and region.
  • This table includes an indicator to identify whether any non-prosecution enforcement action was taken.  

Table 4. Assessments HSE Detail (CSV)

1. The year and month variables are calculated based on the primary visit date of the assessment/inspection (usually the date of the first visit).

2. While this report uses the Australia New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (2006) system, the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing industry has been modified to provide additional detail (see AFF2017 variable).

3. Data quality has improved over time so caution is advised when interpreting the data.