Alert: Notifications at reduced capacity during COVID-19 restrictions
We are operating at reduced capacity due to the COVID 19 alert level four requirements.
Please only call our 0800 number if someone is at serious risk of harm or has been seriously injured, become seriously ill, or died as a result of work.
For other notifications please complete our online forms at Notify WorkSafe.
Worker representation can benefit a business and workers in many different ways.Read more
SafePlus is a new, voluntary, health and safety performance improvement toolkit for businesses. It defines what good health and safety looks like, above minimum legal complianceRead more
The Puataunofo “Come Home Safely” educational programme is designed to engage and educate Pacific people working in higher risk industries.Read more
General requirements for workplaces
There are certain health and safety requirements for workplaces that all persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) must meet.Read more
Working with other businesses
When there are multiple businesses at the same location, each business must do what they can, within their influence and control, to keep workers safe.Read more
Worker engagement and participation
All businesses and undertakings must involve their workers in workplace health and safety.Read more
Guidance for business leaders
Business leaders have an obligation as officers to exercise due diligence to ensure the business meets its health and safety obligations.Read more
Requirements for Health and Safety Representatives and Health and Safety Committees
The best health and safety outcomes are achieved when a PCBU and its workers work together.Read more
Requirements for checking limited attendance childcare workers
There are requirements for checking the criminal history of workers at limited attendance childcare centres.Read more
Request removal of a Health and Safety Representative
A business may want to remove an HSR if they believe that the HSR has not performed satisfactorily or exercised their functions or powers correctly.Read more
Young people at work
All jobs are important for young people in developing a work ethic and the skills to identify and manage work-related risks.Read more