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Health and safety governance guide

This revised guide helps directors meet their health and safety obligations and influence health and safety performance in their organisations.

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Guide
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By Institute of Directors & WorkSafe NZ
date
1 Mar 2016
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Health and safety reforms following the Pike River coal mine tragedy highlight the importance of good governance to improve New Zealand's health and safety record.

This revised guide includes guidance about director duties and liabilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.

The guide explains the director's role and responsibilities in health and safety, and includes diagnostic questions and actions, case studies, and a checklist.

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