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29, Sep, 2015

Health and Safety Reform Bill Update


Parliament recently passed the Health and Safety Reform Bill which may have an impact on how you manage the health and safety risks associated with your high performance, community sport, recreation, events, and other activities.

 

The new Health and Safety at Work Act will come into force on 4 April 2016.  SportNZ have been working closely with the Ministry of Business, Employment and Innovation (MBIE) and WorkSafe New Zealand over the last few months so that everyone involved in the sport and recreation sector remains safe.

Here’s what you need to know:

The risks associated with sport and recreation activities are unchanged

WorkSafe NZ provided input into our May 2015 advisory. ​

Use this link to read more:

http://www.sportnz.org.nz/assets/Uploads/attachments/managing-sport/2015-06-Partner-Advisory-HandS-Reform-Bill-advice.pdf