Health and Safety is a key concern for New Zealand Employers. All aspects of workplace safety have come under close scrutiny in recent times. Employers are required to have a full manual in place and conduct employee training on policies and procedures.
Failure to comply with employer requirements for Health & Safety could result in costly legal action - investigators are proactively approaching businesses to inspect their documentation, which must be made publicly available on request.
This templated Health & Safety Manual will save you lots of time and effort. You will be sure that all elements required to be included will be, and should you be required to - you will be ablee to demonstrate that you have taken due care in preparing your manual. Please note that you will also need to conduct staff training and include Health and Safety in your induction processes