The Health & Safety at Work Act and subsequent Regulations recently introduced have created a step change in the expectations and indeed obligations placed upon all stakeholders with regards to workplace harm.
Due diligence requirements for senior business leaders (Officers) and the primary duty of care for businesses or undertakings (PCBU) have been clearly established in law. ‘Overlapping duties’ and the definition of who constitutes a ‘worker’ may be causing concern and confusion.
You may have concerns about Regulations relating to hazardous substances, asbestos or others specific to your activities (such as agriculture, construction, forestry etc.). We can help you navigate your way through this maze of legislation and Regulations to ensure that your processes and systems are compliant and that your workers are not exposed to harm.