Working Safer – an overview of the new Health and Safety Regime

22 April 2014

Health and Safety law in New Zealand is currently under significant review and set for change.  Each year, 75 people are killed in New Zealand workplaces.  Additionally, approximately 200,000 claims are lodged with ACC for work-related injuries and illnesses.  By drastically overhauling the existing Health and Safety system, the Government hopes to achieve a 25% reduction in these numbers by 2020.

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