Health and Safety For Managers

Date 18 February, 2020 | Time 9am - 4.30pm

Venue OSEA, 192 Spey Street, Invercargill

Event Description

In every organisation, there is a collective responsibility to constantly identify, monitor and address hazards in order to prevent injuries and illness.

The Health and Safety at Work Act emphasises the importance of understanding, promoting, and implementing effective health and safety practices.


Anyone who has responsibility for health and safety processes within their business including business owners, managers, team leaders, supervisors, health and safety representatives and workers.

  • Health and safety legislation
  • Defining a PCBU, a worker, an officer and their respective duties
  • The difference between risk management and hazard management
  • Health and safety requirements for hazard and risk control
  • Methods of hazard and risk control
  • Hazard and risk assessment procedures
  • How to engage your workforce for effective hazard and risk assessments
  • How to measure and report on safety performance of hazards and risks
  • How to develop lag and lead indicators for high risk hazards
  • Understanding the “duty of care”
  • Describe risks and hazards that may cause harm to those present within the working environment
  • Explain health and safety requirements for hazard and risk control
  • Describe applicable hazard and risk control methods appropriate for various environments
  • Encourage others to be active in preventing injuries
  • Describe methods of risk assessment/evaluation
  • Describe the hierarchy of risk reduction approaches
  • Comprehend the reporting and investigation schemes and the other ways to learn from them

One day

This workshop has qualified for the NZTE Capability Development voucher programme | Regional Business Partner Network event reference OSEA25


Small and medium size businesses may qualify for vouchers to help pay for services such as training workshops, courses and coaching that build the management capabilities of their owners, operators and key managers. Approved businesses will receive a voucher for up to 50% of the course investment fee.

For more information on the NZTE Capability Development voucher programme or to find your local Regional Business Partner please visit

Ticket Cost
Chamber members $517 + GST
Non members $620 + GST
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