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Health & Safety

Are you feeling overwhelmed with the upcoming H&S changes?

If you look on the Web, there are literally pages and pages relating to Health & Safety, including various training courses, publications, information, tips, online magazine and many company specific Health & Safety sites. But what does all this mean? What does Health & Safety mean for your business and what do you need to change or start doing to ensure you meet your legal requirements.

It can be a daunting task when you begin the process of implementing a Health & Safety policy and procedure that complies with new legislation that will be coming into effect in April 2016 there is no better time to start thinking about it than NOW.

Worksafe NZ states on their website that “The object of the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 is to promote the prevention of harm to all people at work, and others in, or in the vicinity of, places of work”.

But what does this mean for your business? And did you know that a safe working environment includes wellbeing and mental health?

To take the stress out of the process we can assist in implementing Health & Safety policies for your business, ensuring the process is meets legislative requirements but in a way that’s practical for your business.

Please phone us today to discuss how we can assist you in achieving your Health & Safety objectives to ensure you have everything in place by APRIL 2016.



I have known Thelma French for around 20 years, mainly as a business colleague working in the media industry. Thelma has worked in a number of organisations in the time I have known her and is someone who has truly evolved and developed as she has risen to meet the challenges. Thelma is someone who is very highly principled and who has at the core of her character an unwavering commitment to integrity and equity. She is unique in that she balances those elements of her character with innate warmth and an enormous sense of fun. She is someone who can be relied upon in any situation and provides strength and support to those around her.
CEO, Corporate, Auckland
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