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    • Health and Safety in New Zealand How It Works Hillary Jenkins, Otago Polytechnic 2008
    • Health and Safety in New Zealand
    • Acts of Parliament Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 Health and Safety in Employment Regulations 1995 Health and Safety Amendment Act 2002
      • Determined by ACC and OSH boards who make recommendations to Government
      • ACC - Accident Compensation Corporation – a compulsory government insurance scheme designed to help compensate people injured through work or sport
      • OSH - Occupational Safety and Health Department – design and implement regulation & investigate workplace accidents
      Rules, Regulations, Obligations
    • Best Practice Guidelines
      • Activity guidelines determined by industry experts
      • In tourism, it is NZ Mountain Safety Council (NZMSC), NZ Outdoor Instructors Association (NZOIA) ‏
      • In conjunction with Rules, Regulations and Obligations
      • Used in Industry as accepted best practice
    • Operational Safety Plans
      • All business’s have a Safety Plan:
      • Protect Employees, Guests, Volunteers
      • Identify Hazards
      • Eliminate, Minimize, Isolate
      • Details Emergency Procedure
    • Safety Plans: Manage Hazards Prevent Accidents Keep People Safe Health and Safety in New Zealand
    • Accidents in Work Place
      • OSH Investigates
      • Is it a reoccurring accident?
      • Was it employee/er negligence?
      • Can end in court
      • Recommendations to Acts of Parliament
      • Changes to Best Practice Guidelines
      • ACC Levies Rise
      • Reputation of business can be affected
    • Health and Safety in New Zealand Operation Safety Plans Manage Hazards and Prevent Accidents Best practice guidelines Acts of Parliament Rules Regulation Obligation OSH and ACC