Health and Safety guidelines for directors, health and safety act

Guidelines released for company directors on their health and safety responsibilities

An important resource for company directors, and part of the  Ministry’s work to implement recommendations from the Royal Commission on the  Pike River Coal Mine Tragedy, is now available health and safety act

The Good Governance Practices Guideline for Managing  Health and Safety Risks was developed jointly by the Ministry and the  Institute of Directors with input from employer and employee groups.  The  guideline gives practical advice to company directors on managing health and  safety risk and influencing performance in this critical area in their organisations.

It is an essential resource for directors providing  information on director responsibilities, the role of directors in health and  safety, diagnostic questions and actions for directors as well as case studies  and a checklist.



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