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A 10-year plan to address health risks in New Zealand’s workplaces has been launched by the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety, Hon Michael Woodhouse.
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The OHS Vulnerability Measure, developed at the Institute for Work & Health, Ontario, measures the extent to which a worker may be vulnerable to occupational health and safety (OHS) risks at work. Research has shown that vulnerability, as measured by this tool, is associated with elevated rates of self-reported work injury and illness.
Law firm Buddle Findlay discusses the definition of officers under the HSWA in relation to local authorities.