Enforceable undertakings were introduced in the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) as an alternative to prosecution. In this article we discuss the features of this alternative and the potential benefits of taking this path.
Is your commercial building compliant with the Health and Safety At Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2016?
WorkSafe New Zealand has reported the first sentencing decision under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 this week. The decision is the first guidance available about the interpretation of the Act... >
Last month WorkSafe entered into an Enforceable Undertaking Agreement with St Kentigern College, following an incident at the school's 2016 production of Sweeney Todd where two students had their throats cut with a razor... >
Every year the New Zealand Fire Service and National Rural Fire Authority battle fires all over New Zealand, which begs the question – Who pays for this? >
The Kaikoura earthquake was another reminder of the volatile and unpredictable nature of our land. We set out some guidance on points if you own, or are a tenant in, a commercial building potentially affected by earthquake damage. >