Health and Safety requirements for boards and school leaders
Download sample policies and procedures and tools that support a strong practical application of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.
Level of compliance
Principals and Tumuaki
Health and Safety Officer(s)
These tools help boards and school leaders to meet their requirements as a Person Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBU) according to the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015. They are a supplementary resource, the primary source of information must be the HSWA itself, the Regulations made under the HSWA and WorkSafe New Zealand.
Health and Safety Practical Guide
This guide provides an overview of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA), and outlines the responsibilities of boards and school leaders under it. We recommend all schools read this guide.