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Health and Safety For Managers

Organisations have a legal duty to put in place suitable arrangements to manage for health and safety. Business leaders, owners, managers and supervisors all need to know how to keep people safe. 


This course will guide you through your legal obligations and introduce strategies to ensure your business is as healthy and as safe as possible. You'll get an understanding of the Health and Safety at Work Act and learn the importance of understanding, promoting, and implementing effective health and safety practices.  


Employers, business owners, managers, supervisors and those in human resource departments. 

  • What the current legislative framework requires and future expectations

  • Defining a PCBU, a worker, an officer and their respective duties

  • Communication and due diligence

  •  “All practicable steps” and “reasonably practicable”

  • Hazard and risk identification and methods of control

  • What is effective worker engagement and consultation

  •  How to engage your workforce for effective hazard and risk assessments

  • Monitoring of workplace health related issues

  • Measuring safety performance

  • Understanding the “duty of care” for principals, contractors and sub-contractors

  • Compliance with reporting obligations

  • How health and safety representatives, supervisors/teams leaders, middle managers, senior managers contribute to positive health and safety outcomes

  • How different management styles and behaviours influence safety culture and outcomes

  • Understand your role in health and safety

  • Know how you can contribute to improving the safety culture of the business

  • Understand the legislative framework of the current and new health and safety legislation

  • Understand the various duties and responsibilities for officers, managers, supervisors and workers

  • Understand how to facilitate the identification, assessment, control and review of hazards and risks

  • Know if your hazards and risks are being managed effectively

  • Manage and support a worker and contractor engagement model

  • Use written and verbal communication to improve safety knowledge and understanding for workers


One day



This workshop has qualified for the NZTE Capability Development voucher programme | Regional Business Partner Network event reference OSEA25

Small and medium size businesses may qualify for vouchers to help pay for services such as training workshops, courses and coaching that build the management capabilities of their owners, operators and key managers. Approved businesses will receive a voucher for up to 50% of the course investment fee.

For more information on the NZTE Capability Development voucher programme or to find your local Regional Business Partner please visit

Dunedin 26 October 2018 9.00am - 4.30pm OSEA, 16 McBride Street, Dunedin 26/10/2018 08:00 26/10/2018 15:30 96 Health and Safety For Managers Dunedin - OSEA, 16 McBride Street, Dunedin dd-mm-YYYY
Invercargill 15 November 2018 9:00am - 4:00pm OSEA, 64 Arena Avenue, Invercargill 15/11/2018 08:00 15/11/2018 15:00 96 Health and Safety For Managers Invercargill - OSEA, 64 Arena Avenue, Invercargill dd-mm-YYYY
Queenstown 24 October 2018 8:30am - 12:30pm Holiday Inn, Frankton Road Queenstown 24/10/2018 07:30 24/10/2018 13:30 96 Health and Safety For Managers Queenstown - Holiday Inn, Frankton Road Queenstown dd-mm-YYYY


$ 470.00 + GST for members
$ 620.00 + GST for non members

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