Health & Safety For Transport Operators
National Road Carriers are a key stakeholder with Government Agencies. Communication from these Agencies enable us to pass on the necessary information to members as well as to provide feedback.
The new Health & Safety at Work Act 2015 is in force, which makes everyone accountable.
If you would like to know more, contact Paula Rogers at the NRC office by phone on 09 636 2957 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternately, follow the links below for;
- A guide to writing a Health & Safety Policy
- Who is responsible for Health & Safety
- The election process for choosing a Health & Safety representative
- Various Health & Safety templates
Useful Links and Resources
WorkSafe NZ Ltd
- Manual Handling
Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling heavy loads can put you at risk of serious injury.
Bullying is a serious issue in the workplace and can occur across all industries and job types. But what actually is considered bullying?
Vehicles need to be used within their limits and capabilities – choose the right vehicle for the job.
- Slips, trips and falls
Ground clutter, uneven or slippery floor surfaces, poor lighting or lack of signage all contribute to thousands of workers getting injured every year.
- Hazardous substances
Did you know that there are 150,000 businesses across New Zealand that manufacture, use, handle or store hazardous substances in the workplace? If you work with hazardous substances then you should know how to safely manage the risks associated with them.
- NoiseA noisy work environment can damage your hearing and once it’s gone, it’s gone.
To work safely you need to be physically and mentally alert. Fatigue can be a risk in workplaces. Both businesses and workers have a responsibility to manage fatigue.
- Small Businesses
Health and safety is vital for small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs), defined as those with less than 20 employees. Evidence suggests that in any particular industry, SMEs are less safe than larger businesses. SMEs may also find it harder to recover from serious health and safety incidents.
ACC Injury Cost Calculator
Find out the real cost to your business when an employee suffers an injury.
Use the ACC Injury Cost Calculator here.