Directors Duties and Liabilities under the New Health & Safety Act

Event Details

    New Zealand’s health and safety laws have undergone a major overhaul with the new Act coming into effect in mid 2015. The consequences of failing to comply with the new regulations are significant. Companies face fines of up to $3 million and individuals falling into the new PCBU category can be held personally liable, with potential fines of up to $600,000 and/or 5 years in prison.

    Brightstar Training’s 1-day course “Directors’ Duties and Liabilities under the New Health & Safety Act” is designed to ensure that you know exactly what to do to meet your due diligence requirements, avoid penalties and ensure compliance.

    Key concepts and law changes will be explained, and you will understand what you will be legally required to do to show that you are meeting your new responsibilities, incl. new initiatives and processes to create safety awareness at all levels of your organisation.

    Key Learning Objectives

    • Understand the impact of the new Health and Safety reform
    • Identify your new duties and liabilities under the new regulation
    • Learn key tools to manage the new due diligence duties for directors
    • Identify and mitigate Health and Safety risks and hazards
    • Mitigate the risk of facing penalties under the new Act


    Past Attendee Testimonial

    "The course highlighted key changes and refocus on current requirements. Really enjoyed the presentation. Would definitely attend further courses"
    Dean Hodgson, Finance Director, PSP Ltd


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