Category Archives: What’s New

HASAW Regulations: Risk Management, Training/Supervision: What does the draft say?

Draft For Consultation Regulations have been published by MBIE under the proposed Health & Safety at Work Act. This is Phase 1 of a two part HASAW Regulations.  The Draft is entitled the Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2015. This post is the first in a series of five. In it, we look at the first two …

Balanced risks in society

The Fire Service is in a dangerous business. They walk into places when we are running out. It’s their job. Tempting, perhaps, to assume that accepting danger is part of the deal. But the Fire Service Commission has the same safety responsibilities to their employees as any other employer. They just can’t walk away when the going gets tough. …