Leadership

Leadership is a critical element of workplace safety culture. It sets the direction for health and safety management by creating and demanding expectations and by holding management and workers strictly and continuously to account for meeting these expectations.

Factsheets

Our factsheets have been written for schools, ECE services and kōhanga reo to use.

School duty holders

The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (the Act) has a set of defined duty holders. Use the information sheet below to help you identify which positions have duties at your school/kura.

Early Childhood Education (ECE) duty holders

The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (the Act) has a set of defined duty holders. The types of positions considered to be duty holders vary depending on the service type. Use the information sheets below to help you identify which positions have duties in your early learning service.

Information sheets:

The Health and Safety in Early Childhood Education table [PDF, 163 KB] sets out the definitions and responsibilities of the duty holders and has space for you to fill in the positions at your early learning service. We recommend you print this document and write in your service’s positions.

Powerpoint presentation to explain the new Health and Safety at Work Act

Use this schools/Kura focused powerpoint presentation, with speaking notes, to help you explain the new Health and Safety at Work Act to your boards, staff and community. Your sector representatives played a key role in developing this presentation.

Download the Health and Safety at Work Act presentation [PPTX, 2.3 MB].

Early learning services presentation

Use this early learning service powerpoint presentation, with speaking notes, to help you explain the new Health and Safety at Work Act to your, staff and community.

Download the Early learning service Health and Safety at Work Act presentation [PPTX, 206 KB].

Tools and resourcing

External Resources

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