ACT Safety Ltd is a private Health and Safety training provider, accredited by NZQA as
a Category 1 PTE providing Health and Safety Industry training to the New
Zealander workforce for the past 13 years. With our all-around approach to services,
from providing H&S audits, consultancy and developing and implementing
Health and Safety processes and systems, we work with our clients to
determine their training needs, helping them to meet their compliance
requirements and focusing on Staff development.
With our custom-built facility in East Tamaki, Auckland and soon-to-open
facility at Twigger Street in Christchurch, we provide high quality industry
training. Anyone who has trained with ACT Safety will testify to the warm and
friendly customer services team, very experienced industry trainers and of
course the excellent morning teas and lunches provided. This has
become part and parcel of who we are.
Focusing on safety is not just the right
thing to do; it’s the smart thing to do.
The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) is New Zealand's key work
health and safety law. It introduced responsibilities for managing
work-related risks that can cause serious injury, illness or even death. Having
good health and safety practices in place is now more important than ever
Health and Safety Representatives (HSR) from within an organisation
help make the workplace safe. Health and Safety Representative training
teaches the right skills needed to be an effective and proactive asset to the
organisation. Any unit standards completed by HSRs at Stage 2 or Stage 3 courses
can count as NZQA credits towards tertiary education, and continuous
Stage one - introduction to the role of a HSR (mandatory)
regulator in terms of NZ health and safety legislation
Under these HSWA all HSRs must complete initial training (stage one (1) to
be considered a trained HSR and meet the recognised (NZQA) Unit Standard
(US) 29315 for Stage 1 course. This stage will cover the importance of worker
engagement, participation, and representation, basic risk management,
purpose, and correct use of the Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN).
Stage two - investigation and managing risk
NZQA Unit Standards (US) which are generally used in stage 2 for HSR
professional development are:
Interested in learning more about the Health and Safety at Work Act?
Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 No 70 (as at 13 June 2023), Public Act Contents –
New Zealand Legislation
Why not check out our Health and Safety Representative Courses which have
been specially designed for H&S graduates, co-ordinators, administrators,
new advisers or H&S Reps who want to develop their H&S knowledge further.
For all other courses available visit our website www.actsafety.co.nz or
contact our friendly team on 0800 270 959 for training nation-wide or on your
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