Health and safety on site

Last updated: 15 March 2016

Everyone working on a building site needs to contribute to health and safety. Think ahead to avoid accidents.

Worksafe New Zealand website

Health and safety emergency procedures template, and information specific to the construction and building sector, including a template to create your own health and safety plan.

Visit Worksafe's Safer Construction website


You can also read A guide to health and safety and employment standards at work on the New Zealand Government Procurement website. The guide is part of a series developed by MBIE to support agencies in using good practice when planning construction procurement.

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