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Training for health and safety

Filed under: Accident Compensation, Workplace Injuries, Employment Law

Training is an essential element in ensuring the health and safety of employees and others while at work. For this reason, a requirement to provide employees...

Supervision for health and safety

Filed under: Accident Compensation, Workplace Injuries, Employment Law

Adequate supervision is an essential element in ensuring the health and safety of employees and others while at work. For this reason, a requirement to...

First aid at work

Filed under: Accident Compensation, Workplace Injuries, Employment Law, Health

If someone is hurt in an emergency or accident at work, immediate first aid treatment could mean the difference between life and death. This means that...

How can I reduce my ACC levies?

Filed under: Accident Compensation, Workplace Injuries, Employment Law, Tax, Insurance

Every employer, self-employed person, and earner pays an ACC levy to cover the cost of injuries under New Zealand’s accident compensation scheme. These...

Injured workers: paying first week compensation

Filed under: Accident Compensation, Workplace Injuries, Employment Law

If an employee is injured at work and is unable to work as a result, their employer (not ACC) is responsible for paying them during their first week (or...

Asbestos identification, testing, removal and disposal regulations

Filed under: Accident Compensation, Workplace Injuries

With an unprecedented amount of demolition taking place in Christchurch as part of the post-earthquake rebuild of the city, the problem of asbestos in...

Accident Compensation

Filed under: Accident Compensation, Workplace Injuries

The Accident Compensation Act 2001 provides 24-hour, no fault compulsory comprehensive protection for all those covered by the scheme.

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