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Below is information on six health and safety publications that would be valuable additions to your professional library.



Workplace Press Publication.Health and safety at work Act 2015

worker engagement, participation, representation.

A health and safety handbook

Douglas M. Hay

This is a comprehensive and practical handbook to assist health and safety representatives and PCBUs understand their responsibilities following the introduction of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.

Table of contents:

  • Introduction
  • Objectives and duties of the legislation
  • Worker engagement and participation
  • Worker representation
  • Work groups
  • Health and safety committees
  • Effective communication and consultation practices
  • Information, Training and Supervision
  • Risk management
  • Control measures
  • Management of stress and fatigue
  • Emergencies and incidents
  • Accident investigation
  • Worksafe NZ
  • Rehabilitation

ISBN: 978-0-9864516-6-9
Publication date: April 2016
Recommended selling price: $66.00 (inc GST)

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Workplace Press Publication.Hazardous Substances Handbook – A guide to the HSNO Act 1996 (3rd Edition 2014) Peter O’Donnell, Douglas Hay and Maxine Clark.

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This Handbook is intended for those people who: Are persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) where hazardous substances are being used. Require reference information on how to implement the HSNO legislation. Are responsible for ensuring that all legal requirements of the HSNO legislation is correctly managed.

Table of contents:

This 3rd edition contains complete up to date information on the HSNO Act and how to meet requirements. It contains revised chapters and current information on:

  • Administration of the Act and enforcement
  • Complying with the HSNO Act
  • Classification of hazardous substances
  • Group standards
  • Hazardous substance controls and trigger quantities for controls
  • Test certificates
  • Emergency Management
  • Assessment of adverse effects of hazardous substances
  • Correlation between GHS classes and categories

Additional sections covering:

  • Interpreting HSNO classifications
  • Finding approval numbers ,classifications and controls

ISBN: 978-0-9864516-3-8
Publication date: August 2014
Recommended selling price: $198.00 (inc GST)
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Workplace Press Publication.ACC Workplace Safety Management Practices: An Audit Handbook
Third Edition

Douglas M Hay

This Audit Handbook helps an employer undertake a self assessment prior to an independent audit and provides comprehensive information for employers on the requirements of the ACC Workplace Safety Management Practices audit.

Table of contents:

  • Employer commitment to safety management practices
  • Planning, review and evaluation
  • Hazard identification, assessment and management
  • Information, training and supervision
  • Incident and injury reporting, recording and investigation
  • Employee participation in health and safety management
  • Emergency planning and readiness
  • Protection of employees from on-site work undertaken by contractors and subcontractors
  • Workplace observations

ISBN: 0 9582004-7-5
Publication date: November 2007
Recommended selling price: $198.00 (inc GST)

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Workplace Press Publication.Principal and Contractor Health & Safety:  An Audit Handbook Second Edition

Douglas M Hay

An Audit handbook which provides comprehensive information to Principals and Contractors on their responsibilities under the HSE Act.  It monitors compliance and allows managers to identify where improvements are needed and how to monitor them.  Audit forms on electronic disk.

Table of contents:

  • Case law & Contractual arrangements
  • Major Contracts
    • health & safety specifications
    • selection of contractor
    • negotiation of contract terms
    • review of contractor performance
  • Minor Contracts
    • Health & safety specifications
    • Selection & negotiation of contract terms
    • Information for contractor
    • Monitoring, intervention and review
  • Contractor self review audit
  • Accident insurance
  • Electronic audit forms

ISBN: 0 9582004 4 0
Publication date: 2005
Recommended selling price: $198.00 (inc GST)

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Workplace Press Publication.Office Health & Safety – An Audit Handbook (2nd ed)

Douglas M. Hay

The audit handbook helps an employer undertake a self assessment in the office environment in order to assess their levels of compliance to the HSE Act and regulations.  Guidelines are provided to help employers meet and understand their statutory duties.  Includes employee participation.  Audit forms on electronic disk.

Table of contents:

  • Equipment purchase and selection
  • Work organisation
  • Office environment
  • Recruitment, Induction training
  • On the job training and information
  • Emergency procedures
  • Accident reporting, recording and investigation
  • Principals, contractors and subcontractors
  • Active management commitment and Employee participation
  • Electronic Audit Forms

ISBN: 0 9582004 5 9
Publication date: 2005
Recommended selling price: $198.00 (inc GST)

Download order form here (PDF, 1 page, 50Kb.)



Workplace Press Publication.‘Health and Safety Compliance – An Audit Handbook for Managers and Supervisors 3rd Edn 2011
Douglas M Hay

The audit handbook helps an employer undertake a self assessment in order to assess their level of compliance to the HSE Act and regulations.  Useful guidelines are provided to help an employer meet and understand their statutory duties.  Includes employee participation.  Audit forms on electronic disk.

Table of contents:

  • Objectives and duties of the legislation
  • Worker engagement and participation
  • Worker representation
  • Work groups
  • Health and safety committees
  • Effective communication and consultation practices
  • Information, Training and Supervision
  • Risk management
  • Control measures
  • Management of stress and fatigue
  • Emergencies and incidents
  • Worksafe NZ
  • Rehabilitation

ISBN: 978 0 9864516 1 4
Publication date: 2011
Recommended selling price: $198.00 (inc GST)

Download order form here (PDF, 1 page, 50Kb.)


bulk discount

Please note that Workplace Press is able to offer bulk discounts on these publications.

Annual updates are available - please contact us for details and pricing.

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