Consultation

Health and Safety at Work (Volunteer Associations) Amendment Bill

Members are invited to this bill which amends the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 to allow volunteer associations that employ a person or persons for not greater than 100 hours per week to be excluded from the definition of a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU). Ie effectively excluding volunteer associations from having to comply with health and safety regulations,  and removing provisions volunteers from the regulatory protections the Act offers. 

Find the link to the Bill, and the parliamentary debate (see video)  on its introduction, here (https://www.parliament.nz/en/pb/bills-and-laws/bills-proposed-laws/document/BILL_76427/health-and-safety-at-work-volunteer-associations-amendment

Send feedback to marilyn.head@nzno.org.nz by 25 June 2018.

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