Health and Safety for Councils

Health and Safety for Councils


Aired on 6 June 2018, this webinar is now available on-demand on our EquiP TV platform.

Please email the EquiP team to purchase this on-demand webinar. 

Price: $150+GST per person

This webinar is approx. 60 minutes long.

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The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 has been in force for over 2 years and organisations are still grappling to understand and implement the changes required.

Councils as leaders have an important role to play in the community to ensure Council work is undertaken in an environment that is healthy and safe for all people involved and who may be affected by Council work. 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this webinar you will have:

  • an overview of health and safety governance obligations and how the courts enforce them;
  • an understanding of what councils are and should be doing to meet their obligations; and
  • an understanding of governance obligations from a council perspective through case studies.

Recommended Audience

This webinar is for elected members, senior management and anyone else wanting an overview of governance of health and safety obligations and the implications they have for councils.

About the Presenter

Olivia Grant, Partner, Duncan Cotterill

Olivia leads the health and safety and employment law team in Duncan Cotterill’s Wellington office.

She acts for a range of organisations, from large corporates, SMEs, government departments, charities and not for profits in all matters relating to employment and health and safety, including Worksafe investigations and prosecutions, training, compliance and implementation of relevant health and safety policies and procedures. She has experience in a range of industries including forestry, manufacturing, agriculture, education, construction, and hospitality.

Please contact the EquiP team for further information on 04 924 1200 or email 

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