Health and Safety Association New Zealand


Tools & Resources

HASANZ supports the development and promotes the use of tools and resources that contributes to healthy and safe work for everyone in Aotearoa.

The OHS Body of Knowledge

Special Update on the ‘Hazard as a Concept’ Chapter

The “Hazard as a Concept” chapter, authored by Pam Pryor AO, the esteemed immediate past manager of the OHS BoK, has been recently updated.

This chapter lays the foundation for understanding how we should identify and apply hazard classifications. It is essential reading for both new entrants and seasoned professionals within OHS, providing critical perspectives that are crucial for effective safety management.

Find out more about the OHS Body of Knowledge.


ISO 45003 (guidance on psychological health and safety at work)

Good news! In case you’d not already heard…. 

ISO has made the decision to make ISO 45003 free to read as part of its COVID-19 response. If you’re ISO-curious, give in to the temptation and find out what the fuss is all about. And send on this information to everyone you think might be interested. 

You can read the full version on-line here

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Health and Safety Regulators in NZ

CAA is the workplace health and safety regulator under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) for the civil aviation system.

Maritime New Zealand is the 'regulator' under HSWA for work on board ships and for ships as workplaces.

WorkSafe NZ is the health and safety regulator for land-based workplaces.