Safety

John Bush a Health and Safety Management Analyst and Coordinator of the Henley Men’s Shed (Masterton) has provided some resources that may be of interest to Sheds establishing systems and practices that encourage a safe and happy Shed.

Note “That MenzShed NZ executive (individually or collectively) accepts no liability for the use or misuse of information taken from this website, such information is provided in good faith to assist member Sheds, but does not replace the individual Shed’s obligations under statute in New Zealand”

Click on any of the links below and feel free to reproduce for use in your Men’s Shed.

A guide to the new Health and Safety at Work Act Introduction-to-the-hsw-act-2015      

General safety and machine safety GENERAL-SAFETY-AND-MACHINE-SAFETY

Inducting a new member INDUCTING-A-NEW-MEMBER                      

Providing training and supervision PROVIDING-TRAINING-AND-SUPERVISION

What is your policy on safety WHATS YOUR POLICY ON SAFETY   

Your duty to care YOUR-DUTY-TO-CARE

Other resources

WorkSafe New Zealand http://www.business.govt.nz/worksafe has tools and resources covering health and safety including: