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.
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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
Sample Shed Health and Safety Plan ST MARTINS H & S Plan
WorkSafe New Zealand http://www.business.govt.nz/worksafe has tools and resources covering health and safety including: