Tools for staying healthy and safe at work
Together with WorkSafe we offer resources and tools to help you keep healthy and safe in your workplace and industry.
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Working to improve health and safety performance
We're working with WorkSafe and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) to create tools to help your business.
SafePlus is a toolkit that helps businesses understand what good health and safety looks like. It has an online self-assessment tool, onsite assessments, resources and guidance to help you improve your health and safety performance.
The WorkSafe Toolshed
The Toolshed has tools to help you understand health and safety guidelines.
WorkSafe Ports tool
The Ports Tool helps to improve health and safety in the ports sector, particularly identifying and managing critical risks.
The HASANZ Register is a one-stop shop for businesses to find reliable, quality health and safety advice and services.
Calculate the cost of an employee injury
Employee injuries can cost your business in productivity, time and money. Find out how much by using our injury cost calculator.
Manage pain and discomfort at work
Pain and discomfort can stop employees from performing their best and lead to further injury.
The Risk Reckoner is an easy-to-use tool that will help you and your workers understand the risks of manual handling. Use it as part of your risk management process to measure the risk of a task and get recommendations on how to make it safer.
You can also order a physical version of the Risk Reckoner:
Industry-specific health and safety
We’re working with the industry and our partners to give farmers the skills and resources to stay healthy and safe. FarmStrong is an initiative to improve farmers’ wellbeing. WorkSafe also has health and safety resources for farmers.
We have resources to help you prevent injuries on a construction site. The Construction Health and Safety Risk Cards is an online resource with information to help you identify common risks and keep construction workers safe. WorkSafe also has resources to help construction workers.
We’ve created guidelines, resources and videos for the healthcare sector to prevent injuries from moving and handling people. There are also videos and practical tips to help you follow the guidelines.
View all video guides to moving and handling people
WorkSafe has a guide for persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs)on managing the risks of moving and handling people in the healthcare industry
We’re helping the forestry industry to fund Safetree. This programme provides health and safety resources to everybody involved in forestry. We also support the Forestry Industry Safety Council’s goal of zero fatalities or serious injuries.
WorkSafe has resources to help prevent injuries in manufacturing.
WorkSafe has created resources to assist small business in improving their health and safety performance.
The site has health and safety guides for 14 types of city businesses. These are the 14 businesses you’re most likely to see on a city block such as retail stores to accommodation and hospitality businesses.