Health and Safety is one of the top priorities when it comes to security management and operation in New Zealand.
The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) is New Zealand’s key work health and safety legislation focused in reducing work-related fatalities and injury.
It sets out the health and safety duties that must be complied with, including the responsibility of businesses to make sure everyone stays safe in the workplace, including not only the employees, but also any visitors and contractors.
What does it means?
It's important to keep an accurate record of all people in your premises (coming and going, arriving and departing), so you can also have information in case of any emergency.
What's more, it's also required that those visitors, contractors and employees get a safety briefing and/or receive all necessary instructions upon their arrival.
Many companies and businesses keep a book at their premises, but...
Have you though what would happen if there was an emergency requiring immediate evacuation?
How to make sure everyone is safe?