Workplace health and safety

Worker awarded $400,000 after fall

Worker awarded $400,000 after fall

As a result of the incident, the worker sustained serious spinal damage

Man refuses to wear mask, shoots store workers

Man refuses to wear mask, shoots store workers

The latest incident raises concerns about employee safety following encounters with customers over face mask policies

COVID-19: Can you refuse to return to work?

COVID-19: Can you refuse to return to work?

Not everybody is ready to face the risks of the global pandemic

Should employers rely on COVID-19 home test kits?

Should employers rely on COVID-19 home test kits?

These rapid tests signal a revolutionary turn in the fight against COVID-19, but how accurate are they?

'This is a landmark decision'

'This is a landmark decision'

The COEU will see Otago Polytechnic spend a minimum of $275,000 on health and safety measures and initiatives

Returning to a safe and healthy workplace

Returning to a safe and healthy workplace

When it comes to workplace health, where does HR’s responsibility lie? HRD speaks to Leanne Scanes of Vitality Works