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We are seeking feedback on our draft good practice guidance, Violence in the Healthcare Industry: Guidance for PCBUs.

This guideline contains advice to PCBUs on how to fulfil their responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) in the context of managing the risk of violence. The guidance outlines how strong systems can protect workers from harm. 

Consultation draft good practice guidelines - Violence in the Healthcare Industry (PDF 448 KB)

Where to send your feedback

You can send your submission to our Guidance and Education Development team by email or by post.

Email: Guidance and Education Development 

Subject line: Submission - Violence in the healthcare industry GPG


Submission - Violence in the healthcare industry GPG
WorkSafe New Zealand
PO Box 165
Attention: Guidance and Education Development team

Please download and complete the response form below:

Consultation response form - Violence in the Healthcare Industry GPG (DOCX 75 KB)

Deadline for feedback

The deadline for accepting submissions is 5:00 pm on 7 June 2019.

We are unable to consider a submission received after that date due to the time constraints involved in developing the guidelines.

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