Labour standards and practice

The Evolving Work Environment in New Zealand: Implications for Occupational Health and Safety 2008

Client:  NOHSAC - National Occupational Health and Safety Advisory Council

The research was conducted in conjunction with leading health and safety experts (Professors Michael Quinlan and Phil Bohle) and involved a detailed review of information on the potential for trends in New Zealand workplaces to generate emergent disease and injury risks, or exacerbate existing risks over the next decade. Interviews, literature searches and secondary data analyses were used to summarize existing information and projections on key trends in the New Zealand workforce and work environment, consider the impact of trends on existing occupational health and safety prevention programmes, and identify surveillance and research requirements for pro-active management of the key risks

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