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The Human Resources Institute of New Zealand

Human Resources Institute of New Zealand (HRINZ) is the professional body for those involved in Human Resource Management and the development of people.

HRINZ represents the interests of 3,000+ individual members who make up around 45% of the known New Zealand HR market. Read More

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Health and Safety - Employers Responsibility

Under the Health and Safety Act, employers are legally responsible for ensuring, so far as it is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare of their employees. All employees should take all practicable steps to ensure their own safety at work and are expected to exercise a general duty of care, set out in the Health & Safety in Employment Act, 1992.

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