Health and Safety - Human Resources Department - University of Canterbury



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Health and Safety

Health and Safety at Work Act - Presentation

The Working together on health and safety presentation provides you with the basic facts you need to know about the Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA).

The Health and Safety team is responsible for:

  • Ensuring that the University meets its obligations with all occupational safety and health statutes and regulations.
  • Providing advice and assistance to staff and students around effective hazard management.
  • Health and safety education aimed at empowering departments to effectively identify and manage the hazards in their area.
  • Reporting and investigating events from across UC where staff/students/visitors /contractors have been injured or could have been injured in the course of their work.
  • Provision of occupational health services for e.g. health monitoring/ flu vaccines
  • Facilitating employee participation in Health & Safety.
  • Maintaining an effective rehabilitation process for staff and students as required.
  • Monitoring the Health & Safety performance across the University and reporting on this to senior management along with relevant recommendations for improvement.

If a Notifiable Event occurs, please contact the Health & Safety Manager on 027-742-8689.

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For all enquiries email: or phone +64 3 369 3636 or Extn. 93636

Health & Safety

For all enquiries email: or phone +64 3 369 3636 or Extn. 93636


Steve Hunter

Steve Hunter
Health & Safety Manager
Room 822 - Rutherford Building
Phone: +64 3 3695594
Internal Phone: 95594
Mobile: +64 027 742 8689

 Angie Willington Angie Willington
Health & Safety Coordinator
Room 822 - Rutherford Building
Phone: +64 3 369 3384
Internal Phone: 93384
Jaime Macdonald

Jaime MacDonald
Health & Safety Advisor
Room 822 - Rutherford Building
Phone: +64 3 369 4567
Internal Phone: 94567
Mobile: +64 27 836 1960

Grant Craig

Grant Craig
Senior Health and Safety Consultant – Capital Works and Engineering Services
Level 2, Facilities Management Building
Phone: +64 3 369 3244
Internal Phone: 93244
Mobile: +64 027 809 2379


Health and Safety At Work Act 2015

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