NZTA will assist NZTR in a submission to the ACC, emphasizing that trainers are ensuring all current health and safety systems and practices are maintained. We also need to put efforts into improving on these to ensure our levy rates don’t increase too much in subsequent seasons. One of these could be as follows:
First-Aid training – The NZTA recommends trainers who employ a number of staff should also look at putting employees through a basic First Aid course. Taking this kind of action will ensure there will be someone at hand with confidence and some knowledge if there is an accident. It is also a great indicator to the ACC that our industry is being responsible and taking positive steps in the health and safety in the workplace practices. The NZTA is in the process of trying to obtain a discounted rate for members with St John and will keep you updated with progress.