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WorkSafe is consulting on new good practice guidelines for adventure activity operators that focuses on managing the risks from natural hazards.

About the draft guidelines

The new guidelines aim to describe, in plain language, how to manage the risks from natural hazards by:

  • defining what a natural hazard is and providing examples of them
  • providing information about how to identify natural hazards
  • providing information about how to assess the risks from natural hazards
  • providing information and examples of how to manage risks from natural hazards
  • providing information about technical advisers and when an operator may need to use one.

Download the draft guidelines:

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Consultation draft: Adventure Activities – Managing the risks from natural hazards (PDF 1.4 MB)

Please note

  • This draft does not necessarily present WorkSafe’s final position on the information contained within it.
  • As the guidelines are in a draft format, some illustrations may appear in low resolution. Once the content has been confirmed, the guidelines will be reformatted.

Feedback

Anyone is welcome to provide feedback. To provide feedback, review the draft guidlines and send us your feedback:

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Feedback form: Adventure Activities – Managing the risks from natural hazards (DOCX 70 KB)

Email your completed form(s) to guidanceandeducationdevelopment@worksafe.govt.nz with the subject line ‘Adventure Activities GPG consultation feedback’.

Submissions close 5pm Friday 19 July 2024.

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