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ACC Workplace Safety Programmes Ending

Published 01 Mar 2017

The ACC have ended their Workplace Safety & Management Practices (WSMP) programme and now Workplace Safety Discount (WSD) scheme is also coming to an end this April 1st 2017.

10 years since its introduction, the system is now deemed 'not fit for purpose' citing changes in legislation post Health & Safety At Work 2015, and therefore is being revoked.

All current accreditation contracts will be honoured up until their expiry.

So currently there is no discount scheme other than the Accredited Employer Programme (AEP), which targets large organisations with levies over $250,000 pa.

Quoting from the ACC's website : "We want to collaborate with businesses to co-design a range of tailored and flexible options like targeted incentives and injury prevention initiatives that deliver long-term benefits for our customers and contribute to the financial stability of the Scheme."