Each Kia Oho Ake Quick Print is a single lesson to support the teaching of health and safety.

Ākonga will learn about:

  • keeping themselves and those around them healthy and safe
  • reducing harm in the workplace
  • choosing and applying hierarchy of control measures.

Teacher’s notes are available here - Kia Oho Ake Teacher Notes (PDF, 144kb)


List of Quick Prints available:

Airborne Risks  Airborne Risks

Controlling Dust (PDF, 613kb)

Controlling Airborne risks (PDF, 862kb)

Communicating about dust (PDF, 204kb)

Dusty work (PDF, 897kb)

Asbestos (PDF, 589kb)

Hierarchy of Controls  Hierarchy of Control Measures

Hierarchy of controls measures (PDF, 408kb)

Kōrero tatou (PDF, 212kb)

Worker Health and Wellbeing  Worker Health and Wellbeing

Fatigue at work (PDF, 208kb)

Preventing aches and pains on the job (PDF, 601kb)

UV radiation (PDF, 234kb)

Aku mātāpono (My values) (PDF, 177kb)

Dehydration (PDF, 1.55mb)

Communicating about fatigue (PDF, 214kb)

Stop or stress (PDF, 1.99mb)

Preventing Hear Loss  Preventing Hearing Loss

The Noise Path (PDF, 433kb)

What makes the noise (PDF, 221kb)

Working at Heights  Working at Heights

Scaffolding (PDF, 224kb)

Working at height (PDF, 733kb)

Good korero  Good Kōrero and Worker Voice

Who has got your back? (PDF, 1.99mb)

Not part of the job (PDF, 1.96mb)

Communication (PDF, 198kb)


Other WorkSafe Health and Safety resources to support these lessons include Pickled (online games) and Pathways Awarua (e-learning modules).

For more information, please contact guidanceandeducationdevelopment@worksafe.govt.nz