Important video for New Zealanders

Important video for New Zealanders

A discussion on the Health & Safety at Work Act in the context of Covid19, attempts to mandate no jab, no job and other covid response issues.

Health & Safety At Work Act With Sue Grey and Charles Tortise

Join us for this critically important webinar hosted by Voices For Freedom co-founders (Claire Deeks) with special guests Sue Grey and Charles Tortise on 5 October 2021 as we discuss the Health & Safety at Work Act in the context of Covid19, attempts to mandate no jab, no job and other covid response issues.

Every employee has the right to work in an environment where their health and safety is respected. And all employers are obliged by the law to actively limit the risk of harm in the workplace.

The Health & Safety at Work Act is being cited as justification for a “no jab no job” policy. On closer look this becomes harder to accept when reconciled with what this Act is supposed to do. It’s not just a top down set of rules for employers to impose on employees, it can be used by workers to exercise their rights to be consulted, informed and involved in decision making around safer work for all.

In this webinar we will cover:

  • basic information on the Health & Safety Act and how it can assist you
  • best questions to ask about hazards, risks and controls
  • suggestions on effective representation
  • where you can get further help.

You can find all the resources referred to in this webinar at

DISCLAIMER: The information in this webinar is provided general information and educational purposes only. It does not constitute legal or medical advice. The matters discussed and any resources provided need to be considered by you with respect to your personal situation. Anything you say or do based on information provided in this webinar you do on your own account. We recommend that you seek professional legal and/or medical advice with respect to your own situation.

Sue Grey LLB(Hons), BSc (biochemistry and Microbiology), RSHDipPHI
Sue Grey is a New Zealand qualified lawyer with her own practice specialising in emerging issues, based in Nelson. She has worked for Department of Health in the mid 1980s – which included infection disease investigation and contract tracing, quarantine, health and safety in those days.

Sue ran the first High Court “vax challenge” in May which resulted in the government changing the ;law within 24 hours of Justice Ellis’ decision. She is back in both the employment authority and High Court, challenging the Covid Public Health response Vaccination Order “the No Jab No Job” law.

Charles Tortise works within a team of H&S advisors and experts set-up in response to issues arising with Covid19. His own background includes serving in submarines with the UK Royal Navy and then with the Irish Naval Service engaging in fishery protection patrols, drug interdiction and search and rescue. Moving to New Zealand he joined Maritime NZ as a manager and then worked as a consultant firstly looking at Health and Safety from the point of view of compliance and regulation and then further upstream in terms of how businesses could only be safer if they worked out how to be better at working together on safety.


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