ERNZEquine Research New Zealand (Massey University)
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Nevertheless, satisfying the codes may be neither necessary nor sufficient for taking practicable steps; see Central Cranes Ltd v Department of Labour [1997] ERNZ 520, while the failure to mention a particular hazard in a code may, but need not, excuse an employer from a duty to identify it; see Burrell Demolition v Department of Labour [2002] DCR 795.
In the case of McCain Foods (NZ) Limited v Service & Food Workers Union [2008] ERNZ 260, the Court considered the situation where a union organiser was employed by a competitor of the employer.
In A-G v Gilbert [2002] 1 ERNZ 31, an important case on work-related stress, the Court of Appeal commented that "An employer does not guarantee to cocoon employees from stress and upset".
This was illustrated in the case of Makeham v New Plymouth District Council [2005] 1 ERNZ.