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Court Summary - at a glance
- Ensure relevant employees are tested to determine whether they have immunity to Hepatitis B and, if necessary, to offer employees Hepatitis B vaccination; and
- Establish an effective system for ensuring the Hepatitis B policy is implemented throughout New Zealand.
An employee of the Defendant was exposed to body fluids at work and had not been screened for Hepatitis B immunity and offered a Hepatitis B vaccination if not immune.