Risk Control at Work

Creating a healthy and safe work environment is not only an important legal responsibility, it can also lead to better productivity, better relations with contractors and happier workers. Section 30 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 requires a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) to eliminate risks, so far as is…

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Effective Eyewash Systems for Every Workplace

When it comes to workplace safety, being prepared is what must come first. Accidents can happen anywhere, any time and in the blink of an eye. Being prepared can be the difference between a minor injury, and fatal or life threatening consequences. Having effective eyewash systems is a simple way that fatal eye injuries can…

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Risk Management at Work

These animated floorplans have been created by WorkSafe New Zealand, to highlight some of the more common serious risks found on construction and manufacturing sites. Even if your business isn’t in these sectors – check them out anyway! The videos help to explain the concept of managing risk as well as how some of the…

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SAFETY AT WORK: Working on roofs

Everyone is responsible for preventing falls when working on a roof – the principal, the self-employed contractor and subcontractor, the employer and the worker. Health and safety in the workplace starts when the decision is made to go ahead with a construction job. All aspects of working safely at height should be considered. Download WORKSAFE…

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