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WorkSafe New Zealand has issued a Raimondi Tower Crane safety alert following a fatal incident in Australia Crane owners and operators need to check a key component following the preliminary results of a WorkSafe Victoria investigation into the cause of the death of a construction worker in Box Hill. Continue →
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One of the world’s most innovative health and safety practitioners is to join WorkSafe New Zealand as Chief Advisor Health and Safety Innovation  Daniel Hummerdal has deep experience in developing new approaches to improving health and safety performance in a work environment, and WorkSafe’s Chief Operating Officer Phil Parkes says attracting Hummerdal to WorkSafe is a coup for the agency. Continue →
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People who feel their employer cares about their well-being are more engaged at work This Mental Health Awareness Week (8–14 October 2018) show people you care about their mental health and well-being and Let nature into your workplace. Continue →
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Two words which should be common sense for every workplace, but in effect are not common practice   I’m fascinated by the concept of working more human — the idea that, when you bring more humanity, love, and social connection to the employee experience, it adds immense value to business outcomes and the workplace culture. Continue →
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Software service provider Teletrac Navman has teamed up with Site Safe to identify safety leaders in the construction industry, sponsoring the 2018 Safety Leadership Award “Safety experts tell us that the New Zealand construction sector accounts for a significant proportion of the nation’s workplace-related accidents,” says Ian Daniel, Vice President Teletrac Navman, Asia Pacific. Continue →
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New Zealand’s first national, online register of verified workplace health and safety professionals has opened for business   The HASANZ Register of Workplace Health and Safety Professionals (HASANZ Register) www.register.hasanz.org.nz was officially launched in Wellington by WorkSafe New Zealand Chief Executive Nicole Rosie. Continue →
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Transport professionals are responding seriously to the concerning leap in New Zealand’s road toll according to a recent poll The 2018 New Zealand Telematics Benchmark Report conducted by leading telematic technology provider Teletrac Navman found that safety technology took investment priority over other emerging technologies, as companies look to improve driver safety through alerting and fatigue monitoring technology. Continue →
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Minimising downtime, ensuring quality and providing maximum safety for employees are particularly important in food and beverage production, processing and automation, writes Andreas Bauer In the food and beverage industry, if the processing of perishable foodstuffs ceases it not only leads to profit losses, but also high costs from waste disposal and recommencing production. Continue →
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The Drug Detection Agency (TDDA) has welcomed the report on meth contamination issued by the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor, Sir Peter Gluckman, saying that accreditation and regulation in the industry were needed “There’s no room for bad actors in safety-sensitive industries when your job is to ensure that people make it home at the end of the day,” The Drug Detection Agency CEO Kirk Hardy insists. Continue →
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WorkSafe has accepted yet another enforceable undertaking, further underlining the importance of the process as an alternative to prosecution The latest undertaking was received from fibreboard manufacturing company Dongwha New Zealand Limited, following an incident in December 2016 where a worker’s arm was drawn into a piece of machinery The worker was using a piece of machinery that lays out wood fibres to be turned into fibreboard. Continue →
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Eighty-three per cent of employees who are offered opportunities to take on new challenges are more likely to stay with their organization a new report has found Leading US market research company Reportlinker conducted a survey on the office perks that attract and retain employees the most, and its findings hold important lessons for Kiwi employers. Continue →
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