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A zero-harm approach on a key infrastructure project led the Fulton Hogan John Holland Joint Venture to success at the 2016 Site Safe Health and Safety in Construction Awards A major project to protect the security of Auckland’s water supply, the Hunua 4 watermain runs for 31km, from Redoubt North Reservoir in Manukau Heights to the Khyber Pass Reservoir. Continue →
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The injury-prone dairy farming industry was the ideal sector in which to test the learning from incidents process, as Massey University researchers Justine Croft & Dr Kirsten Bendix Olsen explain The dairy sector has one of the highest injuries rates of any New Zealand industry – 2.5 times higher per 1000 full-time equivalents than the average of all industries combined. Continue →
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Three definitions are important when it comes to managing change communication in the new workplace health and safety environment, says  Dr Vincent Covello, director of the Center for Risk Communication New York City   The three definitions are: risk communication – the exchange of information about risks crisis communication – the exchange of information during, before, or after a crisis, and change communication – the exchange of information about change. Continue →
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Workplace bullying can be considered analogous to kiwifruit, says leading organisational psychology researcher Dr Helena D Cooper-Thomas Kiwifruit are a major export earner for New Zealand:  harvested, sorted, packed onto pallets, and sent off in shipping containers around the world.  Continue →