18 April 2017 Fixing or putting in place interim controls for significant risks at the time they are identified would likely have prevented a visitor’s death at South Port New Zealand in November 2015, says WorkSafe New Zealand. The victim drowned when he lost control of his vehicle...
\What is health monitoring in a workplace? Health monitoring involves testing a person to identify any changes in their health status because of exposure to certain health hazards arising from their work, such as noise or contaminants in the air like hazardous dusts, fumes...
Worksafe NZ have released new Best Practice Guidelines for scaffolding. Click on this link to see Good Practice Guidelines for Scaffolding.pdf (4148349)
A beautiful rock that can and does kill people See attached information: removal-of-asbestos-acop.pdf (2469963)
Worksafe NZ have just released new guidelines on excavation including trenchwork. These will set the baseline for those involved in this type of work. WSNZ-Excavation-Safety-GPG.pdf (4,5 MB)
WorkSafe New Zealand is encouraging farmers to get behind a quad bike safety survey from the University of New South Wales (UNSW). This is the first real-world study to look at how riders survive, or are injured, in rollover incidents and the efficacy of rollover protection devices fitted to quad...
Good health and safety practice is not something you can just buy off the shelf, and farmers need to build health and safety into everyday activity on farm. WorkSafe’s Agriculture Programme Manager, Al McCone, says while many farmers will want to get consultants in to give them expert advice,...
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