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6 Preventative Ways to Avoid Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Back at work after a summer break you probably think you have too much to catch up on to think about safety. However workplace injuries don’t take holidays. They are more likely to happen when you are focused on other things and they can happen in any kind of working environment and affect any worker. While … Continue reading “6 Preventative Ways to Avoid Workplace Accidents and Injuries”

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Don’t let safety be another New Year’s resolution failure

Approximately half of all Americans make New Year’s resolutions yet only 8% actually achieve them. It is now two and half weeks into the New Year.  How many of your New Year’s resolutions have you broken already?  How can you make safety an every day habit not a New Year’s resolution forgotten within a few … Continue reading “Don’t let safety be another New Year’s resolution failure”

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Safety Solutions for Remote Locations

It is the holiday season and you may be looking forward to that break away somewhere remote where work can’t get hold of you. New Zealand’s landscape is diverse, with may parts considered rugged, remote and sparsely populated. Great for a holiday destination but sometimes things need to be built in these environments and people need to … Continue reading “Safety Solutions for Remote Locations”

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Good Safety Doesn’t Need More Paperwork

Most companies have assumed that new Health & Safety at Work Act 2015 is a tedious compliance exercise involving increased amounts of paperwork.   However it is about being responsible for the health and safety of everyone at risk from a company’s work including its workers, customers, visitors, or the general public.  It does involve paperwork but is … Continue reading “Good Safety Doesn’t Need More Paperwork”

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How are we doing? Actively monitoring your safety

In the previous blog we looked at the first two steps of Worksafe New Zealand‘s risk management framework and how your smartphone could be the next big risk management tool. In this blog we will discuss how to actively monitor your safety procedures and how to review them so that the health and safety of your team is … Continue reading “How are we doing? Actively monitoring your safety”

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