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WorkSafe NZ have taken two Invercargill companies to the court after failing to adequately guard machinery in which both cases resulted in amputations. Niagara Timber were fined $323,437 and $27,160 ...
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Client successes
JCL Asphalt received the Civil Contractors New Zealand (Canterbury – Westland Branch) 2017 Innovation Award for their work on the “Inland Route” State Highway 7 widening project   ...
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Asbestos awareness training
If you have workers who may be involved in removal work (unregistered work) or asbestos related work then the PCBU has a responsibility to train the worker in identification, handling ...
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Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2016
The majority of these regulations came into force on 4 April 2016 however several of transitional provisions do come into force on 4 April 2018. These are summarised below in ...
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Signage audits
Electronic Imaging Limited (EIL) http://www.electronicimaging.co.nz/ and Safe and Sound Solutions are now offering practical onsite audits of your signage needs and can print all your signage requirements for warehouses and ...
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SafePlus and ISO45001
SafePlus is a joint initiative between WorkSafe NZ, ACC and MBIE that has established a new voluntary health and safety performance toolkit for NZ business. It defines what good health ...
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Facebook
Safe and Sound has recently started using Facebook as proactive communication tool with clients. We are posting on a weekly basis about key happens, information and changes in the Health ...
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Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2016
These regulations largely came into force late 2017 now require that every workplace maintains a register of hazardous substances. The easiest and most effective method is to use the WorkSafe ...
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HASANZ register
Not all safety consultants are created equal and from late March 2018 the HASANZ register http://www.hasanz.org.nz/ (Health and Safety Association NZ) will list consultants who are aligned with a professional ...
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Safe and Sound Solutions can now offer SafePlus Assessments
What is SafePlus? SafePlus is a new joint initiative developed by WorkSafe New Zealand, ACC and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). The SafePlus Health and Safety Performance Improvement Tool ...
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