Co-operation key to safety on big projects

Co-operation key to safety on big projects

Big construction projects require co-operation between parties in order to keep people safe, and WorkSafe is reminding contracting firms that ... Read More
Why over 15,000 NZ companies choose HazardCo

Why over 15,000 NZ companies choose HazardCo

It’s your responsibility to manage health and safety on your building site, from working at height to moving objects, electricity ... Read More
Do you really know what your workers are doing?

Do you really know what your workers are doing?

The importance of risk assessments and implementing appropriate controls - including training and monitoring workers to ensure they’re working safely, ... Read More
Comparing workers’ compensation across Australia and New Zealand

Comparing workers’ compensation across Australia and New Zealand

The 2017 Comparison of workers’ compensation arrangements in Australia and New Zealand report is now available. Workers’ compensation providers, governments ... Read More
The five biggest risks facing NZ this year

The five biggest risks facing NZ this year

Natural catastrophe and extreme weather events have topped the list of perceived risks to New Zealand in the World Economic ... Read More
Worksafe appoints Phil Parkes as Chief Operating Officer

Worksafe appoints Phil Parkes as Chief Operating Officer

Phil Parkes has been appointed new Chief Operating Officer for Worksafe.  The following message is Phil introducing himself and other ... Read More
Protecting workers from solar UV radiation

Protecting workers from solar UV radiation

The recent scorching weather provides a timely reminder of the importance of protecting workers from the power of the sun’s ... Read More
Keep fatigue out of the workplace

Keep fatigue out of the workplace

It’s a shock to the system going back to work after the holidays, particularly after a couple of weeks off ... Read More
New Government endorsed health and safety toolkit now available

New Government endorsed health and safety toolkit now available

SafePlus, a new Government developed and endorsed health and safety toolkit, is now available to all New Zealand businesses, and ... Read More
Safer way to cut vertical piles with NZ made SubBase

Safer way to cut vertical piles with NZ made SubBase

Cutting vertical piles to length has serious health and safety issues.  The builder has to have his head very close ... Read More
Zero fatalities since launch of Canterbury Rebuild Programme in 2013

Zero fatalities since launch of Canterbury Rebuild Programme in 2013

The Canterbury Rebuild Programme has met most of its short and medium term goals according to an evaluation report released ... Read More
Fleetpin GPS Vehicle Tracking Launches New Health and Safety Package

Fleetpin GPS Vehicle Tracking Launches New Health and Safety Package

Keeping our mobile workforce safe while they are on the job and ensuring they get home safe to their families ... Read More
Worksafe: High Hazards Unit update: Issue 7, October 2017

Worksafe: High Hazards Unit update: Issue 7, October 2017

Work-related health in the high hazards sector Fatigue Information management as a control measure The second industry forum for major ... Read More
Risk present in all work spaces

Risk present in all work spaces

Businesses need to consider health and safety risks on all structures, even those infrequently used. On 2 June 2016 a ... Read More
Lack of sleep could affect your safety at work

Lack of sleep could affect your safety at work

WorkSafe has a fatigue quick guide with information for businesses and workers to explain their respective responsibilities to manage fatigue ... Read More
Wellington Airport launches Safety Wingman 3.0

Wellington Airport launches Safety Wingman 3.0

Wellington Airport launched its Safety Wingman 3.0 programme for the construction of the new $36m Rydges Wellington Airport Hotel with ... Read More
ADT Workplace Drug Testing Courses ChCh Sep - Dec 2017

ADT Workplace Drug Testing Courses ChCh Sep – Dec 2017

The full day course is intended for organisations establishing workplace drug testing practices and those requiring qualification of NZQA certified ... Read More
Cleaner air for Manukau precast concrete workers

Cleaner air for Manukau precast concrete workers

Nine Manukau precast concrete companies are better equipped to protect nearly 1,000 staff from potential airborne hazards at work, thanks ... Read More
Two workplace injuries in two days and no notification – companies fined

Two workplace injuries in two days and no notification – companies fined

Employers must actively manage risks to ensure workers go home healthy and safe according to WorkSafe New Zealand. On successive ... Read More
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