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So called ‘Safety Organisations’ in the construction arena are calling a truce to end turf wars – apparently to make the industry safer. This announcement made just before Workplace Relations Minister Iain Lees-Galloway made an announcement to clear...

Bean counters would do well to go and work in the environment that they’ve created……. Read...

There is a legal obligation to communicate

This recent Worksafe NZ prosecution highlights the importance of S.34 of the HSW Act. A few ‘5 minute chats’ (talking to one another about what could potentially go wrong) would almost certainly prevented two guys getting badly hurt……. read...

Escalation

Escalation…. the quiet killer. You’re on a job and someone asks to do something outside your scope. What do you do? a 10 year study in Finland discovered that this type of event was attributed to 41% of all deaths and serious harm incidents over that...

Kaikoura Recovery

Over 7,500 people from 350 organisations across New Zealand and around the world have helped to restore the transport corridor along the Kaikōura coastline. Extremely high risk with few incidents. Congratulations to all concerned....

Good Posture adds Benefits

Excellent article on the soon-to-be major health and safety issue in the office space….. https://elemental.medium.com/good-posture-matters-even-more-than-you-think-fac02fd575ad