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Vaccinations in Your Workplace

Legal considerations: Any collecting, storing, sharing of information must be done in accordance with the Privacy Act. A person has the right to refuse medical treatment under the Bill of Rights Act. A worker has to disclose their vaccination status where their work...

Working at Heights Using Scaffold

Scaffold will only keep workers safe if erected by a competent person W Gartshore Limited is a construction company which specialises in shop fit-outs and retail joinery. In September 2018 the company was involved in a shop fit-out at Westfield Manukau Shopping Centre...

Why I dont like ‘The Block’

I find ‘The Block’ cringeworthy for two reasons; The producers intentionally put the contestants under pressure. They can edit whatever they like to create whatever they like – mainly controversy Regardless of what anybody thinks,  the contestants...

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...

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....