This blogging business is new to us! – but keep an eye on this Health and Safety Blog because we’ll endeavor to keep you posted on the latest in NZ OSH news…and will share with you the helpful and interesting articles we find on our daily Google.
August 2017 – Toolbox Topic
EXCAVATION SAFETY & NOTIFIABLE WORKS
It’s come to our attention lately that not many people are aware of the Excavation Safety Good Practice Guidelines that were put out by WorkSafe (replaces the Code of Practice) or the rules around Notifiable Works. So here is some info…please read as you may think it doesn’t apply to you, but you might be surprised!
Have a read here.
April 2017 – Toolbox Topic
LEARN FROM THE FAILURES OF OTHERS
The tragic workplace death of a contractor at Southport has given us all some important things to think about – particularly in terms of controlling hazards.
Read the article here and our summary of causes – with some questions to pose to yourself and your workers.
Coming May 2017…
First Aid Training – Cambridge
To book email firstname.lastname@example.org – limited spaces!
Mar 2017 – Toolbox Topic
Personal Protective Equipment
What do you need to know about PPE? Here is another helpful toolbox talk…click here
Who’s Responsible for Health & Safety?
Everyone plays a part in keeping the workplace safe. Check it out here.
How to Give a Toolbox Talk
Toolbox talks (also known as tailgate safety meetings or safety briefs) are an increasingly popular and effective way to quickly review and reinforce safety procedures and responsibilities.
OSHbox Safety Partner – Kensington Swan Lawyers
This month, we focus on a safety partner who does more than just provide support through incident investigations and prosecutions. Find out more…
Health and Safety at Work Act 2015
The time has come! As of April 4, 2016 – the new Act will come into force.
If you are looking for more info, get in touch, or check out the WorkSafe website