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New Zealand’s System for the Management of Hazardous Substances in the Workplace is Changing. The Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations will come into force in December 2017, and are aimed at reducing both immediate harm and longer-term illness that can result from the work-related use of hazardous substances. If yours is one…

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What do Buzz Aldrin, Bon Jovi, Winston Churchill, Isaac Newton, and Oprah Winfrey all have in common? The answer is that they have all suffered from mental illness. Winston Churchill even named this disorder “black dog”, indicating that it was his lifelong companion. According to the Mental Health Foundation, 1 in 6 New Zealand adults…

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An increasing trend across many industries is for companies to focus on their core business and outsource other functions to contractors.  It’s commonplace to find contractors performing tasks alongside other contractors and company employees. This can easily result in complex overlapping duties of care with regards to health and safety. The Person Conducting the Business…

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More and more employers are making wellness programs available to their employees.  This is a trend toward a workplace atmosphere that is supportive of the health and safety of a company’s most valuable resources – its people. Making OHS a focus in your business, is a step in the right direction for 2016. The Rise…

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The Health and Safety at Work Act creates safer working environments by reducing the number of workplace injuries, enforcing health and safety laws, and assisting employees injured on the job. The New Zealand government saw that too many people are seriously injured or killed while performing work tasks. According to Worksafe, 52 people die each…

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