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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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April 28 is World Day for Safety and Health at Work.   The Focus for 2017 is on Improving Data Collection for Prevention. The International Labour Organisation’s campaign for the 2017 World Day for Safety and Health at Work focuses on the need to improve reliable HSEQ/OSH data collection for prevention purposes. The ILO States that…

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World Safety and Health Day

A Hazardous Chemicals Register is a list of hazardous chemicals in a particular workplace, accompanied by the current Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for each of those chemicals. An SDS, (previously called a Material Safety Data Sheet or MSDS), is a document that provides information on the properties of hazardous chemicals and how they affect health…

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GHS Rollout amended due to industry concerns Safe Work Australia CEO Michelle Baxter has recently confirmed that members have agreed  to an amendment on the GHS Rollout.  All chemicals manufactured or imported BEFORE 1st January, 2017 can now continue to be supplied without having to meet the labelling requirements of the model Work Health and Safety…

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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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Having an incident free workplace is a sure way of achieving success in any organisation.According to a case study by the British based Health and Safety Executive,(source) causes of most accidents can be traced to a poor safety culture within an Organisation.These occurrences are financially unfavourable. To promote a positive safety culture and minimise unwanted incidents, most…

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