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It's frustrating to continually read about court cases where the lack of guarding has led to horrific injuries. Too often these result in another hard-working family man or woman having to suffer the effects for the rest of his or her lives. Why? Is it because someone never took or allowed the...

Spotted - an advert on TVNZ 1 for gardening gloves with a difference - some clever person had come up with idea of attaching moulded claws to one of the gloves for digging in the garden, to assist with planting - how clever! Consider this: How often do we see something...

The prosecution of a Tauranga mussel processing company last week for an industrial accident must certainly make all businesses  - using chemicals in any part of their operations - sit up and take note. When you read the following, the incident could easily have been avoided with a few practical and...

This is a warning to all businesses after a recent High Court judgement that has given guidelines to sentence employers who fail to protect the health and safety of workers. The judgement stems from the 2015 Health and Safety at Work Act and gives guidelines to sentencing people found guilty under...

Has red tape bureaucracy been taken to the extreme? Spotted - at a DOC hut recently.  Three signs surrounding the one and only door to the hut. “In case of fire, go outside and call out FIRE, FIRE, FIRE to the others in the hut"...

When you open up a first aid kit, you will see a couple of things. Bandages, rubbing alcohol, different types of painkillers and medicine. But, you need to take a closer look. Do you have enough gear for your workplace? Keep in mind that every workplace is different, and some require...

"Paul Callaghan: Dancing with Atoms" - a documentary shown in 2018 at the New Zealand International Film Festival in Auckland - is a presentation to tribute the visionary scientist Sir Paul Callaghan, who passed away in 2012. He was a great New Zealander who left a legacy to New Zealand,...

If you have ever been asked by your customers to supply information about your health and safety policy or systems, what do you supply? A question we often get asked is, do I have to do this or what should I give them?  Do I have to give them a copy...