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The Body and Mind Benefits of an Ergonomic Workstation

Prolonged sitting and staring at a computer screen can cause serious harm to a worker’s health and wellbeing. On top of this, working at an incorrect workstation set-up can worsen […]

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Hits and Misses At Work

Under the new health and safety regime, the organisation (or PCBU) needs to have a system for recording and reporting hazards and risks, along with notifiable events. At times the […]

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Manual Handling – What’s the Risk?

Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling heavy loads while at work poses serious risks to workers and can lead to problems such as: back injuries occupational overuse syndrome injuries as a […]

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How Can You Become a Health and Safety Rep at Work?

Worker participation is vital in keeping organisations healthy and safe. A way to achieve this is through appointing a Health and Safety Representative (HSR) in your workplace. An HSR is […]

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What’s the Best Approach to Battling Workplace Bullying?

Workplace bullying is defined as repeated and unacceptable behaviour directed towards a worker/group of workers. Different forms of bullying include, but are not limited to, verbal or physical abuse, humiliation, […]

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Reliable Health and Safety Governance

What is Governance? The governance of an organisation involves a set of values, processes and practices implemented by the PCBU (the organisation) and Officers (directors and boards). These values, processes […]

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Notifying WorkSafe NZ

What is a notifiable event? A notifiable event is any of the following events that arise from work: a death a notifiable illness or injury or a notifiable incident. Previously, […]

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Changes to the NZ Privacy Act and What This Means for Organisations

Changes to the Privacy Act 1993 Amendments to the Privacy Bill have recently been proposed and are most likely coming into effect by the end of 2019. The reform aims […]

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WorkSafe NZ’s New Guide for Engaging with Contractors

WorkSafe NZ has recently introduced a new guideline for Persons Conducting a Business of Undertaking (PCBUs) engaging with contractors. The new document titled PCBUs Working Together, offers a more condensed guide […]

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Health & Safety Responsibilities of the Corporate World

Compared to a construction site, offices are usually deemed a lot safer for workers. However, office environments still have their fair share of workplace incidents and accidents. Physical and psychological […]

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The Body and Mind Benefits of an Ergonomic Workstation

Prolonged sitting and staring at a computer screen can cause serious harm to a worker’s […]

Read More…

Hits and Misses At Work

Under the new health and safety regime, the organisation (or PCBU) needs to have a […]

Read More…

Manual Handling – What’s the Risk?

Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling heavy loads while at work poses serious risks to workers […]

Read More…

How Can You Become a Health and Safety Rep at Work?

Worker participation is vital in keeping organisations healthy and safe. A way to achieve this […]

Read More…

What’s the Best Approach to Battling Workplace Bullying?

Workplace bullying is defined as repeated and unacceptable behaviour directed towards a worker/group of workers. […]

Read More…

Reliable Health and Safety Governance

What is Governance? The governance of an organisation involves a set of values, processes and […]

Read More…

Notifying WorkSafe NZ

What is a notifiable event? A notifiable event is any of the following events that […]

Read More…

Changes to the NZ Privacy Act and What This Means for Organisations

Changes to the Privacy Act 1993 Amendments to the Privacy Bill have recently been proposed […]

Read More…

WorkSafe NZ’s New Guide for Engaging with Contractors

WorkSafe NZ has recently introduced a new guideline for Persons Conducting a Business of Undertaking […]

Read More…

Health & Safety Responsibilities of the Corporate World

Compared to a construction site, offices are usually deemed a lot safer for workers. However, […]

Read More…

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