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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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WorkSafe’s New Way to Access Health and Safety Data

WorkSafe NZ have completely redesigned the way you can access health and safety data. They have created a ‘Data Centre’ which is a lot easier to navigate, especially for the […]

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Suicide Prevention

New Zealand’s suicide rate has reached an all time high, with 685 deaths as of June 2019. Furthermore, the WHO recently released a report stating ‘despite progress, one person still […]

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The Biggest Benefit of Reporting Stress and Discomfort

A 2017 survey conducted by Southern Cross Health Society and BusinessNZ found that 22.9% of businesses noted an increase in stress (more). High workload is cited as the main trigger […]

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Experiencing Lower Back Pain?

Approximately 80% of adults will experience an episode of lower back pain at some stage during their life (more). Back pain can affect men and women equally. Moreover, office workers […]

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New Zealand’s Worst Measles Outbreak

As of August 2019, a total of 779 measles cases were confirmed in New Zealand – and 282 of those infected were hospitalised (The Immunisation Advisory Centre). Measles are a highly contagious […]

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Are You Ready for the Big One?

It’s not if, it’s when. A 4.6 magnitude earthquake was felt in the capital city last Thursday afternoon, leaving Wellingtonians shook (more). But the ‘big one’ is yet to come. […]

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New Rules for the New Zealand Public Sector

“Studies suggest that between one in five and one in three New Zealand workers report bullying or harassment annually” (WorkSafe, 2019).  Bullying, harassment and discrimination in the workplace poses major […]

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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 […]

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…

WorkSafe’s New Way to Access Health and Safety Data

WorkSafe NZ have completely redesigned the way you can access health and safety data. They […]

Read More…

Suicide Prevention

New Zealand’s suicide rate has reached an all time high, with 685 deaths as of […]

Read More…

The Biggest Benefit of Reporting Stress and Discomfort

A 2017 survey conducted by Southern Cross Health Society and BusinessNZ found that 22.9% of […]

Read More…

Experiencing Lower Back Pain?

Approximately 80% of adults will experience an episode of lower back pain at some stage […]

Read More…

New Zealand’s Worst Measles Outbreak

As of August 2019, a total of 779 measles cases were confirmed in New Zealand – and […]

Read More…

Are You Ready for the Big One?

It’s not if, it’s when. A 4.6 magnitude earthquake was felt in the capital city […]

Read More…

New Rules for the New Zealand Public Sector

“Studies suggest that between one in five and one in three New Zealand workers report […]

Read More…

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