Getting Help with Health and Safety How do you know you’re getting good value? This guide answers these questions and more, helping you to make sure the health and safety adviser you choose has the right level of expertise and professional membership for you, your team and your business. NB. in NZ the HASANZ Register is the one stop shop for businesses to find reliable, quality health and safety advice and services: https://register.hasanz.org.nz/
You can have the best health and safety policies in the world – but unless staff actually use them, they won’t do much good. That was the problem facing Steve Wilson, General Manager of Lower Hutt commercial signage company, Sign Foundry. “Our health and safety policies and procedures were all written out, but they used to sit in a cupboard and weren’t being used or followed properly,” Steve says. “For example, staff weren’t using their personal protective equipment when they went into the manufacturing room, like they were supposed to. That was a big…
[VIDEO] Retail Dimension already had good controls in place for dust, meeting the need for clean air conditions at its manufacturing facility – but management wanted to go that extra mile.
There are many widespread misconceptions about health and safety in the industry and amongst the public. In this article WorkSafe debunks some of the most popular myths surrounding the practice of health and safety in the workplace, and the new Health and Safety at Work Act. https://worksafe.govt.nz/managing-health-and-safety/getting-started/mythbusting-and-faqs/mythbusting/