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The National Safety Show 2015

23-25 June 2019

Sunday 23 June 2019, 9am - 6pm
Monday 24 June 2019, 9am - 6pm
Tuesday 25 June 2019, 9am - 4pm

ASB Showgrounds Auckland

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Work Safe New Zealand
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Industrial Safety News
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ministry of business, innovati
Work Safe New Zealand

Employers urged to manage risks

Employers must actively manage risks to ensure workers go home healthy and safe, WorkSafe New Zealand insists. Continue →

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Unplugging the USB cybersecurity threat

The little connectors can cause big cybersecurity trouble at plants and businesses big and small. Continue →

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New system for hazardous substances management

A new system for managing hazardous substances in New Zealand will come into force in December 2017. Continue →

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Laser tech gas detection firm goes nationwide

Industrial gas sensing equipment manufacturer Photonic Innovations Ltd has partnered with Active Refrigeration to form its first New Zealand-wide distribution agreement. Continue →

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Good hearing is a neural balancing act

Differences in how old and young adults’ brains respond to speech-like sounds could inform strategies for improving the age-related listening difficulties that afflict many older workers, research shows. Continue →

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Keeping commercial kitchens clean and safe

Commercial kitchen operators know how difficult and sometimes dangerous cleaning pots and pans can be. Continue →

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Pedestrians wearing headphones campaign target

A rise in rail incidents involving pedestrians wearing headphones is being targeted in a new safety campaign launched for Rail Safety Week. Continue →

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Linesman burnt after risks not managed

Failure to adequately assess and control the risks of working near live electricity left a trainee worker with serious burns, says WorkSafe. Continue →

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Making lone workers comfortable with safety solutions

Providing your lone workers with a safety solution is a great step, but you may be concerned about experiencing resistance from your workforce. Continue →

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Jack-up systems provide safety for heavy lifts

A new fully computer-controlled jack-up system is engineered to provide optimum safety and precision control for demanding high-tonnage lifting and lowering applications. Continue →

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Rural alliance fronting suicide prevention training

A national rural organisation is taking a leadership role in providing training to prevent suicide, which is a particular cause for concern among the rural community. Continue →

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Get rid of absenteeism once and for all

Absenteeism costs the New Zealand economy a staggering $1.3 billion a year, says Alsco Community Outreach Manager Katrina McKinnon. Continue →

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Lessons learnt from a preventable accident

Jason Anker went to work as usual on a construction site in 1993 and was tasked with carrying out some work on the roof of a building. Continue →

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Intelligent cameras to help ensure public safety

Motorola Solutions has joined forces with artificial intelligence (AI) company Neurala to develop intelligent cameras for public safety users. Continue →

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Working near water is a high-risk activity

Two fatal accidents and several serious incident investigations by WorkSafe’s High Hazard Unit provide valuable lessons to prevent mobile plant unintentionally entering water. Continue →

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Contractors’ benchmarking tool goes live

SiteWise has launched a new feature which will make monitoring contractors’ health and safety performance easier. Continue →

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Kiwis hear the call and take up the challenge

Hundreds of New Zealanders will find out what it’s like to live with a hearing loss when they take up the Silent Leadership Challenge this Friday, August 4. Continue →

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Meeting Wellington council’s health and safety needs

A regional council’s health and safety management system needs to be flexible, intuitive and able to encompass all of its different working environments – whether that be office-based, in remote farming country or out in the bush. Continue →

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Twenty-five signs of an awesome safety culture

Safety culture is difficult to measure – how do you measure values, attitudes and beliefs? Continue →

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Synthetic hits offer real-life dangers

Seven recent deaths in Auckland have sparked concerns about the use of synthetic cannabis, which is often prominent in the local workforce.
  Continue →

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Home is where the work is…

Improvements in technology mean that working from home is more manageable than ever before, note Kirsty McDonald and Joseph Williams. Continue →

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The ripple effect causes unforeseen problems

An accident in the workplace is the same as casting a stone into a pond, observes Hasmate Ltd Director and health and safety expert Gordon Anderson. Continue →

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Safer cycling the focus of guidance report

A new guidance report aimed at health and safety and HR professionals offers healthy tips for local cyclists. Continue →

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Mobile devices perfect for safety software

The adoption of mobile devices continues to grow in everyday working life, notes marketing executive Greig Duncan. Continue →

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Are your health records safe from attackers?

Recent cyberattacks have shown that Kiwis’ health information is vulnerable and at risk, a global expert warns. Continue →

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These smartphones are made for walking

A Stanford University study has found Kiwis are amongst the most sedentary people in the world. Continue →

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Challenge to highlight noise induced hearing loss

The National Foundation for the Deaf is calling for registrations for its annual online fundraising event on the 4 August called ‘The Silent Leadership Challenge’. Continue →

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Free health and safety training to build on-site leaders

Speaking up on site is one thing Site Safe scholarship recipient Peter Foaese is proud to do. Continue →

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Tailgating causing many crashes, research reveals

Tailgating is the leading cause of rear-end crashes with one in two drivers failing to keep a safe following distance, according to a Queensland report that holds valuable lessons for New Zealand drivers. Continue →

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New toolkit to boost health and safety

Site Safe has welcomed the announcement of a new toolkit designed to help businesses improve health and safety. Continue →

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Employer’s obligations on snow days not crystal clear

The arrival of snow has raised questions about employers’ obligations when snow days occur, lawyers Duncan Cotterill note. Continue →

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Updating health and safety on the family farm

Rebecca and Nathan Keoghan are the fifth generation of Nathan’s family to farm their land seven km from Westport. Continue →

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Start talking to improve mental health and safety

All it takes to make a difference is a conversation – that was just one of the tips shared by Mental Health Promoter Lisa Ducat at a recent Site Safe Wellington Safety Liaison Group. Continue →

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Listening to joint implants to prolong use

Research on early detection of wear and tear of the hip joint implants that keep many people working is set to make significant new progress following an infusion of funding. Continue →

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Brain region links stress to heart disease and stroke

Heightened activity in the amygdala – a region of the brain involved in stress – is associated with a greater risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a new study published in The Lancet. Continue →

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Innovative scissor lift wins safety award

The Athena 850 scissor lift has received the Safety Solution of the Year at this year’s Manufacturers’ Monthly Endeavour Awards. Continue →

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Liquefaction dust not responsible for Legionnaire’s

Liquefaction dust from the September 2010 Canterbury earthquake was not responsible for a noticeable increase in Legionnaire’s disease, according to an Otago University study. Continue →

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Don’t rely on smartphone apps to treat back pain

University of Sydney researchers have found that smartphone apps for treating back pain have questionable value as they are generally of poor quality, and have not been rigorously evaluated. Continue →

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Site Safe Health and Safety Awards nominations open

Have you or your team achieved great health and safety in construction? Continue →

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Is your handheld electronic device crippling you?

A study of 48 university students has found intensive users of electronic devices reported more wrist/hand pain than non-intensive users. Continue →

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New Zealand Red Cross

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Providing practical, emotional support after a disaster

Most New Zealanders are acutely aware of the possibility of a natural disaster such as an earthquake, but what’s the best way of helping people affected by such a traumatic event? Continue →

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Focus on forklifts, regulator urges

WorkSafe NZ is concerned that there have been seven workplace fatalities involving moving machinery such as forklifts since the start of May. Continue →

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Stress helps cancer flourish, research shows

Chronic stress helps cancer spread through the body by affecting the lymphatic system – a network of vessels which transports fluid around the body – according to Australian-led research on mice. Continue →

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Annual fleet safety survey of at-work drivers

Road safety charity Brake is inviting all organisations who employ or contract at-work drivers to take part in its annual fleet safety survey. Continue →

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Some exercise better than none

Physical activity guidelines should focus on getting inactive people to do a little activity rather than strive for the entire population to meet the current target of 150 minutes of moderate activity a week, say experts
Too much sitting has been shown to increase the risk of chronic diseases, particularly diabetes, heart disease, and some types of cancer. Continue →

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Most indoor workers not getting enough vitamin D

Occupation may be a major factor in vitamin D deficiency, researchers say
Vitamin D levels in most occupational groups are well below those considered optimal for health, according to a study published in the open access journal BMC Public Health. Continue →

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Dangers of entering grain silos underestimated

Poor risk management, emergency planning, and training for confined spaces work put an electrician’s life in danger, WorkSafe says
It also threatened the safety of 14 others who went to his aid in a grain silo incident, says WorkSafe Chief Inspector Keith Stewart. Continue →

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Airborne viruses live for longer than expected

Cover your mouth when sneezing or coughing and wash your hands to avoid spreading germs
Working when sick
The simple, well-worn advice for preventing winter colds and flu from spreading has been strengthened with new research from a team of researchers from Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Continue →

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Certified asbestos safety management system essential

Licensed asbestos removal businesses must have a certified safety management system (SMS) by 4 April 2018 as part of the new asbestos regulations. Continue →

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The National Safety Show is the largest event in New Zealand dedicated to workplace safety. The National Safety Show provides the opportunity to explore new products, services and innovations from the safety industry. Our educational seminars, workshops and networking lounges arm you with all the information and resources you need to keep up to date with the HSWA, protect your employees and your business, all under one roof.

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Auckland, 1149
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