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The National Safety Show 2015

4 - 5 July 2018

Wednesday 4 July 2018
9am - 6pm

Thursday 5 July 2018
9am - 5pm

ASB Showgrounds Auckland

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Industrial Safety News
NZ Safety Council
SARNZ
ministry of business, innovati
Work Safe New Zealand
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Industrial Safety News
NZ Safety Council
SARNZ
ministry of business, innovati
Work Safe New Zealand
Warehouse Stationary

Playing down workplace incidents doesn’t pay

WorkSafe is warning businesses not to play down notifiable events in their workplaces following the release of a decision involving a 2016 accident

Trade Depot Ltd appeared in Auckland District Court in December following an incident where more than 200kg of plasterboard fell on a worker in Takanini. Continue →

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Research shows health and safety training pays off

The government’s latest workplace health and safety attitudes and behaviours survey has confirmed strong links between recent health and safety training and the way people act and feel at work

Commissioned by the government’s health and safety watchdog, WorkSafe, the survey canvassed thousands of Kiwi workers and employers in high-risk industries, asking them about their experiences of workplace health and safety. Continue →

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How to keep your workplace safe from electrical hazards

Electrical equipment is common to every office, notes Jeson Pitt

According to one study, one person is electrocuted every single day in their workplace and most are within the age group of 25-44 years. Continue →

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Exciting new technology brings hope to those with reading disabilities

Revolutionary new device empowers people who are blind, partially sighted, and have reading difficulties to achieve increased independence in employment, education and daily life

 
Wireless, lightweight and about the size of a finger, OrCam MyEye 2.0’s breakthrough assistive technology instantly reads printed and digital text aloud: newspapers, books, restaurant menus, signs, product labels, computer and smartphone screens. Continue →

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Machines a matter of life and death

There are no second chances with heavy machinery says WorkSafe after the recent sentencing of Easton Agriculture Limited in Palmerston North District Court

The sentencing follows the death of a worker in August 2016 after he became trapped in a potato harvester on a farm in Shannon. Continue →

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Use the gear you’ve got

Safety gear is no good when it is sitting in your vehicle – and it needs to be used properly

That’s the lesson following the sentencing of Stumpmaster Limited in the North Shore District Court. Continue →

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HASANZ appoints first Executive Director

The Health and Safety Association of New Zealand (HASANZ) has appointed Philip Aldridge as its first Executive Director with responsibility for managing its day to day operations and implementing its business strategy

HASANZ is the umbrella organisation for workplace health and safety professions and was established in September 2014 to raise professional standards to provide healthier and safer workplaces. Continue →

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New insights into how employees manage stressful situations at work

Researchers have developed a new tool which could benefit organisations and their staff by assessing employees’ beliefs about how they manage challenging and stressful situations at work

Self-efficacy – the belief in one’s capabilities to achieve a goal or an outcome – is a key variable for understanding how people manage themselves and their behaviour at work, given its influence on motivation, well-being, and personal achievement and fulfilment. Continue →

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Expert panel recommends ten actions to prepare and support the mobile workforce

The International Corporate Health Leadership Council (ICHLC) has released eight corporate health trends paired with ten actionable items to effectively help organisations prepare and support their mobile workforce

“Significant changes have impacted the mobile workforce since the Council’s 2014 trend report,” says Professor Robert L. Continue →

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Vodafone gets poor reception in latest telco survey

Good communications is essential for safety, but the latest Consumer NZ survey reveals some telecommunications companies aren’t getting the message

Telco customers rated Vodafone last for both mobile and broadband services in Consumer NZ’s latest satisfaction survey, the same place it occupied last year. Continue →

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Protecting workers from solar UV radiation

The recent scorching weather provides a timely reminder of the importance of protecting workers from the power of the sun’s potentially deadly rays

Workers may be exposed to harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun, particularly while working outdoors, WorkSafe advises. Continue →

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Developing a roadside test for marijuana intoxication isn’t as easy as it sounds

Researchers are taking active steps to identify and combat the problem of people driving under the influence, but problems abound

Recent studies in which marijuana users took controlled doses of cannabis in the lab have identified new biomarkers that can be used to estimate a person’s recent cannabinoid intake. Continue →

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National first aid training partnership forged

The Electrical Training Company, New Zealand’s leading provider of electrical apprenticeships, has partnered with Life Care Consultants Ltd to deliver first aid and CPR training across its apprentice programme

The Electrical Training Company has more than 600 apprentices across the country and Life Care Consultants will provide all training nationally, apart from the Auckland region, where First Aid NZ is the provider. Continue →

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First scaffolding apprenticeship designed to help boost construction

New Zealand’s first apprenticeship in scaffolding is being launched in a bid to support the surging construction sector

Scaffolding, Access and Rigging Association of New Zealand (SARNZ), the industry body representing the leading companies in the sector, has worked closely with Skills (The Industry Training Organisation) and training providers to develop the apprenticeship. Continue →

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Road safety charity calls on fleets to tackle driver distraction

Road safety charity Brake is calling on fleet operators to crackdown on driver distraction, as more than a third of respondents to its annual Fleet Safety Survey say they do not monitor distraction. Continue →

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Keep fatigue out of the workplace

It’s a shock to the system going back to work after the holidays, particularly after a couple of weeks off over Christmas. Continue →

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Lurching from crisis to crisis

Professor Michael Baker – public health under serious threat
Workplace health and safety has deteriorated for many years – it took the Pike River crisis to remind us how bad it had become. Continue →

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Taskforce identifies up to 1,400 buildings in Victoria clad in aluminium composite panels with a polyethylene core

Continue →

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Simple, safe and practical takes out top safety prize

Husband and wife Robyn de Bruin-Judge and Wim de Bruin established Designerscope in 2013 when cabinet maker Wim decided there must be a better way to level cabinets. Continue →

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Health and safety toolkit now available

SafePlus, a new Government developed and endorsed health and safety toolkit, is now available to all New Zealand businesses. Continue →

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New rules for hazardous materials from December 1

Does your workplace have proper management in place to comply with the new requirements for hazardous substances, asks lawyer Sarah Townsend, a partner at Duncan Cotterill.**

Many people don’t even realise that their workplace uses hazardous substances, until they discover that the phrase encompasses any product or chemical that has explosive, flammable, oxidising, toxic or corrosive properties. Continue →

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First “Approved” explosives trace detector on new air cargo screening list

The latest programme requirements for cargo aboard airplanes requires a significantly higher level of explosives detection capability and software functionality. Continue →

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Expanding older workforce needs H&S support

The number of aged workers in the workforce is predicted to double by 2036. Continue →

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Working in construction? Put safety first with digital risk and safety cards

The Construction Health and Safety Risk Cards which have been in circulation since last year have been digitised. Continue →

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SAFETY 360 | March 27-28 March 2018

Safety 360 returns as the most comprehensive health and safety event covering every facet of compliance, regulation and best practice for the health and safety professional. Continue →

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Zero waste and cost effective advances in bio-thermic digester technology

A UK specialist in the on-site reduction of solid and liquid organic waste claims the only on-site solution which can handle non-organic waste contained within organics. Continue →

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Cost-efficient Occupational Health & Safety hot water solution

The Australian-design 10L Aqueous Mk 2 hot water system was a finalist in Australia’s 2017 Sustainability Awards. Continue →

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Christchurch experience benefits all

Worksafe is looking what was developed and learnt from the rebuild programme that can be applied on building sites around the country. Continue →

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Climate change threatens health of New Zealanders in varied ways

Many factors that contribute to the health of New Zealanders will be affected by climate change, finds a new report by Royal Society Te Apārangi. Continue →

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Guidelines for managing asbestos in soil

BRANZ has launched the new industry guidelines for assessing and managing asbestos in soil. Continue →

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Dog Safety and Responsibilities in the Workplace

 
There has been a 45% increase in dog bites in industry over the past decade. Continue →

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Two sides of the same coin

WorkSafe accepts enforceable undertaking from Zespri, while the court delivers Tasman Tanning a $380K fine for a repeat offence. Continue →

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New focus on hazardous substance safety

Hazardous substances are widely used across New Zealand workplaces, so it’s important to know the risks and how to protect people from harm. Continue →

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Certified assurance for dealing with asbestos

At the moment there are no Certified Audit Bodies (CAB) auditing to the WorkSafe scheme for asbestos which comes into force in April 2018. Continue →

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Health and safety law is vital for startups as well

The Health and Safety at Work Act is over a year old but many startups might not realise how it applies to them. Continue →

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Inspection doors protect in harsh environments

Intertec has developed a unique inspection door for outdoor equipment protection enclosures. Continue →

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Sync Grip Pullers offer safe, precise bearing removal

Enerpac has introduced a new range of Sync Grip Pullers which feature synchronised movement of their locking jaws for simultaneous engagement and optimised safety. Continue →

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See-through polycarbonate offers ultimate safety

Polycarbonate is recognised globally as one of the toughest transparent protective materials available, used in everything from bullet-resistant laminates to the canopies of  the F22 Raptor jet fighter. Continue →

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How to choose the right safety knife

Introducing safety knives into the workplace is one of the easiest ways to reduce cut injuries. Continue →

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Wellbeing toolkit aims to create flourishing workplaces

A toolkit to support New Zealand workplaces and their people to flourish was launched on World Mental Health Day by the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) and Health Promotion Agency (HPA). Continue →

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New research shows surge in outdoor smokefree action

Local outdoor smokefree action is growing rapidly around New Zealand, according to new research from the University of Otago, Wellington. Continue →

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Risk present in all work spaces

Businesses need to consider health and safety risks on all structures, even those infrequently used, says WorkSafe New Zealand. Continue →

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Sparking a successful safety programme

Contending with difficult terrain, extreme weather conditions and unfriendly dogs is all in a day’s work for the hardworking team at King Country Energy. Continue →

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On-site crane training programmes launched

The world’s largest crane service organisation has introduced new on-site training programmes designed to update technicians on standards compliance and extend their knowledge and expertise in areas such as operator skills, service, maintenance and complex crane electrics. Continue →

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New half-mask respirator offers comfort and safety

A new AVIVA range of half-mask respirators from Scott Safety optimises worker respiratory safety. Continue →

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Safety-first approach wins fleet safety awards

Several companies have been honoured for working hard to reduce road crashes involving at-work drivers during Brake’s third annual Australasian Fleet Safety Awards. Continue →

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Mental wellbeing at work toolkit launched  

A toolkit to support workplaces to boost wellbeing and create flourishing teams will be launched on World Mental Health Day, by the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) and Health Promotion Agency (HPA). Continue →

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Beware the dangers of entering grain silos

WorkSafe has produced a safety alert after a serious incident in which a worker became engulfed in grain when an unloading auger was turned on while the worker was inside. Continue →

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Music hath charms to stimulate creativity

Employers take note – listening to happy music may help generate more innovative ideas. Continue →

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Exercise every day to help keep death at bay

Globally, one in 12 deaths could be prevented with 30 minutes of physical activity five days a week a major study has found. 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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