Health & Safety by Design Blog

Remember your systems when you are on the move.

This is a timely reminder for businesses to take their health and safety systems with them when they move or expand their operations and to treat them as a priority during the move. Cardinal Logistics Limited after appeared in the Christchurch District Court on...

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Eight-fold increase in people asking for help

Mental Health at Work We are living in a world where stress, fatigue, bullying, anxiety and depression are more and more commonplace.   So, why are they so difficult to talk about.  And why do we particularly not want to deal with them in the workplace?  Does your...

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Results of the High Court review

Clarity to the sentencing process under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) The results of the High Court review of these three test cases have been published, confirming the four sentencing bands under the previous approach. Check out the Russell McVeagh...

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The HASANZ Register is live!! So, what is it??

  HASANZ is the Health and Safety Association of New Zealand.  Launching in 2014, HASANZ is an umbrella organisation representing workplace health and safety professions with the aim of raising professional standards across the health and safety sector.  The Pike...

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Crushing death: Toll Networks (NZ) Limited fined

A massive fine following the death of a worker when crushed by a falling load from a forklift.  A $500,000 fine in addition to the reparation of $118,000 paid to the worker's family (on top of the $105,000 Toll had already paid).   Segregating workers and mobile plant...

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