Health & Safety Chat
Our workplace safety blog highlights the importance of health and safety at work, with up to date safety advice, facts, tips and opinions.
According to the Ministry of Business of innovation and employment 97% of business in New Zealand employee less than 20 staff (Ministry of Business, 2016). If you dig a little further, of that 97%, 72% of these have no employees at all! How does the act apply to small companies or those that are one man bands? A large proportion of these businesses are run from home
So you’re a contractor that has been tendering for jobs and working away for years with no problems at all. You’ve never had an accident (well only minor incidents that no one else knew about anyway!)
Smart Safety Solutions become EMA consultants.
The Judge found that the company’s health and safety compliance was “lax” at best and “pointless”. This callous disregard for safety was found to have directly contributed to the incident.
…quite casually I asked who lead the health and safety within the business knowing the answer…
how do you go about choosing the correct health and safety advice for your business?
all of the safety briefings and pre-start checks I did without even thinking, and this come from years of running high-risk facilities and having the rigors of safety taught to me over this time
All of the safety briefings and pre-start checks I did without even thinking, and this come from years of running high-risk facilities and having the rigors of safety taught to me over this time
A health and safety management system (Sometimes called a safety case or a safety management system) should provide a company with
Have you heard of the Health and Safety police? These are the people espousing their version of Health and Safety. We have all seen the headlines about Health and Safety gone overboard