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Health & safety: Top predicted challenges for 2019

Health & safety: Top predicted challenges for 2019

January has slipped by already, but many businesses will be revisiting their health and safety controls and reminding workers about how to work safely in all the tasks they are completing. Managers with a strategic focus will also be asking themselves what they can...
WorkSafe boss: Workplace deaths down, but not enough

WorkSafe boss: Workplace deaths down, but not enough

The number of workplace deaths dropped last year but the government’s safety agency says it’s still too high. Forty two workers died in accidents in 2018, down from 50 in 2017 and in 2016. The agriculture sector had the highest number with 16 people killed...
Happy, healthy and safe new year gift for NZ SMEs

Happy, healthy and safe new year gift for NZ SMEs

ACC will launch a new $22 million injury prevention scheme for small and medium businesses which aims to prevent workplace injuries before they occur. The funding – $4.4 million per year over five years – would come in the form of grants and subsidies which, from...