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Stopping slips and falls

By Trevor Pringle 1 October 2007, Build 102

Within New Zealand homes a slip, trip or fall injury occurs every 3 minutes. This affects around 400,000 adults and children each year – that’s more than all sports and road injuries. Using the right surface could prevent many of these.

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Safety blueprint

1 June 2009, Build 112, Feature article

Good health and safety practices have a positive flow-on effect for achieving best value in construction projects, but they need to be incorporated right from the start.

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Coordinated approach to H&S

By Steve Wragg 1 December 2015, Build 151, Feature article

Businesses only have a few months to digest then implement any changes needed to meet the new health and safety laws. One aspect that needs to be well understood is the coordination obligation.

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Risk control

By Alisa Yong 1 April 2018, Build 165

Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, employers must protect their workers and anyone else on site by managing risk. Here are some tips to help manage your risk identification protocols.

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Ingenuity improves safety

By Lauren Cahill 1 August 2011, Build 125

It sounds a bit like a superhero, and in terms of preventing worksite injuries, it is. The ‘doorector’ is an ingenious invention to assist in the fitting of doors – and it’s already fitted nearly a thousand around Wellington.

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