Asthma management updateThe Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ has launched an update to the 'My Asthma' app to help keep asthma management simple for the many kiwi families that have members with this condition.
Almost 50 years after New Zealand businesses working in and around construction were first made aware of the risks of asbestos, removal of the cancer causing material is still not being managed effectively says WorkSafe New Zealand.
Apr 27 - Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain Lees-Galloway plans to expand the focus of what constitutes significant harm on the job in a draft health and safety strategy to lift the well-being of workers and in turn the productivity of the labour force
Mar 23, 2018 - The importance of risk assessments and implementing appropriate controls – including training and monitoring workers to ensure they’re working safely, was a dominant message in the sentencing of Avon Industries Limited on health and safety charges.
A world-first self-fitting hearing aid with a rechargeable battery and the ability to be set via a smartphone has been developed with the help of Australian Swinburne’s ARC Training Centre in Biodevices.
Mar 12, 2018 - The EPA have served a Compliance Order on Task Protection Services Ltd, as part of our inquiry into fire-fighting foams. “The EPA has issued the Compliance Order on the basis that Task Protection Services Ltd owns and controls fire trucks and fire-fighting foams at Palmerston North, Gisborne, and Hawkes Bay airports,” Chief Executive Dr Allan Freeth announced today.
Fonterra and Beca have partnered to develop a breakthrough virtual reality health and safety training technology. The cutting-edge solution lets employees navigate the Co-operative’s manufacturing and distribution sites without the need to set foot on site and will help substantially reduce onboarding times.