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NZ safety awards — turning tragedy into positivity

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The first-ever three-way win at the Site Safe Construction Health, Safety and Wellbeing Awards got a huge round of applause from more than 400...

Health and safety champions in running for top awards

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The finalists in the annual Site Safe Construction Health and Safety Awards are a broad cross section of excellent safety personnel, innovative ideas and...

Heights and health hazards — the perils faced by most tradies

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Heights, because bad things can happen in an instant. Health hazards, because they can build up over time but end up just as damaging. Both...

Industry suicide report highlights need for more effective support and prevention

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The release last month of a report into suicides of construction industry workers has highlighted the need for all parts of the industry to...

Plan H&S carefully for the winter months

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When the temperatures head southward it’s time to think about protecting yourself and your team from the elements. Winter weather can lead to more injuries...

Master Builders support integral to Men’s Health Week

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Registered Master Builders Association members were again integral to the nationwide promotion of the recent Men’s Health Week (MHW) held on June 10 to...

Applications open for safety scholarships

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Site Safe is supporting New Zealand’s up-and-coming health and safety leaders in the construction sector with its 2019 range of scholarships.  Applications for Site Safe...

Canadian sparkies hit the H&S ground running in NZ

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Site Safe is doing its bit to help alleviate New Zealand’s shortage of skilled tradies. As part of its partnership with international tradespeople exchange provider...

New hazardous substances regulations about to take effect

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On December 1, 2018, the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017 will come into force, addressing the safe handling and management...

Site Safe: Spike in injuries cause for concern

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The construction industry must take heed of an unexpected spike in serious injuries, Site Safe chief executive Brett Murray says. Figures released by Statistics NZ...