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Surviving the holiday season

In the rush to Christmas it can be easy to forget some of the basics to keep you and others healthy and safe over the festive period. For those managing construction sites make sure they are safe and secure before you head away for the holidays. Commercial...

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Update from Sherry Peck

Sherry, our new Charter Project Officer, has been on board with us for eight weeks. How is she finding getting stuck into Charter work? “It’s been an educational, eventful and rewarding eight weeks, reading and fumbling my way through everything I can lay my hands on”...

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Watch our latest health and safety representative videos

Worker participation is essential to keep workplaces healthy and safe and the best health and safety outcomes are achieved when businesses and workers work together. Health and safety representatives (HSRs) are a well-established way to support worker engagement and...

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Welcome to Sherry Peck

Sherry joins us as our new Charter Project Officer. Her background has seen her spend many years as a civilian with NZ Army, working as an HSR and Anti-Harassment Advisor alongside a substantive role as Accident Insurance Liaison officer, which involved medical...

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Professional Services Working Group (PSWG)

The PSWG was developed from a dedicated group of industry specialists – from project managers to engineers to designers to engage with and assist the Charter to produce health and safety related tools for specialist areas of risk. The team consists of: Ian Fenemore,...

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Engaging with Health and Safety Representatives

Under the direction of the new Health & Safety Representative Group, Chair Callum Thwaites (Project Manager for Arrow International) and the group have dropped the word ‘leadership’ from their title to better reflect the group’s commitment to worker engagement and...

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Writing health and safety documents

It’s good practice to have health and safety documents. WorkSafe have produced guidance to help you write health and safety documents. The guidelines will help you to answer the following questions: What is the document for? Who will read the document? What are your...

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Updates to the Charter Board

Craig Sengalow has recently left WorkSafe and will no longer be the WorkSafe representative Board member on the Charter. Craig was the Construction Sector Lead at WorkSafe and responsible for leading WorkSafe’s engagement with the Charter. Craig was key leader in...

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