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7 tips for working in the hot weather

It’s hot! In weather like this we need to watch out for heat stress. Planning for working in hot weather needs to be in place before it becomes too hot. Heat can affect people’s concentration and lead to mistakes and accidents. Below are 7 tips for managers and...

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Be safe working in the sun

“When I can’t see or feel the sun, I’m safe and can’t get burnt, right?” Wrong! We can’t see or feel UV radiation. Sunlight or warmth from the sun is not the same as UV radiation and exposure to it may increase the chance of developing serious health conditions, such...

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Courageous conversations with labour on hire workers

In November last year, Libi Carr (our Charter Officer) was invited to speak at a get together for Labour on Hire (LOH) workers on the topic of: Courageous conversations in health and safety. The event was organised by the Canterbury Labour Hire Safety Forum and...

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Out and about with the labour on hire recruitment industry

In the later part of 2017, the Charter team met with the Canterbury Labour Hire Safety Forum. The purpose of the session was to share more about what it means to be a Charter signatory and what their labour on hire (LOH) workers can expect when placed with one. We...

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