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Membership Levy Renewal

Thank you to the many Signatories who have renewed the membership levy for 2018-19. There are, however, a small number of levy invoices which remain outstanding. As a reminder Membership Levies are paid annually, with your Levy invoice having been emailed in August...

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It’s summer – lets keep safe

Summer in Canterbury is an experience not felt by any other region in the country. Our nor’westers alone stand us out from the crowd but add in dry hot winds and scorching heat and it’s a formula for a pretty draining and mind muddling day. Whether you are Cantabrian...

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Demystifying health and safety by design

Whilst not a new concept to the industry, the Professional Services Working Group felt there was room for a concise summary into the what, why, who, when and how of Health and Safety by Design. The fact sheets capture key points, help demystify the concept and...

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Update from Sherry Peck

What does 2019 bring for the Charter? Our second day into the year had us creating the Charter’s 2019 work programme and it’s going to be busy year. We have over 10 events and workshops already scheduled, the first of which is the Specialist Trade event on the 21st...

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Marshmallow and spaghetti tower wins at recent HSR workshop

Thanks to everyone who attended our Health and Safety Representative 'Mind the Gap' workshop. We hope the session was of value to you. The workshop focused on how to conduct and run effective health and safety meetings. We had a great turn out with over 100 hundred...

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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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