News

Charter HSR breakfast a winner

In mid-March over 60 health and safety representatives (HSRs) from Charter members took part in a breakfast event focusing on communication skills and conflict resolution. The event included: Real-life scenarios on communication skills and conflict resolution while...

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Trusting each other in health and safety

The Charter's Health and Safety Practitioners Group is helping to build relationships and share knowledge and experiences within the sector. Wendy McLean of Clive Barrington Construction and Cheri Larson-Tizzard from OuterSpace Landscapes hadn’t met until they both...

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Lifeline launches text support

Lifeline has launched its free text support service - HELP (4357) to increase access to support for people in distress. The service is open to anyone who wants to talk about what is worrying them. Lifeline hopes it will remove barriers to getting help for people who...

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Welcome to new signatory He Toki – Te Tapuae o Rēhua

Laura Clifford of Hawkins (a long-term signatory to the Charter) who support He Toki apprentices, reached out to He Toki about being part of the Safety Charter. As a result Kym Hamilton (Programme Leader) contacted the Safety Charter and signed up He Toki Te Tapuae o...

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Stalwart supporter of the Charter retires

Robin Rowse, H&S and Compliance Manager at Canterbury Aluminium, is retiring. Robin has been a huge champion of the Charter and we spoke to him recently about what good health and safety means to him. As a child Robin would join his Dad, a builder, on site and learned...

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HSR Leadership Group welcomes two new reps

The Charter HSR Leadership Group is very happy to welcome two new reps – Jordan Magnus, Décor Tiling and Mike Poole, Airtech NZ Limited. Jordan is new to the construction industry and became really interested in health & safety when he attended his first training...

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Construction Safety Council Managing Safely course – 50% off

With many construction businesses striving to create healthier and safer workplaces, the Construction Safety Council (CSC) are partnering with ACC’s chosen training provider, The Learning Wave, to promote the CSC’s Managing Safely course. This course is New Zealand’s...

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