Safety Talks

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Xmas Driving - Near Miss

December 02, 2020 1 min read

The Xmas traffic is picking up and with that comes more traffic incidents. Encourage your workers to report near miss traffic incidents. 

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Unsecured Objects in Vehicles

November 20, 2020 1 min read

When you think of vehicle accidents, you do not tend to think about the potential missiles flying towards you, your passengers or other vehicles / pedestrians. Unfortunately that is the likelihood of any objects that are left unsecured in your vehicle during a vehicle accident.
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Machine Guarding

October 21, 2020 1 min read

We have all had the experience of doing what we thought was a favour for someone, only to have it rejected or unappreciated. I suppose if machine guards were human they would experience this most of the time.

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Lock Out and De-energise

October 05, 2020 1 min read

Using Lock Out and De-energising procedures are important to complete to ensure machinery or equipment maintenance work can be completed in a safe manner and avoid serious injuries to workers. 
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Protecting Against Legionnaires Disease

October 05, 2020 1 min read

Spring brings all sorts of changes to our lives. Warmer weather, longer days and a higher risk of contracting Legionnaires Disease.
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Electrical Safety

September 22, 2020 1 min read

Electrical safety improvements are a common issue we identify at many sites and workplaces we inspect. Many of these are minor to remediate, but could be catrostrophic if left unattended. 
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Hand Protection

August 24, 2020 1 min read

Hands are one of the most injured part of the body in the workplace. Many of these hand injuries are preventable. By identifying hazards and developing safety measures, you will be able to help reduce and / or eliminate hand injuries in the workplace. Check out the safety talk for more.
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Manual Handling

August 04, 2020 1 min read

Manual Handling injuries are amongst the most common injuries. ACC receives over 50,000 work-related claims for lifting, carrying and strain injuries each year. This safety talk will provide some tips to help avoid these unnecessary injuries.

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Unaddressed Hazards / Battling Complacency

July 21, 2020 1 min read

Most of us have heard the saying “it is not a big deal until it is” This saying can be related to a number of items in life, and more often than not it becomes a expensive life lesson. Yet we hardly ever learn from it. See how this mindset can effect company health and safety.
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First Aid at Work

July 07, 2020 1 min read

First Aid is an important part of a safe and healthy work environment. This safety talks looks at what you need to consider when deciding what first aid equipment and facilities you need at work and suggests ways to help organise your First Aid kit, facilities and first aiders.
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Lighting Hazards in Winter

June 25, 2020 1 min read

Winter lighting can bring with it some risks to the workplace or even enhance other workplace risks due to poor visibility. Check out our Safety Talk for ways to consider improving lighting hazards.
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Is your PPE Compliant?

May 19, 2020 1 min read

Due to the increased demand of these masks resulting from COVID-19 many non-compliant masks have/are entering NZ to meet the supply issues. If you are struggling to source masks from your usual mask suppliers make sure that any you find for chemical/dust risk management are compliant with AS/NZS 1716:2012

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