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HazardCo and Acuite Partnership for Builders’ Health and Safety

Acuite, a construction-specific reporting and analytics platform, and HazardCo, a leading health and safety management company announce they are working together to help small and medium sized building companies to get on top of their health and safety.

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November 1st, 2022 at 3:56 pm

Regions & Categories: Construction,New Zealand,Safety

Worksafe Services – Helping Auckland Businesses Comply with Health and Safety Regulations

Keeping track of and implementing workplace safety legislation can be complicated and time consuming. But the risk of a fine or imprisonment for a health and safety violation makes it vital for a business to ensure they are conforming to regulatory standards.

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March 19th, 2015 at 7:49 am

Tourism Radio Leading Self Drive Visitor Safety

Tourism Radio is fully committed to ensuring self-drive visitors to New Zealand get the best safety information available, as soon as they get behind the wheel.

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July 11th, 2014 at 9:50 am

Regions & Categories: New Zealand,Safety,Tourism

Exam gloves are now available in NZ

Pro-Val Safety Products are pleased to announce that after recently having our medical examination gloves listed on the NZ MedSafe Medical Device Database, our range of exam gloves are now available in New Zealand, with stock located in our Auckland warehouse.

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March 4th, 2014 at 3:07 pm

Pro-Val Safety launches in NZ

Pro-Val Safety Products, a well established brand of gloves and personal protective equipment in Australia, has officially launched in New Zealand.

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November 28th, 2013 at 4:31 pm

Regions & Categories: Auckland,Safety


Kiwi Kids Safer with Increased Age of Child Restraints

A new rule increasing the age of mandatory child restraint use is a positive step in the safety of kiwi kids, says Kelly Good, car safety technician based in Central Otago.

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October 12th, 2012 at 11:27 am

Regions & Categories: Family,New Zealand,Safety

Dob in a work mate for a reward hotline launched

Thompson and Toresen Investigations Limited has launched a nationwide anonymous tipline 0800RIPOFF for workmates to dob in colleagues that are stealing from their employer to receive a reward of up to $1000.

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June 24th, 2012 at 5:45 pm

Regions & Categories: New Zealand,Safety

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Freedom Companion Drivers Keeps Seniors Safe on the Road

Nichols established Freedom Companion Drivers in New Zealand last year
to meet a burgeoning demand for a personalised driving service for
those who may no longer have their drivers license but who don’t want
to lose their independence.

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December 17th, 2011 at 6:07 am

Regions & Categories: New Zealand,Safety,Transport

WinGate 7 Proxy Server Released

Qbik New Zealand Limited has announced the public release of the long-awaited Proxy Server WinGate 7.

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December 14th, 2011 at 6:44 am

Regions & Categories: Communications and IT,New Zealand,Safety

Coastguard Launches Lifejacket Awareness Day

Coastguard’s Northern Region is launching its inaugural Lifejacket Awareness Day on October 30th to tackle the high number of drownings in the area.

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October 12th, 2011 at 5:48 pm

Regions & Categories: Boating,Health,New Zealand,Safety

Public Views on Give Way Rules

Public views are now being sought on the proposed changes to the give way rule, as part of the Government’s 10-year Safer Journeys road safety strategy.

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May 19th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Hoping for a Low Easter Road Toll

Transport Minister Steven Joyce is calling for road users to stay safe on the roads this Easter weekend.

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April 22nd, 2011 at 10:22 am

Regions & Categories: Government,New Zealand,Safety


Easter Speed Warning

Tasman District Police will be working hard to keep the roads safe over the Easter holiday period and that includes lowering the tolerance for speeding drivers to 5kmh.

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April 22nd, 2011 at 10:14 am

Regions & Categories: New Zealand,Police,Safety,Transport


Japanese Food Imports Monitored by MAF Following Earthquake

MAF has been closely monitoring the emergency situation in Japan following the destructive 11 March earthquake to ensure food imports from Japan to New Zealand are safe and suitable.

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April 15th, 2011 at 8:26 am

Regions & Categories: Food,Government,Japan,New Zealand,Safety


Manufacturing Company Fined Over Preventable Accident

A Lower Hutt company has been fined $24,000 and ordered to pay reparation of $8,000 after a worker was seriously injured because the machine he was working on wasn’t adequately guarded.

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November 22nd, 2010 at 6:53 am

Tractor Seatbelt Warning

The Department of Labour is urging farmers to wear seatbelts on tractors, and to fit seatbelts to older tractors, to ensure their safety.

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October 21st, 2010 at 12:26 pm

Safety NZ Week

This week is Safety NZ Week and ACC is focusing on highlighting the number of accidents which could be avoided. One in seven New Zealanders were injured in their homes last year, and 621 people died from their injuries.

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August 30th, 2010 at 6:52 pm

Regions & Categories: Government,New Zealand,Safety

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Government Makes Taxis Safer

The government is introducing measure to make taxis safer. From 2011 it will be mandatory for taxis in larger towns and cities to be fitted with security cameras.

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August 11th, 2010 at 9:46 am

ACC Motorbike Safety Programme

ACC has introduced a motorbike safety programme and teamed up with representatives from key motorcycle, scooter and moped groups.

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July 31st, 2010 at 9:02 am

Regions & Categories: Government,New Zealand,Safety,Transport

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Climbing Wall Safety Checklist

Department of Labour has issued a climbing wall safety checklist to 35 operators of climbing walls nationwide.

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May 9th, 2010 at 10:47 am

Regions & Categories: Government,New Zealand,Safety,Sport