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Free stories from the current issue

Surgery without smoke

A private surgical hospital is on a mission to have electrosurgical smoke plume acknowledged as a significant hazard in operating theatres around the country. PETER BATEMAN reports.

Legal viewpoint—In harmony with HR

BLAIR SCOTLAND argues that for harmonious relations between HR and OHS, each needs to understand where the other is coming from.

Health matters—The fatigue factor

PHILIPPA GANDER reviews recent scientific progress in the understanding of work-related fatigue and how to manage it for improved safety – and health.

News, compliance and best practice

As well as News (Alert24 Safeguard Update, online and in print) and Inspiration/Best Practice (Safeguard magazine in print and online) we have Safety Partner, your Compliance toolkit containing two online modules.

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27 & 28 May 2015 SKYCITY Convention Centre, Auckland

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New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards 2015

27 May 2015 SKYCITY Convention Centre, Auckland

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