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Safeguard is New Zealand's leading publication on workplace health and safety. Experience the magazine yourself: read the free stories below, view the current issue's table of contents, search current and back issues, or ask for a sample print copy. Please email subscription enquiries to

Free stories from the current issue

The law: Crown not exempt

Crown agencies have only rarely been prosecuted under the HSE Act. CHARLES McGUINNESS considers the history in the context of a current case.

Conference: Out of the park

PETER BATEMAN reports on some of the key messages from the Safeguard National Health and Safety Conference 2015.

It’s academic—Power out of balance

What happens when a principal and a contractor sign a contract which encourages the contractor into unhealthy practices? CLARE TEDESTEDT GEORGE reports on the plight of contract truck drivers.

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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