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Free stories from the current issue

Testing the waters

Safeguard editor PETER BATEMAN decided to create an online health, safety and wellbeing climate survey. Then he persuaded three organisations to test it. This is what happened.

Legal viewpoint—Going private

A number of private prosecutions under the HSE Act have been signalled or completed in recent months. Based on his own experience TIM MACKENZIE outlines the issues – and the hurdles.

Health matters—The new asbestos?

IAN SHAW fears for the health of Christchurch demolition workers exposed to silica-bearing concrete dust, which he says could be the new asbestos.

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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Safeguard National Health & Safety Conference 2015

27 & 28 May 2015 SKYCITY Convention Centre, Auckland

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New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards 2014

28 May 2014 SKYCITY Convention Centre, Auckland

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LegalSAFE 2014: new law, new regulator

Auckland 21 October, Wellington 22 October, Christchurch 23 October 2014

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