Category Archives: Managing Risk

Road safety and “Zero Harm”

Hey, Road Safety Summit team in Wellington. I see the Minister wants “A new road safety strategy and the steps we need to get there.” She needs “A clear idea of the outcomes we want”. She has also been using THAT word “transformational”. The one the Boss uses. So I’m here to help! “Audacious!” The “audacious” …

National Safety Show

Come  and see our SafetyBase health and safety software at The National Safety Show on July 4th and 5th 2018, ASB Showgrounds, Auckland. The event is co-located with Buildex and Designex, so it will have strong appeal to a wide range of people. Where are we? Try not to trip over us as you walk in! Stand 80, just inside the National Safety Show main …

HASAW Regulations draft: Post 2 – Workplace facilities, first aid, emergencies & PPE

“Draft For Consultation” Regulations have been published by MBIE under the proposed Health & Safety at Work Act. They are Phase 1 of a two part HASAW Regulations. The Draft is entitled the Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2015. This post is the second in a series of five. In it, we look …

HASAW Regulations: Risk Management, Training/Supervision: What does the draft say?

Draft For Consultation Regulations have been published by MBIE under the proposed Health & Safety at Work Act. This is Phase 1 of a two part HASAW Regulations.  The Draft is entitled the Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations 2015. This post is the first in a series of five. In it, we look at the first two …

Do gooders – please take note

This blog is about do gooders. You might be surprised at my dismissive tone. Sometimes, however, do gooders just need to be put in their place. You see, during the recent “Big Freeze” in the UK, householders were warned by their local authorities that clearing the snow from the public footpath and not doing it well could land them in court …