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CoC and Unit Standards consultation

The Board of Examiners is proposing changes to how people gain and maintain their certificates of competence (CoCs). Read more about 'CoC and Unit Standards consultation'...

Former Australian quarrying head to lead NZ’s extractive H&S group

A past president of the Institute of Quarrying Australia has been named as the next CEO of New Zealand’s Mining Extractives Health and Safety Council, MinEx.  Read more about 'Former Australian quarrying head to lead NZ’s extractive H&S group'...

H&S Management system template for Quarry operations

MinEx releases a H&S Management system template for Quarry operations. Read more about 'H&S Management system template for Quarry operations'...

2017 National Safety Show

The National Safety Show is back in 2017. It’s shaping up to be one of our biggest events with an estimated 100+ exhibiting companies lining up to participate. Read more about '2017 National Safety Show'...

Online health and safety tool to help SMEs manage risks

Thirteen businesses often seen on a city block have been included so far – from cafes and hair salons, to medical centres and petrol stations. Read more about 'Online health and safety tool to help SMEs manage risks'...

Lessons to be learned from workplace fatality

A workplace fatality involving an exploding bitumen emulsion tank has important lessons for industry according to WorkSafe New Zealand. Read more about 'Lessons to be learned from workplace fatality'...

Air Quality in the Extractives Industry (ACOP) published

Air Quality in the Extractives Industry ACOP has been approved by the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety, and been published. Read more about 'Air Quality in the Extractives Industry (ACOP) published'...

Jobs rest on new health and safety rules being met

Jobs in mining, quarrying and contracting are at risk if new health and safety rules are not renewed within six months, industry representatives say. Read more about 'Jobs rest on new health and safety rules being met'...

COC Update

While January 1 is the key date by which to have your CoC in place, WorkSafe is advising you need to get your applications for renewals in by mid November to... Read more about 'COC Update'...

MinEx welcomes new WorkSafe CEO

  Read more about 'MinEx welcomes new WorkSafe CEO '...

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