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Learning about ‘Safety II’

March 24, 2017

Safety II is a new approach to health and safety that includes a focus on learning from what goes right, rather than just the things that go wrong. Check out these resources that introduce Safety II, and also provide questions that you can ask...

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HSWA and work-related health

August 26, 2016

All businesses have a duty of care to protect their workers from work-related health risks.Safetree has created an introductory booklet to help forestry businesses address the main work-on-health and health-on-work risks in their industry.Click...

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How Blakely Pacific is growing its safety culture

August 8, 2016

Tips on improving safety culture See how forest owner/manager Blakely Pacific reduced injuries and boosted productivity by working on attitudes towards health and safety among its workers. Read the full case study (PDF) The Safety Culture...

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How to manage Health and Safety under HSWA

July 15, 2016

The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) has strengthened responsibilities for everyone in the workplace, especially those at the very top.Safetree's new booklet, How to manage Health and Safety under HSWA, gives those working in the...

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H&S Rep Training

July 1, 2016

Find out about new 2-day H&S Rep courses available in July.Involving workers is essential to create a safe workplace. It’s also a legal requirement in the Health and Safety at Work Act. These 2-day face-to-face courses are Initial Stage 1 H&S...

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Help to manage visitor safety

June 17, 2016

Safetree’s produced a resource to help manage visitor safety on forestry sites.It includes an example of a Visitor Registration Form for visitors to fill out once they have been given a safety briefing. This can be printed off, or sent to a...

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Help getting a handle on your H&S performance

June 8, 2016

A new guide to monitoring health and safety performance, that FISC helped to create, has been launched. The guide includes questions and indicators that will help business managers and owners understand and track health and safety performance in...

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Worker engagement, participation and representation

May 17, 2016

(HSWA) Reinforces the need for employers to work with their employees to ensure health and safety in the workplace.This includes taking steps to: ensure workers are engaged in deciding what health and safety issues to tackle in the workplace...

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