Getting ready for new H&S regime

By Malcolm Abernethy, executive officer, CCNZ The Health and Safety Reform Bill has been passed by Parliament. It will come into effect on 4 April 2016. A series of regulations is being developed to support the new act. These regulations include: general risk and workplace management; major hazard facilities; asbestos; and, engagement by worker participation…

Clever Procurement- Caroline Boot and ‘Clever Buying’

In the past tender writing and procurement has often been a painful and expensive (and often pointless) exercise, but Caroline Boot’s ‘Clever Buying’ course is changing the procurement sector. CAROLINE BOOT, from tender specialist company Plan A, explains. MY FIRST DOZEN years in the business of writing tender responses revealed a large-scale problem: the traditional…

Fulton Hogan shifts gear on workplace safety

Leading infrastructure and resources company Fulton Hogan has shifted into high gear in its focus on health and safety with the introduction of the latest in driver simulator technology. The company has purchased a pair of state-of-the-art simulators capable of re-creating a range of conditions including night driving, sudden road obstructions and weather conditions including…