What do I do if I have a serious accident onsite?

Help! It’s all hit the fan and I’ve had someone seriously injured on my site. What do I do now?

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Are your Staff Competent?

The Health and Safety at Work Act requires that tasks on site be carried out by a competent person.
This seems simple enough but what exactly is a competent person, how do you know if all your staff
are competent to do their tasks, and how can you prove your staff are competent?

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Keeping Young People Safe in the Workplace

Keeping Young People Safe in the Workplace

A lot of us have fond memories of working alongside older family members and learning the skills of their trade over the summer. However, it is important to know the laws and regulations regarding minors on worksites and ensure that they are kept safe.

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5 Essential Tips for Dealing with an IN Notice from WorkSafe

5 Essential Tips for Dealing with an IN Notice from WorkSafe

Have you just received a PIN or IN notice from Worksafe on one of your building sites? Or do you want to be prepared with what to do if you ever get one, or better still know what to do to minimise your chances of getting one? The following tips outline the recommended course of action in case you have an IN notice to deal with.

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The Easy Guide to getting a high score in Sitewise

The Easy Guide to getting a high score in Sitewise

Sitewise, by Site Safe is one of the more popular Contractor Pre-qualification services in New Zealand. If you’re in the trades then it’s likely you’ve been asked by one of your clients to get “Sitewise Green”.

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How often should scaffolding be inspected?

Scaffolding is becoming more and more common on residential construction sites here in Christchurch. Did you know that it needs to be regularly inspected by the Scaffolding company that put it up?

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How to: Build a Site Specific Safety Plan

“My Client is requesting a “SSSP” or site specific Safety Plan. I’ve never had to provide one before and I don’t know how.”

 

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Five Top Health and Safety Tips for the Start-up Builder

Congratulations on taking the plunge and starting up your own business. This could potentially be an exciting and rewarding endeavour with the freedom that comes from being your own boss. However, nothing will take your fledgling business down than a serious accident onsite. Here is some helpful advice from the builder’s Health and Safety experts at Nailed It Safety Solutions.

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Silica Dust on New Zealand Building Sites

Silica Dust on New Zealand Building Sites is a common health and safety issue that needs to be dealt with immediately. Read more on how you can handle this.

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$10 ladder fix that Safety Professionals… love.

Good Health and Safety doesn’t have to be expensive or difficult. In this blog post, we explore how a $14 fix could have saved a Wellington Builder $60,000.

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What’s Your Anchor Point?

If your company uses a harness then you probably have a good idea why. If a worker falls without protection then it’s all over. Unfortunately, we’ve been noticing a disturbing trend of incorrectly anchored harnesses.

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Asbestos Lady – the human torch’s (and any tradies) worst nightmare

At Nailed It Safety, we take Asbestos very seriously. Which is why we found it hilarious to find out that Marvel comics had a supervillain named.. wait for it… Asbestos Lady

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Top 3 best Health and Safety Signs in the Universe

At Nailed It Safety, we’re a big fan of good signage. After all, safety is all about good communication and warning visitors to your site of dangers is a part of your responsibility under the Health and Safety at Work Act.

Here are 3 of the best. Enjoy!

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Five 30 Second hacks to improve your site safety track record

Health and Safety on New Zealand Construction Sites has always been a headache, but with a few easy “fixes” you can sort out a number of critical issues that our auditors find often.

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