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Site Safe Achieves Record Number Of Scholarship Applications

Tuesday, 10 November 2020, 11:38 am | Site Safe NZ

Site Safe has achieved another record number of applicants for their 2020 scholarships awarding 62 successful learners with scholarships across five categories. The 62 future safety leaders were selected from a record number of 195 quality applicants, ... More >>

Foundation Passport - Consultants (Online) Course Designed By Industry Experts

Wednesday, 14 October 2020, 8:14 am | Site Safe NZ

Consultants will now be able get their Site Safety Cards (Passports) anytime, anywhere with Site Safe’s newest online course. The Foundation Passport - Consultants (Online) is a fully online, self-paced course meaning learners can complete the course at ... More >>

Ground-breaking Research Into Stress In Construction Kicks Off

Thursday, 9 July 2020, 1:42 pm | Site Safe NZ

Site Safe is supporting ground-breaking research into stress in the construction industry. The research will be done in partnership with Massey University's School of Built Environment and will look at how stress affects the behaviour and health ... More >>

COVID-19 Construction Protocols Updated For Level 2

Monday, 11 May 2020, 5:08 pm | Site Safe NZ

Working through Site Safe, the industry has released COVID-19 Vertical and Horizontal Construction Protocols for Alert Level 2. Site Safe has been working with industry and government to update the existing construction protocols to reflect what is now ... More >>

Construction Gears Up For Return To Work

Friday, 17 April 2020, 6:38 am | Site Safe NZ

On Behalf of the Construction Industry Standards and Protocols Group The construction industry is tooling up to get back to work as soon as possible, drafting a health and safety framework which will help keep workers, and the public, safe from COVID-19. ... More >>

Safety Goes Online - Renew Your Site Safety Card/Passport Online

Friday, 10 April 2020, 11:19 am | Site Safe NZ

Site Safe has responded to the challenges of the COVID-19 lockdown by launching its first ever fully online course. Site Safe Chief Executive Brett Murray says: "It’s critical that we get construction back in business as soon as possible ... More >>

Unprecedented triple tie at NZ safety awards

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 9:21 am | Site Safe NZ

The first-ever three-way win at the Site Safe Construction Health, Safety and Wellbeing Awards got a huge round of applause from more than 400 people in attendance on November 6. More >>

Health and safety champions in running for top awards

Monday, 30 September 2019, 9:52 am | Site Safe NZ

The finalists in the annual Site Safe Construction Health and Safety Awards are a broad cross section of excellent safety personnel, innovative ideas and clever inventions designed to look after workers. More >>

Subcontractors need to be protected when companies fail

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 4:51 pm | Site Safe NZ

When large building companies fail, many smaller companies and operators often bear the brunt of the collapse. More >>

Scholarships open for safety leaders

Monday, 22 July 2019, 3:38 pm | Site Safe NZ

Site Safe is supporting New Zealand’s up-and-coming health and safety leaders in the construction sector with its 2019 range of scholarships. More >>

Rewarding the people that work hard for safety

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 2:17 pm | Site Safe NZ

Applications are now open for entries from businesses and individuals who have done that special something extra when it comes to health and safety. More >>

Site Safe appalled by deaths

Monday, 1 July 2019, 1:41 pm | Site Safe NZ

Site Safe says the number of deaths in the New Zealand construction sector this year is a terrible statistic. More >>

Site Safe publishes report on suicide in construction

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 8:49 am | Site Safe NZ

Research finds that workplace pressures were a factor for nearly one third of suicide cases in construction industry [i] More >>

Site Safe Welcomes ACC Support for SMEs

Thursday, 10 January 2019, 5:01 pm | Site Safe NZ

The recent announcement of a $22 million ACC incentive programme to help small to medium-sized businesses reduce workplace injuries is welcome news, says Site Safe Chief Executive Brett Murray. More >>

Site Safe Welcomes Health and Safety at Work Strategy

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 12:47 pm | Site Safe NZ

Site Safe welcomes the announcement of the government’s new Health and Safety at Work Strategy. Site Safe Chief Executive Brett Murray says the strategy sets out several clear priorities which should help ensure more Kiwi workers get home safe ... More >>

Celebrating Health and Safety

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 4:20 pm | Site Safe NZ

Businesses and individuals leading the way in health and safety have been recognised at the Site Safe Evening of Celebration, held at Alexandra Park in Auckland on November 7. More >>

Spike in Injuries Cause for Concern

Tuesday, 30 October 2018, 4:20 pm | Site Safe NZ

The construction industry must take heed of an unexpected spike in serious injuries, says Site Safe Chief Executive Brett Murray. Figures released by Statistics NZ this week revealed there were 72 serious work-related injuries in construction last year, ... More >>

Building Future Health and Safety Leaders

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 11:07 am | Site Safe NZ

Site Safe is proud to announce this year’s recipients of the Site Safe scholarships. Sixteen future safety leaders, including five Maori and Pasifika candidates, and five Women in Construction candidates, will now embark on the journey to complete ... More >>

Research needed to understand construction suicide rate

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 2:58 pm | Site Safe NZ

Further research to uncover what is fuelling the alarmingly high rate of suicides in construction will be urgently undertaken by industry organisations. More >>

Site Safe Construction Health and Safety Awards Finalists

Monday, 24 September 2018, 3:50 pm | Site Safe NZ

Finalists announced - Site Safe Construction Health and Safety Awards Available for immediate release 24/09/2018 Site Safe is pleased to announce the 13 outstanding finalists for the 2018 awards, which promote health and safety in construction by ... More >>