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Site Safe Awards Lucky Scholarship Applicants With Complimentary Training

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 10:33 am | Site Safe NZ

Site Safe is proud to award 20 lucky scholarship recipients with fully funded health and safety training towards achieving Site Safe’s Health and Safety in Construction programme. This year, Site Safe received more than 50 quality applicants from across ... More >>

Site Safe's Annual Construction Health, Safety And Wellbeing Awards Finalists Announced

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 9:56 am | Site Safe NZ

As New Zealand’s construction industry deals with the ongoing impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, health and safety has remained integral to the ability of businesses to continue to operate. Site Safe’s annual Construction Health, Safety and Wellbeing ... More >>

Protocols key to keeping construction working

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 9:47 am | Site Safe NZ

While most of the New Zealand’s construction industry returned to work under Alert Level 3, Auckland waits with bated breath to see whether they will be able to do the same next week. More >>

Scholarships Supporting Tomorrow's Health And Safety Leaders

Monday, 26 July 2021, 10:02 am | Site Safe NZ

Each year, Site Safe supports the construction health and safety leaders of tomorrow by awarding scholarships to complete their Health and Safety in Construction programme. Upon completion, students receive a New Zealand Certificate in Workplace Health and ... More >>

Industry Study Investigates The Origins Of, And Strategies To Deal With, Stress In Construction

Wednesday, 26 May 2021, 12:53 pm | Site Safe NZ

An industry study conducted by Site Safe and Massey University’s School of Built Environment has investigated the negative effects of work-related stress on productivity, and physical and emotional health of construction workers in New Zealand. The paper, ... More >>

Paving The Way For Mental Health In Construction

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 9:16 am | Site Safe NZ

Site Safe has partnered with St John to develop the Mental Health First Aid in Construction course, designed specifically to suit the needs of the construction industry. In 2019, Site Safe commissioned a report, in partnership with BRANZ, into suicide in ... More >>

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 >>