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Responsible Tradespeople Pushing Back

Responsible tradespeople are pushing back at those in the industry who shirk their work place safety responsibilities. Master Painters Association of New Zealand Bay of Plenty president, Riki Nelson, says "cowboys" cut costs and break laws. Check out the …
Responsible tradespeople are pushing back at those in the industry who shirk their work place safety responsibilities. Master Painters Association of New Zealand Bay of Plenty pre… http://scaffolding.safesmartaccess.co.nz/blog/responsible-tradespeople-pushing-back/

TradeSource Rebrands To SafeSmart Access

TradeSource Limited has announced the change of company identity to SafeSmart Access, aligning the New Zealand company with its global brand.
  With the launch of their rebranded website, TradeSource Limited has announced the change of company identity to SafeSmart Access, aligning the New Zealand company with its… http://scaffolding.safesmartaccess.co.nz/blog/tradesource-rebrands-to-safesmart-access/

Fatal Scaffolding Collapse In Vietnam

A fatal scaffolding collapse in Central Vietnam stresses the importance of secure scaffolding systems and strict health and safety practices.
Images courtesy of BBC 14 people were killed and another 28 were injured when scaffolding collapsed in central Vietnam. It is unsure whether there were still others trapp… http://scaffolding.safesmartaccess.co.nz/blog/fatal-scaffolding-collapse-in-vietnam/

Improved Working At Heights Regulations - Are They Working?

To find out how well the working at heights (WAH) regulation is running, it is important to compare the cost and the benefits. Comparing the costs involved with getting work sites and equipment up to compliance, with the overall savings of reduced injurie…
In October 2011 safety rules were imposed in an effort to reduce the risk of death and injury from falls in the scaffolding industry. There has been some analysis as to whether… http://scaffolding.safesmartaccess.co.nz/blog/improved-working-at-heights-regulations-are-they-working/

Worksite Safety - How Not To Do It

At SafeSmart, tradie safety is our top priority. On that note, a quick example of how not to conduct yourself on the work site.
At SafeSmart, tradie safety is our top priority. On that note, a quick example of how not to conduct yourself on the work site.   http://scaffolding.safesmartaccess.co.nz/blog/worksite-safety-how-not-to-do-it/

Resource Shortages In The Scaff Industry

According to a media release by Scaffolding, Access & Rigging NZ (SARNZ) in December 2014, there is a shortage of registered certified scaffolders who can work at a high standard in New Zealand. It is important to increase the available workforce to meet …
According to a media release by Scaffolding, Access & Rigging NZ (SARNZ) in December 2014, there is a shortage of registered certified scaffolders who can work at a high stand… http://scaffolding.safesmartaccess.co.nz/blog/resource-shortages-in-the-scaff-industry/

Growth Forecast In Construction NZ Wide

The construction activity in New Zealand is projected to experience unprecedented growth in the coming years. The boom shall serve as an economic rebound that fosters prosperity among the country’s building industry and workforce.
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