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Updates from Master Plumbers and the wider industry.


  • gasfitting
    2nd of February 2018

    Caravan gas installations – have your say!

    A recently released draft amendment to the caravan installation code seeks to standardise compliance plate requirements across New Zealand and Australia.

    Tags: health & safety  
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  • Plumbing
    20th of November 2017

    Hazardous substances in the workplace

    On 1 December the rules for managing hazardous substances in the workplace moved from the HSNO Act to the Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA).

    Tags: health & safety   hazardous substances  
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  • 12th of May 2017

    Use your mouth—a great bit of safety gear

    Having a health and safety conversation with your workmates, your boss or your workers is the first action to take to help ensure everyone goes home healthy and safe, says WorkSafe.

    Tags: plumbing   gasfitting   drain laying   health & safety  
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  • Plumbing
    21st of December 2016

    Scaffolding in New Zealand

    WorkSafe has just released good practice guidelines on the safe design, use and maintenance of scaffolding. They set out WorkSafe's expectations on how to comply with health and safety legislation.

    Tags: health & safety  
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  • 30th of September 2016

    Are you meeting your health monitoring requirements?

    As a PCBU, you have legal requirements to protect the health of your workers by identifying hazards and managing the associated risks.

    Tags: health & safety  
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  • 2nd of August 2016

    Excavation safety guidance

    Check out the new good practice guidance from WorkSafe on managing health and safety risks associated with excavation work.

    Tags: drain laying   plumbing   health & safety  
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