Maori Language Week 2015

Every year since 1975 New Zealand has marked Māori Language Week. This is a time for all New Zealanders to celebrate te reo Māori (the Māori language) and to use more Māori phrases in everyday life. In 2015 Māori Language … Continued

Isocyanates-Are you at risk?

Recently Nelson-based panel beating and spray painting business L&L Marriott Holdings Limited has been fined $15,000 for breaching a WorkSafe prohibition notice. On 14 March 2014 WorkSafe health and safety inspectors visited L & L Marriott Holdings Limited’s premises and … Continued

High Blood Pressure-The Silent Killer!

Blood pressure monitoring is an important part of our annual health monitoring and pre-employment medicals. Quite often we are able to pick up readings in people that are above the normal ranges and most often these same people do not know … Continued

Heat Stress-Are you at risk?

Heat on the job can cause dizziness, discomfort and even death if the signs go unrecognized. 6 Factors that can make you more susceptible to heat related illness include: Weight: Overweight and underweight people are more at risk for an … Continued

“Stub it out for good”

StaffCare are providing an innovative new workplace quit smoking programme called “stub it out for good”. A central part of the programme’s success is the use of in-house “champions” who promote and run the programme in their workplace during work … Continued