ACC WORKPLACE INJURY
~ H&S programmes & products
Getting better at getting better
CentrePort has gone all-in on looking after injured staff.
A programme was created providing a ‘circuit-breaker’ responding to long-term cases where recovery had been stalling.
A wholistic, whanau-centric scheme manages emotional as well as physical needs, during recovery and beyond, with expert help from physios and counselling.
Health and Safety manager Jason Stapp (pictured) says trust, and support from senior management, is the key to making the system work so well.
“Getting buy-in from our people with the backing of management has combined to produce real change for staff wellbeing.”
This way to safe
Sign Foundry makes it easy for its staff to focus on safety
It uses a pragmatic approach with its team 25+ team. If there’s a near-miss, staff send a report via phone. It’s immediate, and the issue is dealt with.
Managing director Duncan Rourke (pictured) says expert consultants have been used when needed, and staff are always engaged.
“We aim to continuously improve how we tackle Health and Safety in the workplace through consultation and increased awareness. We are on a mission to create a healthier, safer, and more resilient business”.
Voideck is a self-supporting modular safety platform system that immediately eliminates the risk of falls through internal floor voids during the construction process, while also providing a safe working platform with unobstructed access to complete works within and above the void.
Inventor Kevin Jury (pictured), who has previously owned a scaffolding company, committed himself to eliminating the risk of falls when completing works within and above internal void areas. The Voideck system was born.
“There have been no falls from internal floor voids where the Voideck system has been installed!”