Government commits to safe Canterbury rebuild

Issue 52 – August 2013

Government Ministers recently signed the Canterbury Rebuild Safety Charter to help safe keep workers on the rebuild. The Safety Charter, developed by the Canterbury Rebuild Senior Leaders' Group, has been signed and endorsed by 50 construction, insurance, and central and local government leaders.

Signatories to the Charter agreed to ten actions, creating a consistent and collective approach to health and safety on all rebuild worksites.

→ Read the full media release (

→ For information, including Charter signatories, visit the Safety charter website (

Summarised from a New Zealand Government media release, 4 July 2013.

Published in building.