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Effective product labelling – Updated ISO/IEC guide

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ISO/IEC Guide 14:2018 Products and related services – Information for consumers has been updated to reflect changes in product labelling technology and the needs of a wider audience. The guide is useful for those involved in product labelling, like product designers, manufacturers, technical writers, and marketers.

Asbestos quick guides for tradies

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If you’re a builder, plumber, electrician, or painter, WorkSafe has launched four new guides so you can quickly understand your responsibilities and how to manage risks around working with or near asbestos.

Public comment – DZ ISO 45001:2018 Occupational health and safety management systems

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ISO 45001:2018 Occupational health and safety management systems – Requirements with guidance for use is to be identically adopted in New Zealand. The standard can help New Zealand businesses provide a framework to improve employee safety, reduce workplace risks, and create better, safer working conditions. The draft version of the standard, with the designation DZ ISO 45001:2018, is now available for public comment.

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The consumer and occupational safety sector

Standards for consumer safety have been developed with the aim of ensuring that products made, or imported, into New Zealand are safe and reliable. The reassurance provided by standards covers hundreds of products for work and play. These include dishwashers, garden hoses, fire protective clothing, and cycle helmets.

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