AS/NZS 1900:2014 Flotation aids for water familiarization and swimming tuition specifies the design and performance requirements for manufacturers of flotation aids.
A set of universal hand signals, for adoption wherever lifting operations take place in building or construction, has been published, making those operations safer and more efficient.
AS/NZS 3629.4:2014 Methods of testing child restraints – Method 4: Determination of the force required to adjust a harness provides manufacturers and testing authorities with a method for testing a child restraint for ease of adjustment.
The forestry industry has set up an Independent Forestry Safety Review to consider ways of bringing down the high death and injury toll on workers in our forests.
Builders will be required to have written contracts, provide information on their relevant skills, experience and qualifications, and disclose their insurance and warranty cover from 1 January 2015 for residential building work valued at over $30,000.
Those responsible for a chain of convenience stores in central Auckland which sold electrically unsafe travel plug adaptors despite repeated warnings have been fined a total of $80,000.