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Building and construction
Absolutely essential toolkit
This toolkit provides guidance for managing or avoiding risks on small construction sitesRead more
Facilities on construction sites
Find out more about the facilities for workers that are required at construction sitesRead more
Building health and safety into contract management
Health and safety obligations can overlap in a contracting chain, where contractors and subcontractors provide services to a lead contractor or client.Read more
Stacking and shelving to withstand earthquakes
Most regions of New Zealand are prone to earthquakes, and bulk storage facilities and retail stores must consider building restraint for contents as part of their safety management programmes.Read more
Noise in construction
Guidance for dealing with the risks associated with high noise levels in the construction industryRead more
Working at height
Information for working at height that include guidance, safe design and use of scaffolding and safe use of equipment.Read more
Health and safety in construction - your questions
Answers to the most common questions we get asked about health and safety on construction sites.Read more