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Our blog posts are published regularly and guide you through relevant Health and Safety and Fire and Emergency issues, developments and observations by our team of specialists. We share real experiences and help you improve the culture and attitudes within your own organisation.

Interview with Craig about SafePlus

All About People’s Craig Macdonald has recently been qualified as a SafePlus Accredited Assessor and will be working with New Zealand businesses to identify areas where Health and Safety is being done well, and areas where it can be improved. Here, we...

Paying attention to the details

Paying attention to all the details can be the difference between a job well done and a life changed by an avoidable injury. A friend of mine recently needed some work done at his place. A tree needed to be removed as it was getting just a little too big...

Imagine…

John Lennon’s famous song of 1971, came from a dream of his for world peace during the height of the Vietnam War. Hearing it recently I thought about the ideology of every organisation being a workplace where people’s lives and safety are respected....

Paying attention to the details

Paying attention to all the details can be the difference between a job well done and a life changed by an avoidable injury. A friend of mine recently needed some work done at his place. A tree needed to be removed as it was getting just a little too big...

Imagine…

John Lennon’s famous song of 1971, came from a dream of his for world peace during the height of the Vietnam War. Hearing it recently I thought about the ideology of every organisation being a workplace where people’s lives and safety are respected....

FENZ – Emergency Services for a modern New Zealand

The 1st of July this year heralded the first significant change to fire services in New Zealand for 40 years, as the New Zealand Fire Service and some 40 Rural Fire Authorities unified to become a single national organisation called Fire and Emergency New...

Stop, Listen and Engage

I’m standing up for business people everywhere. The businesses who know what they are doing and the team of professional tradespeople out there who do a great job. We need to be more proactive and stop, listen and engage. I receive calls daily from my...

Storytelling 101

Health and Safety reporting is not just about filling out forms when something goes wrong. The sharing of information around all sorts of workplace occurrences help form a robust representation of your organisation and what your Workers experience. There is another...

Helping to grow your business

NZTE Capability Vouchers and All About People All About People is now an official Service Provider of Health and Safety for the NZTE Regional Business Partners Network. This means you can use your NZTE Capability Vouchers with us. Capability Development Vouchers are...

Do you feel like you are being yelled at?

We’ve been hearing this a lot lately. Businesses feel like they are being YELLED at by Health and Safety consultants. Here are a few sample headlines I’ve found recently; “Get Your Business Health & Safety Legal & Compliant” “The HEALTH AND SAFETY IN EMPLOYMENT ACT...

Principle 3: Risk Management

Managing risk is a fundamental building block to any successful Health and Safety programme and to successfully achieve this, employers need to engage with their Workers to Identify, Assess, Control and Review Risk; with focus on continuous improvement of Health and...

Culture in Workplace Health and Safety and its value

We’re not so different, you and I. Our ethnic culture may be but not necessarily our family culture values. The last Statistics New Zealand Census in 2013 identified a total of 213 ethnic groups – more than the number of recognised countries in the world!  The five...

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