Work-related health update - February 2019

Our February work-related health update.

In this issue:

  • Revised guidance for businesses and workers on respiratory protective equipment
  • Prosecution of Precision Animal Supplements
  • Reminder about working in hot conditions and protection from the sun when working outdoors
  • Academic Chair in Health and Safety being sought
  • Heads-up about mid-year hazardous substances regulations changes
  • Hazardous substances calculator updated
  • More workplace exposure standards consultation on the way
  • WorkSafe’s Philippa Gibson on how to tackle airborne health risks
  • Daniel Hummerdal talks about health and safety innovation
  • Mental Health Foundation launches workplace mental health package
  • New research reveals importance of wellbeing for younger farmers
  • Ministry of Health to lead efforts to address health workforce wellbeing
  • Improving worker health and addressing fatigue issues to improve safety

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