New guidelines published to reduce workplace falls
Issue 38 – May 2012
Labour Minister Hon Kate Wilkinson has told the construction industry there's no longer any excuse for failure to work safely at height. The Minister launched the Best Practice Guidelines for Working at Height in New Zealand on 19 April 2012.
'These guidelines give everyone in the industry clear, simple advice that will help bring down the death and injury toll from avoidable falls in the construction industry.
NEW JOINT STANDARD
AS/NZS 4067:2012 Protective helmets for structural firefighting
Specifies requirements for helmets designed to protect the head from a blow by a heavy or sharp object, as well as adverse environmental conditions likely to be encountered in structural firefighting.
Supersedes AS/NZS 4067:2004
JOINT STANDARD WITHDRAWN
AS/NZS 4067:2004 Firefighters' helmets
Superseded by AS/NZS 4067:2012
Free to download from our website www.standards.co.nz or hard copy available to purchase.