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News Archive: April, 2016


Presidents Report - April 2016

A warm welcome to all our members and to all who read our Newsflush. One of the most important topics this month is health and safety and with the introduction of the new laws it is definitely a talking point. We are currently working on plans to help our members who may not be aware of changes or just need some guidelines in this area. We will... Read More »

Tip Top Tech - Soggy sections with retaining walls

Soggy sections with retaining walls  The most common cause for the subsoil drainage failing leading to soggy ground adjacent retaining walls or landscape features is incorrect Standards and hence installation.    Standards NZ and branz details for retaining walls clearly show the subsoil drain behind the wall above ground level... Read More »

Safety Monitor

With the changes to Health and Safety regulations, is your business prepared?  Introducing SafetyMonitor, the Cloud-based tool for real time management, monitoring and reporting of Health & Safety activities within your business.  Some cool things Safety Monitor offers: Allows you to monitor anything from first aid... Read More »

The Importance of Job Descriptions

With the changes to the Health and Safety at Work Act it’s vital that all Employers create an environment where employees see safety as a fundamental element of their role. One way to ensure this is to include the expectations the company has of an employee in the documentation that form the basis of the Employment relationship. These... Read More »

Industry News - April 2016

New Health and Safety Laws to come in this week. This week marks the launch of new health and safety laws that make certain individuals more responsible for creating safe working environments. It's important you are familiar with the changes in case you are one of those individuals - because the new law also brings in far more severe... Read More »

Upcoming Events - April 2016

Friday 8th April, 6.00 pm - 8.00 pm Drainage Course, 8 CPD points Venue - Kaipara District Council Unit 6, The Hub 6 Molesworth Drive, Mangawhai RSVP to Katrina (09) 579 3369 or secretary@nzpdg.org.nz Thursday 28th April, 6.00 pm - 8.00 pm Drainage Course, 8 CPD points Venue - Ellerslie War Memorial Hall - Committee Room 138 Main... Read More »



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