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What risk looks like in your industry

Different businesses have different health and safety risks – it all depends on the business context and the type of work being done.

A healthy and safe workplace starts with identifying and understanding what the work-related health and safety risks are and then doing what is reasonable and practicable to manage those risks.

If you want to know more about some of the health and safety risks in your business, find your industry below to learn some of the ways you can get started with making your business a healthier and safer workplace.

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One in three tourists participate in extreme adventure tourism. That's why assuring them that all operators have sound health and safety practices is really important...

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Farming has the highest number of accidents and deaths in New Zealand. Health and safety on farms is about looking after people – farm workers, contractors, farm visitors, your family and yourself...

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Construction is one of New Zealand’s biggest industries, and one of four sectors with the worst rate of injury and illness. Find out what you need to do to keep your workers healthy and safe...

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New Zealand's café and restaurant scene is a thriving sector and is one of the biggest employers in the country. Find out what you need to do to keep your workers and customers healthy and safe...

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New Zealand schools and ECE services are usually very safe places, but when things go wrong the impact can be widely felt by everyone in the community. Find out what you can do to keep everyone healthy and safe...

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Forestry safety is everyone's responsibility. Having a strong safety culture and systems in place will help keep your workers and business safe. Find out more about why it's important to be safe in the forest...

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There are a number of health and safety risks that can impact stylists, including cuts, burns, reactions to chemicals, and injuries caused by standing for long periods of time. Find out what you can do to keep your workers healthy and safe...

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People working in the health and social services sector are exposed to a number of risks on a daily basis. Find out some of the ways you can help keep your workers healthy and safe....

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Injuries from slips, trips and falls, as well as lifting and carrying heavy loads, are just some of the ways office workers can be harmed at work. Find out what you can do to help keep your workers healthy and safe....

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Slips, trips and falls, lifting and carrying heavy loads, and standing for long periods of time are just some of the ways retail workers can be injured at work. Find out some of the ways you can keep your workers and customers healthy and safe...

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Falls, lifting heavy loads, moving vehicles and standing for long periods of time are just some of the ways supermarket workers can be injured at work. Find out some of the ways you can keep your workers and customers healthy and safe...

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Falls from vehicles, slips and trips, driver fatigue, being hit by a moving vehicle - these are just some ways workers are being seriously injured or killed. Find out what you can do to keep your workers healthy and safe...

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Because of the nature of their work, tattoo artists are exposed to a number of risks, including contamination from needles or dirty equipment. Find out what you can do to keep your workers healthy and safe...

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Petrol stations are busy places with multiple risks including moving vehicles, chemicals, fumes and pedestrians. Find out some of the ways you can keep your workers and customers safe...

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Hotel workers can be exposed to a number of risks, including injuries from lifting and carrying, slips and trips, vehicle movements, and exposure to germs and infections. Find out some of the ways you can keep your workers and guests safe...

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