Our December work-related health update.

In this issue:

  • summer guidance: protecting workers from solar UV radiation, fatigue and working safely in extreme temperatures
  • accelerated silicosis, including new guidance for on-tool water suppression to control dust
  • a roundup of recently revised dust guidance
  • a new template tool for asbestos management plans
  • revised Workplace Exposure Standards and Biological Exposure Indices
  • new hazardous substances requirements for storing class 6 and 8s
  • consultation on minor amendments to hazardous substances regulations
  • the MATES in Construction initiative
  • an ACC subsidy for manufacturing businesses for health and safety improvement
  • information from NZTA about managing impairment from medicine when driving.

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