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Premier Project Management Limited was sentenced in the Auckland District Court yesterday after an incident on an Auckland building site they were managing where a lack of communication between companies led to a worker being severely injured.

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Asbestos is New Zealand’s number one workplace killer. It is estimated that around 170 people die each year from asbestos-related disease. 9-13 April, is Asbestos Awareness Week.

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On 4 April 2018, the two-year window for industry, the regulator and training partners to implement changes created by the Health and Safety (Asbestos) Regulations 2016 expired.

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The importance of risk assessments and implementing appropriate controls - including training and monitoring workers to ensure they’re working safely, was a dominant message in the sentencing of Avon Industries Limited on health and safety charges.

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