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Many lifejackets & PFD’s don’t come with a crotch strap. Look for equipment with these as they can stop them riding up and coming off in the water costing you your life.
This is especially important on children’s lifejackets or if you are operating in areas of adverse weather.
Most people just call them lifejackets!! It’s important to note that they are not.
A lifejacket will turn an unconscious person onto their back in the water so that they can breathe. Most PFD’s wont!
Health & Safety stretching charts for at work, on the water and for lifting.
The link below provides information to help you identify and manage the risks from using organic solvents such as toluene, thinners and methyl ethyl ketone in your business.
For every person who dies in New Zealand of a work-related accident, 10 people die from a work-related disease. Organic solvents are a major cause of these diseases.
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A link to download FishSafe Safety Guidelines – Update May 2017
Download the FishSafe Safety Guidelines PDF
NZ Federation of Commercial Fishermen, partnered with Guard Safety, successful in receiving ACC Workplace Injury Prevention Grant! Since early 2019, ACC have been making grants
Guard Safety are proud to have been involved in the 19th annual Blessing of the Fleet. Every year it reminds us of what’s important and
Download the article Darren has been published in the Elsevier Journal! Darren Guard co-authored an article entitled Dehydration in New Zealand vessel crews – check
Guard Safety have relocated! Great to be down at the Port, close to our customers where we belong!
Last month ACC announced subsidies for small and medium sized businesses to access funding to help improve workplace health and safety! The subsidies are designed to
Wishing them fair winds and calm seas! This is the end of the MOSS implementation phase with all SSM vessels now operating under the MOSS
Guard Safety are ‘out there doing it’, working with our maritime industry to improve workplace safety outcomes. We support the Federation of Commercial Fisherman and
Guard Safety offer health and safety services for all New Zealand workplaces, both land and sea based. Effective, simple, compliant workplace health and safety.
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Office: 03 546 6770Darren Guard: 027 436 2396Shalaine Jackson: 021 041 6283Courtney Smith: 027 819 0331