See you at the 2019 Safetree conference in Christchurch this 13th and 14th of March. We're at booth 4 and have a drink on us on Wednesday night.
Taupo-based Volcanic Plateau Logging has become the 100th forestry contractor to be awarded Safetree Contractor Certification. The crew were presented with their certificate last week.Volcanic Plateau Logging director Steve Yeoman says he and his eight-man crew are pleased with the achievement. “We take a lot of pride in our work. So, it’s great to [...]
This week saw the first batch of certificates go out to Safetree certified contractors. Momentum has been ramping up over the last 6 weeks with 170 forestry companies currently going through the programme. The BraveGen team at the Auckland office worked late to get the first batch out, with [...]
BraveGen is the system used to deliver contractor certification across the whole of the New Zealand forest industry. The Safetree Contractor Certification Programme provides forestry with an industry standardised assessment of a contractor's suitability to work. This scheme was designed for forestry, by forestry. Jointly funded by ACC and the forestry industry, Safetree™ is part [...]
BraveGen is proud to be a 5 star sponsor of the 2017 Forest Industry Safety Summit. The summit showcases new practices, systems and tools for improving forest safety focused on local and practical outcomes. The summit is 1-2 March 2017, in Rotorua, New Zealand and 7-8 March 2017, Melbourne, Australia. More information can found here. [...]
What is the biggest problem workers at a remote, isolated or secure site face? They are unable to access the internet on their mobile device. This makes it difficult for them to look up current information, update records, check safety hazards or produce site reports while they are actually on site. Here's how the scenario [...]
Health and safety checklist – 17 ways to tell if your company has a positive health and safety culture
The New Zealand Health & Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) provides a great opportunity for businesses to revisit their health and safety processes, culture and responsibilities. If you’re unsure if your business meets the new requirements, the following checklist is a good indicator. To make it even simpler, we’ve broken the checklist down into [...]