Health and safety stories
BenQ interactive displays earn Eyesafe Certification 2.0
BenQ's latest interactive displays for education have achieved Eyesafe Certification 2.0, signifying robust blue light protection.
New laser safety tool enhances safety protocols in hyperscale DCs
Meta and Scintacor unveil IRis, a groundbreaking laser safety wand, to mitigate high-power laser risks in data centres.
Cold storage warehouses to benefit from new automated guided vehicles
Dematic launches third-generation freezer-rated AGVs to address health risks and streamline operations in cold storage facilities.
Health and safety top concern for APAC corporate travellers
APAC corporate travellers are concerned about the continuing health and safety threats from COVID-19, even as they retain high interest in travelling.
Macquarie DC project achieves perfect safety record
Macquarie Data Centres achieves perfect safety record in major 24-month infrastructure project for hyperscalers.
Spark delivers 5G Multi Access Edge Compute pilot with EnviroNZ
The pilot of the computer vision system helps solve a key business issue for EnviroNZ at its resource recovery centre identifying health and safety risks.
How organisations can prepare for a post-pandemic workforce
Returning to the office post-pandemic? Here are three key considerations for managing the new hybrid workforce.
HealthSafe urges NZ businesses to digitize safety systems
Auckland based company HealthSafe says global trends include going contactless and using Bluetooth technology for signing in and real-time visibility.
Optic Security Group achieves new ISO certifications for ANZ
Optic Security Group achieves three ISO certifications across its business units in Australia and New Zealand.
HSE Connect offers faster response after Lancom acquisition
Software and technology provider Lancom has acquired a significant stake in HSE Connect, providing substantial benefits for customers.
Guardian Angel releases comms solution for isolated workers
The company has made an APAC distribution agreement with Everywhere Communications for communications, location, and monitoring solutions.
Procore looks to improve safety of ANZ construction sites with latest offering
Procore has launched Safety Essentials for construction companies in Australia and New Zealand, providing compliance support and pre-built forms.
AVR Lab to resell AR/VR hygiene solutions in ANZ
As use of AR and VR in industry grows, AVR Lab is providing products to ensure that devices are kept sanitary between each use.
Reducing OH&S risks with push-to-talk over cellular (PoC) services
Aussie firms must enhance OH-S measures, embracing tech like PoC for mobile workforce safety.
Hitachi Vantara expands digital manufacturing portfolio
Includes new manufacturing practice and expanded portfolio of digital manufacturing solutions, services and consulting services.
Safety app made free for business to support remote working during COVID-19
Many businesses have turned to remote working as the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to affect the business community.
AI tech to bolster suicide prevention efforts in Australia
New project will utilise artificial intelligence to streamline clinical records to better inform responses to suicide prevention.
Sustainability issues prevalent in the IT industry
Sustainability issues in IT are proving difficult to solve, despite growing demand for more sustainable IT products.
Congestion in NZ's cities adds to employee strain
Auckland congestion tough on biz & staff, CEOs urge flexibility to boost wellbeing & productivity.
The kids are alright: Social media helps Kiwi parents monitor their grownup kids
No matter how old you are, some parents just want to make sure you’re okay when you’re having a night out on the town.
Kiwi robot climbs the world venture capital stage
Top tech investors support global expansion of the world’s first non-magnetic, climbing inspection robot for hazardous environments from Invert Robotics.
Tencent Games rolls out time limits & ID checks for Chinese minors
Is it a case of ‘big brother’, or a way of responsibly curbing the amount of time kids spend in front of their computer screens?.
Ionisation smoke alarms not good enough, says Consumer NZ
When fitting a home or business with smoke detectors, you might want to steer clear of ionisation alarms and stick with photoelectric.
Bored of health and safety? Vodafone now educates staff by gaming
H&S education is often put on the same ‘boring level’ as watching paint dry and the deliberations of the NZ election - but now it's in a game.