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Max People Blog

Introducing you to Max Hacks! Max People's very own blog keeping you up to date on things construction related (but we cover some non-construction related fun stuff too!)

29 August 2019

Open Day for the Public Planned for Christchurch Hospital Hagley

The Ministry of Health and Canterbury DHB have released a joint statement announcing the plans for the opening of the new Christchurch Hospital Hagley facility.

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power-tool-safety

27 August 2019

Toolbox Talk - Power Tool Safety

Tools are such a common part of our lives that it is difficult to remember that they pose a hazard. All tools are manufactured with safety in mind but, tragically, a serious accident often occurs before steps are taken to search out and avoid or eliminate tool-related hazards.

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construction-fall-hazard

20 August 2019

Toolbox Talk - What to do with a hazard

Fairly straightforward. You need to do something. We can’t ignore the hazard, in fact under the H&S at Work Act 2015 we are obliged to do something.

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construction-induction

15 August 2019

Virtual reality and construction inductions

Traditional induction methods often see poor knowledge retention, low engagement and don’t address the challenges of an ever-changing construction environment. New Zealand based engineering company Beca have designed a VR solution...

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construction-health-and-safety

13 August 2019

Toolbox Talk - Listening to health and safety

Hearing is an essential way to track and understand what is happening around you. Our hearing is extremely well attuned to our surroundings, it’s the brains first response system. It tells us when to pay attention and shapes our understanding of what is happening.

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laser in construction

8 August 2019

Toolbox Talk - Lasers

Lasers are very commonly used across the construction industry and when something is so commonly used, it can be perceived to be harmless to a degree. This is not the case.

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