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Max People Blog

Introducing you to 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!)

te-wiki-o-te-reo-maori

12 September 2019

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori

This week is Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, a time we set aside every year to promote and celebrate the beautiful Māori language.

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making-the-right-call

10 September 2019

Toolbox Talk - Making the Right Call

Quite often, individuals find ways to rationalize not working safely. In this week's Toolbox Talk, we highlight the importance of following and internalizing established safety procedures so that we can recognize when we are falling into the trap of trying to rationalize an unsafe choice.

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creative-thinking

3 September 2019

Toolbox Talk - Lateral Thinking and Safety

What is lateral thinking, and how does it apply to safety? Let's discuss in this week's Toolbox Talk.

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christchurchhospitalhagleypark

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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