Changing decades of longstanding culture within the construction industry will involve some “skinned knees” but when its driven by innovation, data will ensure health and safety is no longer the “poor cousin”.
So says Construction Health and Safety New Zealand (CHASNZ) Chief Executive Officer Chris Alderson.
As head of the relatively new not-for-profit, Chris is excited about the future of health and safety in New Zealand’s construction industry.
“Look at [CHASNZ project] Whakatipu as an example,” he says.
“That’s something that’s never been done around the world before; getting organisations to actually share the good and bad stuff with each other.
“And the only reason that they’d probably agree to do that is because CHASNZ isn’t the regulator.
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