Manual handling online course

Manual handling online course

Manual handling injuries across the food and grocery industry are more common than they should be. In line with NZ Food & Grocery Council’s accent on the many aspects of health & safety, its Health & Safety Working Group, together with injury prevention...

Mondelez risk assessment tool

You can’t manage a risk unless you first identify it. Mondelez International uses Risk Assessment as a standard HSE tool. But what is Risk Assessment and how does it benefit the business? Risk Assessment is a focused examination of what, in the workplace, could cause...
Smart forklift safety campaign

Smart forklift safety campaign

Foodstuffs North Island has developed and shared a compelling safety campaign around the use of forklifts in and around its stores. It features a series of attractive and easy-to-understand graphics which cover nine forklift operations, ranging from loading curtain...

Safe Use of Machinery

The food and beverage manufacturing industry is one of three industries where more harm and injury is occurring than in manufacturing in general, says WorkSafe NZ. The other two are the metal and wood industries. WorkSafe has now updated and practical advice for safe...
Foodstuffs’ In-Store Safety Brochures

Foodstuffs’ In-Store Safety Brochures

FGC’s Industry Relations Safety Sub-Committee has received some very useful information and brochures on in-store safety courtesy of Foodstuffs Wellington. They related to racking when stores are open and closed, loading and unloading trucks, and general forklift...
Safe In-Store Pass

Safe In-Store Pass

The FGC Safe In-Store Pass is an industry-designed online course aimed at improving the safety of supplier representatives working in a retail store. It is the result of a collaborative effort between retailers and the Food & Grocery Council to deliver time- and...

Zero harm

The FMCG industry has an aim of zero harm, and FGC backs this 100 per cent. The Department of Labour produces a lot of material around workplace safety and has recently updated is resource around stacking and storage, some of it in response to the Christchurch...
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