About 150,000 workplaces throughout New Zealand use hazardous substances. The risks they pose are often underestimated.
Not understanding the harm that can occur when working with hazardous substances is a serious problem with serious consequences. Between 600 and 900 New Zealanders are estimated to die from work-related illness every year, many from exposure to hazardous substances.
Storage, handling and labeling of hazardous substances needs to be considered. Get in touch if you require any assistance with hazardous substances.