Site Safe – Workplace Safety

CrestClean personnel hold Site Safe passports where required by our customers.

Site Safe is a ‘not for profit’ incorporated society, established in 1999. Site Safe’s Mission is to promote and advance a culture of workplace safety in the construction industry to reduce the number of deaths and injuries on construction sites.

Site Safe collectively works with, and support their members and the industry, to achieve site workplace safety.

Site Safe logo 2016

 

Site Safe provides a wide range of health and safety solutions including:
  • Training
  • Regular safety information
  • Consultancy services
  • Auditing
  • Benchmarking and accreditation

Achieving a workplace safety culture involves advocacy, and creating an awareness of the consequences and costs of injuries. Site Safe works with many stakeholders across the industry, and with central government agencies.

More Information: www.sitesafe.org.nz

Health & Safety News

June 2018

Nissan van fitted out to achieve efficient storage of cleaning gear

Having everything at his fingertips saves a lot of time for Auckland franchisee Ajay Prakash. When he bought a Nissan NV200 van for his business Ajay had a vision in his mind’s eye of where all his cleaning gear would go. But first there was the little issue of how

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May 2018
Crest business owner Neville Hall has his vehicle checked by Sam Lewis, General Manager Franchise Services. Looking on is CrestClean’s Megan Dawson, who provides CRM support/training.

Vehicle audits crucial to keep CrestClean’s fleet compliant

When Neville Hall was going through the motions of purchasing his CrestClean business in 2016 he knew the vehicle he chose for the job was a crucial decision that he had to get right. But by opting for a Nissan NV200 van he had no idea it would make him

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April 2018

New role helps maintain high quality

His passion for the job has earned Rajinesh Prasad a new role in the team that ensures CrestClean’s quality and high standards are maintained. Such has been the commitment shown by the Christchurch North franchisee that he’s been “fast tracked” to be one of the company’s training assessors. His eye

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March 2018

Certificate takes caretaking to next level

They love their role at Rotorua Girls’ High School – but today their pride is shining brighter after the couple’s commitment to the job was officially recognised. Hemant Kumar and Rajni Chand are one of the first CrestClean couples in the country to gain a prestigious qualification in caretaking. The

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March 2018
CrestClean’s Caroline Wedding (left) puts on a morning tea. With her is caretaker Thang Hlawnceu and Windy Ridge School staff Sarah Turner, Brenda McPherson, Amanda Hurley, Jane Brown and Caroline Walker

Thumbs up for Crest PropertyCare

A busy Auckland school’s ground-breaking decision to switch its caretaking to a contracted based service is proving a big hit with staff. Windy Ridge School Principal Brenda McPherson is delighted with the new arrangement and says nothing is too much trouble for Crest PropertyCare’s Thang Hlawnceu. “He’s really committed to

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January 2018
Adam Hodge assessing Satish Kumar and Dan Pariachi during the training for Crest PropertyCare personnel.

Upskilling embraced by Crest caretakers

Crest PropertyCare personnel have stepped up to the mark by embracing a tailor-made training course to make sure they have the technical know-how to tackle every task they face. The course was overseen by Adam Hodge, the Director of CrestClean’s in-house training and upskilling unit – the Master Cleaners Training

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November 2017
Crest PropertyCare caretakers Alex Whitefield and Froduald Mugiraneza with CrestClean’s Hutt Valley Regional Manager Zainab Ali at the training and assessment course for working at heights.

Schools liable if caretakers not safety trained

A health and safety expert says schools are risking heavy fines if their caretaker falls off a ladder and has not got adequate safe systems of work in place for working at heights. Chris Chapman believes a number of caretakers have never had any specific training for their role and

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October 2017

Businesses latch on to green credentials

CrestClean’s green credentials are bringing peace of mind to New Zealand businesses striving to reduce their environmental footprint. The company’s Environmental Choice accreditation for its services and core cleaning products, gained earlier this year, has been a talking point for existing and potential customers, says CrestClean’s National Accounts Manager Sam

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September 2017

Health and safety a priority for caretaker

Safety-conscious school caretaker Murray Kelly is vigilant about keeping himself and others safe. He’s always on the lookout for labour-saving devices that not only bring efficiencies to his role at Waimataitai School but cut down the likelihood of anyone getting hurt. So much so that when it came time to

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August 2017

Team Meeting hots up after alarm triggered

Health and safety took on a new meaning for franchisees attending CrestClean’s Rotorua Team Meeting. Just after the company’s Managing Director Grant McLauchlan got to his feet to kick off the annual event, he was drowned out as the building’s fire alarm sounded. Ironically minutes earlier, as part of the

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August 2017

Crest personnel get to grips with life saving techniques

It was very much “hands on” when CrestClean’s Hamilton personnel got to grips with learning what to do in an emergency situation. A special course put on by the Master Cleaners Training Institute involved written material and practical demonstrations of techniques that could potentially help save lives. The First Aid

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August 2017

Health and safety a priority as clean up begins

CrestClean’s Dunedin teams sprang into action to help get customers up and running again following severe flooding. Dunedin Regional Manager Tony Kramers quickly mobilised CrestClean personnel after being called in when flash floods hit the region last weekend. A day of heavy rainfall across Canterbury and Otago saw river levels

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All Health & Safety News

  • Nissan van fitted out to achieve efficient sto...

    Having everything at his fingertips saves a lot of time for Auckland franchisee Ajay Prakash. When he bought a Nissan NV200 van for his business Ajay had a vision in his mind’s eye of where all his cleaning gear would go. But first there was the little ...

    FULL STORY
  • Vehicle audits crucial to keep CrestClean’s ...

    Crest business owner Neville Hall has his vehicle checked by Sam Lewis, General Manager Franchise Services. Looking on is CrestClean’s Megan Dawson, who provides CRM support/training.

    Crest business owner Neville Hall has his vehicle checked by Sam Lewis, General Manager Franchise Services. Looking on is CrestClean’s Megan Dawson, who provides CRM support/training. When Neville Hall was going through the motions of purchasing his CrestClean ...

    FULL STORY
  • New role helps maintain high quality

    Rajinesh Prasad with his Master Cleaners Training Institute Certificate of Achievement. His passion for the job has earned Rajinesh Prasad a new role in the team that ensures CrestClean’s quality and high standards are maintained. Such has been the commitment ...

    FULL STORY
  • Certificate takes caretaking to next level

    Hemant Kumar and Rajni Chand have made a big impression with staff at Rotorua Girls’ High School. They love their role at Rotorua Girls’ High School - but today their pride is shining brighter after the couple’s commitment to the job was officially ...

    FULL STORY
  • Thumbs up for Crest PropertyCare

    CrestClean’s Caroline Wedding (left) puts on a morning tea. With her is caretaker Thang Hlawnceu and Windy Ridge School staff Sarah Turner, Brenda McPherson, Amanda Hurley, Jane Brown and Caroline Walker

    CrestClean’s Caroline Wedding (left) puts on a morning tea. With her is caretaker Thang Hlawnceu and Windy Ridge School staff Sarah Turner, Brenda McPherson, Amanda Hurley, Jane Brown and Caroline Walker A busy Auckland school’s ground-breaking decision to ...

    FULL STORY
  • Specialist Training after dental contract

    Wide smiles for these CrestClean personnel who completed a training day in preparation to start work at dental clinics throughout the Auckland region. CrestClean personnel were champing at the bit to start work on a new contract to provide cleaning services for ...

    FULL STORY
  • Upskilling embraced by Crest caretakers

    Adam Hodge assessing Satish Kumar and Dan Pariachi during the training for Crest PropertyCare personnel.

    Adam Hodge assessing Satish Kumar and Dan Pariachi during the training for Crest PropertyCare personnel. Crest PropertyCare personnel have stepped up to the mark by embracing a tailor-made training course to make sure they have the technical know-how to tackle ...

    FULL STORY
  • Schools liable if caretakers not safety traine...

    Crest PropertyCare caretakers Alex Whitefield and Froduald Mugiraneza with CrestClean’s Hutt Valley Regional Manager Zainab Ali at the training and assessment course for working at heights.

    Crest PropertyCare caretakers Alex Whitefield and Froduald Mugiraneza with CrestClean’s Hutt Valley Regional Manager Zainab Ali at the training and assessment course for working at heights. A health and safety expert says schools are risking heavy fines if their ...

    FULL STORY
  • Duo take Hard Floor Care to next level

    Randeep Singh receives his training award from Robert Glenie. CrestClean business owners Randeep Singh and Murray Kelly have taken their skillset to the next level. The pair flew through an intensive training course that equips franchisees with the knowledge to ...

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