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Earthquake Prone Public Buildings: Balancing Life Safety Risks and Community Costs
Earthquake Prone Public Buildings: Balancing Life Safety Risks and Community Costs
How do you balance the life safety risks of an earthquake prone public building against the community costs of prolonged closure of community facilities? Our recent work with BRANZ aimed to establish advice and tools that would help decision-makers improve confidence in their decision making around occupancy of earthquake prone ...
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New Zealand’s Dark Horse of Disaster Risk Legislation
New Zealand’s Dark Horse of Disaster Risk Legislation
Our recently completed piece of Earthquake Commission (EQC) funded research investigating the role of the Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA) in how New Zealand organisations manage earthquake risk ...
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10 Steps Toward Better Risk Management: Construction Industry
10 Steps Toward Better Risk Management: Construction Industry
Risk is a big part of the construction industry – both part of its success and failure. Here are ten simple steps towards better risk management you can implement to improve the productivity and performance of your organisation ...
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10 years of learning from crisis and disruption – Tip 10: Plan to Adapt
10 years of learning from crisis and disruption – Tip 10: Plan to Adapt
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the devastating 22nd of February Canterbury, NZ earthquake. To mark this milestone, we are sharing our top tips for organisations navigating crisis and disruption. We end with Tip 10, Plan to Adapt: Planning and Preparedness ...
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10 years of learning from crisis and disruption – Tip 9: The Paradox of Insurance
10 years of learning from crisis and disruption – Tip 9: The Paradox of Insurance
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the devastating 22nd of February Canterbury, NZ earthquake. To mark this milestone, we are sharing our top tips for organisations navigating crisis and disruption. We follow on with Tip 9, The Paradox of Insurance ...
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10 years of learning from crisis and disruption – Tip 8: Staff Engagement – More than just a Buzzword
10 years of learning from crisis and disruption – Tip 8: Staff Engagement - More than just a Buzzword
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the devastating 22nd of February Canterbury, NZ earthquake. To mark this milestone, we are sharing our top tips for organisations navigating crisis and disruption. We follow on with Tip 8, Staff Engagement: More than just a Buzzword ...
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10 years of learning from crisis and disruption – Tip 7: Recovery is a Marathon not a Sprint
10 years of learning from crisis and disruption – Tip 7: Recovery is a Marathon not a Sprint
This month marks the 10th anniversary of the devastating 22nd of February Canterbury, NZ earthquake. To mark this milestone, we are sharing our top tips for organisations navigating crisis and disruption. We follow on with Tip 7, Recovery is a Marathon not a Sprint ...
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10 years of learning from crisis and disruption – Tip 6: Recovery for a new environment
10 years of learning from crisis and disruption – Tip 6: Recovery for a new environment
This month marks the 10th anniversary of the devastating 22nd of February Canterbury, NZ earthquake. To mark this milestone, we are sharing our top tips for organisations navigating crisis and disruption. We follow on with Tip 6, Recovery for a New Environment ...
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10 years of learning from crisis and disruption – Tip 5: There is no such thing as too much communication
10 years of learning from crisis and disruption – Tip 5: There is no such thing as too much communication
This month marks the 10th anniversary of the devastating 22nd of February Canterbury, NZ earthquake. To mark this milestone, we are sharing our top tips for organisations navigating crisis and disruption. We follow on with Tip 5, There is no such thing as too much communication ...
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10 years of learning from crisis and disruption – Tip 4: Take Care of your Staff
10 years of learning from crisis and disruption – Tip 4: Take Care of your Staff
This month marks the 10th anniversary of the devastating 22nd of February Canterbury, NZ earthquake. To mark this milestone, we are sharing our top tips for organisations navigating crisis and disruption. We follow on with Tip 4, Take Care of your Staff ...
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