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NZISM in the media: 10 year work safety strategy

The timing (just before Christmas) meant that Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain Lees-Galloway's announcement of a new health and safety strategy garnered little attention. The strategy sets out a direction for New Zealand's workplace health and safety over the next 10 years — developed by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, WorkSafe New Zealand and a range of stakeholders. The next step ...

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UPDATE FROM THE NZISM PRESIDENT

Kia ora koutou to all members and supporters of NZISM.I trust you had a restful holiday period and are ready to dive into 2019 with passion and vigor as you work with your various stakeholders to help them on their health and safety journey. Unfortunately, it has not been a great start to the year with two work related fatalities and a number of serious incidents that have caused significant injuries to those involve ...

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Health and Safety at Work Strategy

The Health and Safety at Work Strategy was launched last week, setting out the Government's vision for improving workplace health and safety across New Zealand over the next ten years.Read More

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NZISM in the media: December danger for workers

She’ll be right. Kiwis’ No.8-wire mentality has meant into a whole lot of accidents over the years. Thankfully, health and safety is becoming a bigger thing in New Zealand’s workplaces, writes Diana ClementThe New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (NZISM) has released statistics showing that more accidents occur at this time of the year as people become tired and lose focus. It's easy for workers to lose c ...

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HASANZ - 2018 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

Media release INAUGURAL HASANZ SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED The Health and Safety Association of New Zealand (HASANZ) has awarded 18 inaugural scholarships for tertiary education in workplace health and safety in 2019. HASANZ Scholarships include funding to support full or part-time study for up to two years, plus practical experience and mentoring. The HASANZ Scholarship Programme was established in Septe ...

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NZISM IN THE MEDIA

Make sure you reach Christmas safely - NZISMGreg Dearsly, President of NZISM, cautions it’s easy for people to have so much on their mind they lose concentration and that can result in an incident. "Our aim is to grow awareness of the heightened risk so everyone gets to the holidays safe and sound - injuries ruin holidays, and it’s no fun for you, your family or friends, or they can be longer term and have more ...

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​HASANZ EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S UPDATE TO MEMBERS

Tena koutou, tena koutou, tena koutou katoaIt’s all action at HASANZ! Much of the activity is in support of our primary focus on workforce development. This follows on from the HASANZ Workforce Capability Development Forum opened by Minister Galloway in May.HASANZ Scholarship ResponseWe have had a fantastic response to the inaugural HASANZ Scholarship Programme with 100 applications received by the closing date. Al ...

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Workplace bullying a reality for one in five Kiwis: Report

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.c...

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HASANZ Media Release

SCHOLARSHIPS CREATED TO BOOST HEALTH AND SAFETY WORKFORCE An annual Scholarship Programme has been established by the Health and Safety Association of New Zealand (HASANZ) to build the capability and capacity of New Zealand’s professional health and safety workforce. The HASANZ Scholarship Programme was launched on Wednesday 5 September by the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety, the Hon. Iain Lees Galloway ...

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NZISM MEDIA RELEASE

4 SEPTEMBER 2018Nip workplace bullying in the budNew Zealand’s largest health and safety professional association is calling for workplace bullying to move up the agenda of employers to create a culture of kindness.The New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (NZISM) is highlighting rising bullying rates in New Zealand in comparison to other developed countries, with New Zealand having the second-worst rate in th ...

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Changes to the NZISM Accreditation Programme

NZISM and the grading panel are pleased to announce we have made changes to the way we assess the entry requirements for our graduate level accreditation.Previously we have required members to have completed qualifications that are a minimum NZQA level 6 diploma with 60% of the content in occupational health and safety (OHS) subjects.Any higher-level qualification also required at least 60% of the content to be in OH ...

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Update from the NZISM CPD Committee

Update from the NZISM CPD CommitteeThe CPD committee was formed out of a request from the NZISM National Executive Committee to implement an increased focus on continuing professional development (CPD) for members, as was highlighted in a member survey carried out by Christopher Peace, NZISM Certified Fellow member. The survey report, dated 12 September 2016, identified the need for CPD to be promoted and delivered a ...

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Sun Smart - protecting workers from solar UV radiation - new...

Protecting workers from solar UV radiation bookletSunsmart workersUV Flyer & App details

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Register That - Update 3

A progress update on the HASANZ register of workplace health & safety professionalsRegisterthatupdate3final.pdf

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Minister's priorities

Minister's prioritiesThe introduction of targeted initiatives to improve the health and safety of Maori workers, a stronger focus on both occupational disease and mental health, and an improved joint approach to injury prevention from ACC and WorkSafe are among the 2018 priorities for the new Minister of Workplace Relations and Safety, Iain Lees-Galloway, who is also Minister for ACC.In Auckland to officially open a ...

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HASANZ APPOINTS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - Media Release

7 February 2018 Media release HASANZ APPOINTS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The Health and Safety Association of New Zealand (HASANZ) has appointed Philip Aldridge as its first Executive Director, with responsibility for managing its day to day operations and implementing its business strategy. HASANZ is the umbrella organisation for workplace health and safety professions and was established in September 2014 to raise professi ...

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Press Release

PRESS RELEASE- 11thJune 2018Local health and safety manager wins National AwardWanganui has been put on the health and safety map of New Zealand after Terri Coopland, of MARS Petcare, won the NZISM Health and Safety Practitioner of the Year Award, at the Workplace Health and Safety Awards 2018.Sponsored by the New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (NZISM), the award recognises Terri’s work developing ways to e ...

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SafePlus Fact Sheet

SafePlus Fact Sheet .pdf

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NZOHS: OH Learning Module W201: Basic Principles in Occupati...

Internationally Recognised QualificationTopics Covered:Importance of occupational hygieneHuman physiologyChemical hazards recognitionPhysical hazards recognitionHazard evaluationControl of hazards An introduction to occupational hygiene outlining the basis for anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of hazards that can be encountered in the workplace.The course is internationally recognised OHTA W201 Basic ...

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WorkSafe's advice warning

NBR_Nicole_Rosie_24Nov2017.pdf

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