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UPDATE FROM THE NZISM PRESIDENT

Kia ora nga mema katoa o te NZISM, Te ti'aturi nei au e pai ana koe ki taku whakahou mo Oketopa (Hello all NZISM members, I hope you enjoy this update for October)You will have seen the recent update from NZISM that the publication of AS/NZS ISO 45001 is due around the 17th of October this year, this has no doubt something many of you and your employers and clients will have been eager to see and is a great follow on ...

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Workplace bullying a reality for one in five Kiwis: Report

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UPDATE FROM THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Kia ora members, with the national AGM firmly behind us and the approved move forward on the implementation of a new organisational structure and governance board, the first major change that was signed off at the meeting was amending the title of National Manager to that of President. As such I would like to announce that Greg Dearsly was voted in for a second term of office as the National Manager, and consequentl ...

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​HASANZ EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S UPDATE TO MEMBERS

Tena koutou, tena koutou, tena koutou katoaThere was a real buzz from beginning to end. I hope you were one of the lucky ones who attended HASANZ CONFERENCE 2018 last week – it delivered our promise of being an amazing CPD opportunity and definitely raised the bar! More than 400 people attended and we’ve had fulsome spontaneous feedback from many delegates including this from Sarah Bond, Principal Consultant, Emp ...

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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

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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

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New Minister of Workplace Relations & Safety - Iain Lees-Gal...

New Minister of Workplace Relations & Safety - Iain Lees-GallowayIain has lived in Palmerston North for nearly 20 years and has been its Member of Parliament since 2008. Over that time Iain has seen Palmerston North become a more self-confident city with a strong identity as a multicultural urban-provincial centre with strengths in logistics, distribution, events and food innovation.Iain wants to see the benefits of ...

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Workshops with Safety II Guru Dr John Green

An exclusive opportunity for HASANZ membersWorkshops with Safety II Guru Dr John GreenDirector HSEQ, Laing O'Rourke European HubThese workshops will be of particular interest to those people who attended the recentNZISM Safety Differently Masterclass Conducted By Art Of Work'Dr John Green is an internationally acclaimed expert in Safety II – an approach that changes safety management from “avoiding things going w ...

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HealthyWork 2017 Conference : Save the Date ( 22 November 20...

A one day conference that will challenge, inspire and expand your understanding of worker health and wellbeing.LOCATIONSKYCITY Convention Centre, AucklandPRICING INFORMATION$595.00+GST (special earlybird pricing closes 6 October 2017)Save the dateWe are pleased to announce the return of HealthyWork for its third year, taking place on 22 November 2017 at the SKYCITY Convention Centre in Auckland.HealthyWork is a ...

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NZOHNA Conference: “Healthy Workers – the future of your...

Great to have so many of you already registered, but we still have room for more To register https://www.nzohna.org.nz/conference-2017/ Having any trouble with your registration please contact Carolyn.mcaree@stos.co.nz We have a manual registration form if you don’t want to go through the website.

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ACC Business Customer Seminars

ACC warmly invites you to attend the 2017 ACC Business Customer Seminars.These free seminars provides a great opportunity to network and hear the latest senior leader updates from ACC and WorkSafe. Guest speakers will present on topical issues facing workplaces today.We look forward to you joining us.Seminars will be held on the following dates:Timaru: 29th August Timaru_Seminar_invite_29_Aug_2017_Dunendin: 30th Augu ...

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NZISM Announces New Advisory Board Chair

PRESS RELEASE – 19th JUNE 2017 NZISM Announces New Advisory Board Chair The New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (NZISM) is delighted to announce that Mike Cosman will become the new Chair of its Advisory Board with effect from 16 June 2017. Samantha Sharif, the current Advisory Board Chair, will step down as Chair, but remain a member of the Advisory Board. Mike Cosman said “I’d like to thank S ...

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