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UPDATE FROM THE NZISM PRESIDENT

Hi to all members and supporters of NZISM, welcome to the last newsletter and update for 2018. It’s been interesting and also somewhat unfortunate to watch the media over the last few weeks with the few scenarios that have played out in New Zealand including the controversy over the Pride Parade, the issues with the Auckland Santa Parade and the decisions made by some organizers of Christmas parades about how they ...

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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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UPDATE FROM THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Kia ora members, with one eye on the changing landscape of NZISM with our organisational restructure, we need to keep the other eye focused on the future of the health and safety workforce of New Zealand, ensuring our strategic direction aligns with the future needs of our workplaces. According to a study from CSIRO’s Data61 in partnership with Safe Work Australia, there are six megatrends shaping the future workf ...

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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

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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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