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Safeguard Issue 177

ARE YOU BEING BULLIED? ...

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NZISM CONSULTATION MEETINGS FOR FEEDBACK ON THE PLANT, STRUC...

NZISM are running a number of online meetings to work through our response to the various sector questions that MBIE have posed in their consultation document on Implementing the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015: Better Regulation Plant, Structures and Working at Heights. ...

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Safeguard Issue 176

LEAVING WORKERS IN THE DUST ...

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Media Release: Worker well-being moving up business agenda

Please find below a press release on visiting international health and safety advocate and author Dr Todd Conklin, from the New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (NZISM). ...

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The evolution of the OHS profession in New Zealand

Christopher Peacea,b,⁎ , Felicity Lammc , Greg Dearslyd , Helen Parkese ...

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NZISM in the Media: AUS and NZ Safety Professional Associati...

The Safety Institute of Australia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (NZISM), setting the basis for knowledge sharing, provision of mutual member benefits, and collaboration on future projects. ...

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Safety Alert: Accelerated silicosis

This safety alert highlights the serious health and safety risks of exposure to high levels of respirable crystalline silica (RCS) in the stone benchtop manufacturing industry. ...

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Safeguard Issue 175

DISABILITY RECONSIDERED ...

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NZISM President Greg Dearsly on Dr Todd Conklin's Podcast

Get Caught Trying to Make the World Better!Best Safety Podcast, Safety Program, Safety Storytelling, Investigations, Human Performance, Saf ...

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Have your say on the Accredited Employers Programme (AEP) re...

ACC is currently in the process of reviewing the AEP and are requesting input into enhancing the programme. Final programme due to be included in the 2020 Levy consultation. ...

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Providing health and safety simplicity in a complex environm...

Nick Engelmann is the Director of Occupational Health and Safety at Auckland District Health Board (ADHB) - we talked to him about his goal to provide a simpler approach to health and safety, and the importance of continuous professional development. ...

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Press Release: World Safety Day puts spotlight on work healt...

24th April 2019World Safety Day puts spotlight on larger work health and safety issuesWorld Safety Day is on Sunday 28th April, and is a reminder of the bad start New Zealand’s had to 2019 with 22 workplace fatalities in the first three months of 2019 ...

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​WISE Committee Announcement

We are pleased to announce the appointment of a new nationwide WISE Committee. ...

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NZ Workplace Health & Safety Awards: finalists announced

Congratulations to Bridget Smaill, Malika Rose and Sue Mills for being nominated for the Safeguard NZISM Practitioner of the Year Awards. ...

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Kaizon: Interview with Natalie Spray

Introducing Natalie Spray, Health & Safety Manager at Kaizon. Natalie began her career in Administration but once she was offered the opportunity to move into Health and Safety, she quickly realised what her passion was. Read on to hear more about her career change, why she’s passionate about Health and Safety, what her concerns are, and what it’s like working in a male dominated industry. *Includes quotes from NZISM and VS Health and Safety Solutions. ...

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Research Invitation – Help build the OSH body of knowledge

All New Zealand based Occupational Health and Safety Professionals and Practitioners are invited to partake in a research study. ...

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Lifesaving Stop the Bleed campaign launched

Lifesaving Stop the Bleed campaign launched ...

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LAUNCHING THE EMERGING SAFETY LEADERS NETWORK

NZISM is proud to announce the launch of the Emerging Safety Leaders Network which will support those who are developing their careers in the occupational health and safety industry in New Zealand. The Emerging Safety Leaders Network is being established to provide NZISM members and non-members the opportunity to engage with and learn from their peers. ...

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Safeguard Issue 174

PERSON OF INFLUENCE ...

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​NZISM and Women in Safety NZ Network Combine Forces

The Women in Safety Excellence NZ network has been running for a number of years now. Established by Margaret van Schaik and Helen Parkes in 2010, it has a network for more than 130 members around New Zealand, from all different backgrounds. The network promotes the equity and advancement of women in the safety profession, striving to continuously influence industry to address current and future safety challenges affecting women in the workforce locally, nationally and globally. ...

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