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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. ...

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NZISM in the media: December danger for workers

The 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 concentration at this time of the year and that can result in an incident.Four people died in workplace accidents across the country in just three days in December 2017, which is a sobering statistic.Greg Dearsly, NZISM president says accidents are 30 per cent more likely at this time o ...

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NZISM IN THE MEDIA

Greg 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 serious impact," he says. ...

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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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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 OHS subjects. ...

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Update from the NZISM CPD Committee

Update from the NZISM CPD Committee ...

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Safeguard Issue 169

Thinking strategically GREG DEARSLY says the recently released draft H&S strategy offers much to consider in terms of SMEs, procurement, vulnerable workers, and professional qualifications. ...

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Register That - Update 3

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

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Safeguard Issue 168

Turning professional Talented young athletes eventually face a decision about turning professional. SELENA ARMSTRONG says the health & safety profession has reached that stage. ...

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

Protecting workers from solar UV radiation booklet ...

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Safeguard Issue 167

More than a job Do you regard your health & safety role as part of a career, or is it just a job? GREG DEARSLY has some advice for the career-minded. ...

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Press Release

PRESS RELEASE- 11thJune 2018 ...

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SafePlus Fact Sheet

SafePlus Fact Sheet .pdf ...

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Safeguard Issue 166

Challenging the educators GREG DEARSLY challenges tertiary education institutions offering H&S courses to embrace accreditation and the changing skill set required of H&S practitioners. ...

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