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NZISM Road Show: Safety Differently Masterclass conducted by...

The road show will be in five locations as per the schedule below - to book tickets, visit the NZISM Events calendar:Christchurch – 24 JulyDunedin – 25 JulyWellington – 26 JulyNew Plymouth – 27 JulyAuckland – 28 JulyIn this one day Master Class attendees will be introduced to the ideas and principles that underpin the Appreciative Safety movement and also the proven tools, methods and practices that allow o ...

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Exemplar Global Lead Auditor Training: 7 – 10 August 2017,...

NZISM, as a matter of policy, does not endorse any particular training programs and members must evaluate courses & providers on their own meritsfor details downoad flyer here

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Free Event: SHE Software Webinar -How we as OHS Practitioner...

13th June 2017, 10.00 - 10.30amThis short snappy 30 minute session will discuss how we as Health and Safety Practitioners can drive consistency and best practice at our organisations. In your roles as Health and Safety Practitioners your employer, or clients will most likely have a health and safety management system in place! SHE Software works with businesses like yours and often find safety management combines mul ...

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NZISM Webinar 'Your Personal Professional Development' w...

7.30-8.15pm Tuesday 6 June 2017 Basics of CPD and what CPD means to Health and Safety Professionals in NZ and the rest of the worldWho: Helen Parkes, Partner – Cosman Parkes, Wellington This free webinar provides you as a participant with an opportunity to learn the fundamentals and steps needed in commencing and maintaining your CPD (continued professional development) path.The webinar will be recorded and made ...

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Introducing the first international Occupational Health and ...

NZISM, as a matter of policy, does not endorse any particular training programs and members must evaluate courses & providers on their own meritsGet ahead with BSI training courses A holistic approach to increasing employee happiness and decreasing workplace accidentsWorkplace safety is a common concern across the world but the possibilities around workplace accidents varies from company to company and, in some ca ...

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New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards 2017: NZISM Hea...

Sarah McDonald, AllianceCongratulations to Sarah on winning the above award.A key player in forging a consistent approach out of the different cultures of the seven Alliance members and 5000 individual contractors, she has positively influenced health and safety thinking in the greater Wellington region

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NZISM Free Webinar: “Asbestos: Everything you ever wanted ...

Thursday August 3rd, 7.30pm. For further details visit the events calendar

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NZQA training courses for urine collection and drug screenin...

NZISM, as a matter of policy, does not endorse any particular training programs and members must evaluate courses & providers on their own meritsSue Nolan, DrugFree Sites, has scheduled NZQA training courses for urine collection and drug screening (US25458 and 25511) to be held in July- September 2017 at the locations listed below: Auckland (Highbrook, South Auckland): Monday 31 July (0745-1700) : NB this course onl ...

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NZISM Announces Appointment of Chief Executive Officer

Hi all NZISM members,You will have been following the progress of NZISM going through the recruitment process for a CEO for the organisation. I am delighted to announce that Selena Armstrong has accepted the role as Chief Executive Officer with effect from 21 August 2017.Selena comes to us from the Goodfellow Unit at The University of Auckland, where she was General Manager. The Goodfellow Unit develops CPD for prima ...

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Sober Check: Free Workshop

NZISM, as a matter of policy, does not endorse any particular training programs and members must evaluate courses & providers on their own meritsSober Check is running a free workshop on the 15th September in Westhaven, Auckland, where New Zealand and Australia’s top expert on workplace drug and alcohol testing (Sue Nolan) will be speaking - see details below. The workshop will cover topics such as: industry best ...

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Safeguard Salary Survey 2017

The annual Safeguard Salary Survey is now open. The survey is intended for NZ-based people whose employment is primarily focused on improving workplace health & safety, either as an employee or as a consultant. That is, it is intended for:health & safety practitionersoccupational health nursesoccupational hygienistsTo clarify, it is NOT intended for:health & safety representativesHR practitioners whose role includes ...

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Review of GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety Reporting ...

The Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB), GRI’s independent standard-setting body, is reviewing its GRI 403: Occupational Health and Safety reporting standard in 2017, and is now soliciting feedback from experts and reporting practitioners on the proposed updates to the Standard.The Standard is being revised to reflect internationally-agreed best practice and to align with recent developments in occupationa ...

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

September 21st & 22nd 2017 at the Devon Hotel, New Plymouth, TaranakiWhether you are a Health & Safety Newbie or Health & Safety Master this conference is for you.Healthy Workers – the future of your business has practical learnings and insights within the health and safety industry. The NZOHNA conference is packed with the latest updates & solutions for you, whichever discipline you represent.Attending conference ...

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CPD Event - Safety's Poor Sister

NZISM Bay of Plenty CPD 2017 Event Flyer .pdfDo you want to play your part in improving our poor occupational health outcomes? Come join us for an evening dedicated to sharing knowledge around this often forgotten subject: occupational health. A selection of industry experts will share their knowledge to help you and your business understand how to keep your people healthy at work.for tickets - http://www.vhnztrainin ...

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Safety Alert: Repair and Maintenance of high-pressure hydrau...

Safety Alert - Repair and Maintenance of high pressure hydraulic hoses.pdf

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Workplace Health And Safety Strategy For NZ To 2015

National Action Agenda 2010-2013 The Minister of Labour, Hon Kate Wilkinson has publicly released the National Action Agenda 2010-2013. The National Action Agendas aim is to reduce New Zealands work toll by focusing on the five sectors where the most harm is occurring; construction, agriculture, manufacturing, forestry and fishing. Through specific actions in each sector a real difference can be made t ...

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DoL Legislative Changes

Some recent changes to a range of legislative Acts may affect the way you manage your business. Here are the key changes: Under the Holidays Act: The ability for employees to cash in a maximum of one week of annual holidays Transferring public holidays to another working day Under the Employment Relations Act: Extending trial periods to all employers Changes to the personal grievance prov ...

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H & S Legislative Review

NZISM, New Zealands leading OH&S professional body will be holding a raft of meetings within their branch networks to discuss the H&S review. We believe this is a major topic and one that deserves all our collective attention. Those wishing to participate, member or non -member, are urged to avail yourselves to these meetings. This is the professions chance to make its collective voice heard. We have ...

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NZISM Newsletter October 2012

In this issue: NZISM � Who Are We and What Are We Trying to Achieve? NZISM/NZSC Memorandum of Understanding Member Survey NZISM Professional Development Programme Review Mentoring Programme Taskforce on Workplace Health & Safety Update Newsletter_Oct_2012

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Free Safety Checklists For Employers And Employees

The terrible events of recent times have once again highlighted the need to be prepared for anything. Employers along with their employees have a vital role in preparing safe work places. The NZ Institute of Safety Management (NZISM) has prepared 3 checklists that will assist employers and employee re-enter places of work safely. They cover Office Checklist Warehousing Manufacturing The checklists a ...

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NZISM/NZSC MOU

A meeting was held on 4th October between David Calvert, Chief Executive of the NZ Safety Council, and Tony Rigg, National Manager of New Zealand Institute of Safety Management, to discuss developing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the 2 organisations. see the Letter of Intentsigned by the above. It has been agreed that the MOU should be in place within the next two months. The MOU will cover all asp ...

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Pike River: Don't Leave Safety To The Bureaucrats

The following press release was put out by Tony Rigg, National Manager, on 8th November.Don't Leave Safety to the Bureaucrats'The Pike River Report showed so many failings, that a new approach is needed more than ever,' said Tony Rigg, National Manager of the NZ Institute of Safety Management (NZISM). 'No longer can health and safety be managed by bureaucrats and political appointments. Safety professionals simply ha ...

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Safety Live It

When we make safety a way of life, we ensure our employees and colleagues make it home safely to their families. With safety information and innovation, as well as inspiration from leading national and international experts the Safeguard National Health & Safety Conference is where you can find the knowledge to help you build excellent health and safety practices. The Safeguard team is thrilled to have secured ...

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Special Discount For NZISM Members

Safeguard National Health & Safety Conference 2013 29th and 30th of May, SKYCITY Convention Centre, Auckland NZISM members have been offered a special discounted Early Bird rate of $949 + GST (a saving of $50 off the Standard Early Bird rate) to attend the 2013 Safeguard National Health & Safety Conference. This price will be valid until the 15th of April 2013. After this date the standard Safeguard subsc ...

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