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Discount On Impac NEBOSH IGC Certificate

Impac have a special price available for the Palmerston North NEBOSH IGC course starting 13th May 2013. The course cost is $4396 + GST (usually $5495 + GST) and you have up until the 22nd April 2013 to register. This course is now becoming the minimum standard for a lot of companies in New Zealand and is a great opportunity to further develop you professional skills. For an outline of the course, who it is f ...

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National Members Survey

The National Survey for NZISM members has been released today. This is an opportunity for our members to have direct input into the direction of NZISM. All members have been emailed a link to the survey. If you are a member, and you have not received an email with the link, please contact the National Secretary Joyce Tilbrook. You can also find a link to the national survey on the members only NZISM National Linkedin ...

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Statistics New Zealand Business Operations Survey

BusinessOperationsSurvey2012HOTP1 copy Interesting sections on health and safety in the business operations survey from Statistics NZ Helen

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Administration Fee For Professional Membership

If you are a professional member of NZISM (TechNZISM, GradNZISM or CertNZISM) please view the member resources page for information about the MyIOSH database administration fee.

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Access To The MyCPD Online Database

To all professional member of NZISM (Technical, Graduate or Certified membership level). If you are a financial member of NZISM – have paid your access fee for the CPD database, and do not have access to the MyCPD online recording system please check that you have registered on the IOSH website using the same email address that you put on your application for professional membership assessment. If you have registe ...

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Last Chance To Have Your Say…

The NZISM National Survey closes at 5pm tomorrow (April 24th). Have your say and complete the NZISM national survey – open to members of NZISM only. If you haven’t got a link to the survey, contact Joyce Tilbrook the National Secretary onNZISM@vodafone.co.nz The survey takes five minutes to complete and will inform the direction of NZISM. With the Independent Health and Safety Taskforce due to report at the end ...

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Professional Membership Pathway

NZISM Professional Accreditation Programme

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NZISM National Survey – Over 300 Members Have Had Their Say ...

Over 300 Responses To The NZISM National Survey – Over 40% Response Rate The survey has now closed. Thank you to everyone who took the time to have their say. I am over the moon with the response rate – and I am busy now working through the responses with the rest of the executive. We will be taking the results to our imminent planning meeting, and they will be used to directly inform our national strategy. In ad ...

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NZISM Media Release – Independent Health And Safety Taskforc...

http://hstaskforce.govt.nz NZISM press release The Taskforce report and associated papers have been released. The NZISM are fully in support of the recommendations made by the Taskforce, and urge Government to adopt them. For additional media comment please contact Tony Rigg, National Manager

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Next Membership Assessment Panel Date Released

The next date for members to submit their applications for assessment for professional membership (at Technical or Graduate levels) is July 11th 2013. The closing date for this round of assessments is June 30th 2013. Applications received after this time will be kept and sent to the next assessment panel on October 10th. The deadline for applications to the October assessment panel is 30th September 2013 ...

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Mis-Information Busting: The Use Of NZISM Post Nominals

To provide clarity about NZISM professional accreditation programme, we will be running a series of weekly posts about elements of the programme. These will be short snippets of information – a type of FAQ really. If there is something that you want to know, let Helen know onhelen@purpleconsulting.co.nz Week 1: Use of NZISM post nominals in email signatures or business cards Only NZISM professional members ( ...

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Misinformation Of The Week – Week 2 – IOSH, NEBOSH And INSHP...

This week, our misinformation buster focus is on the difference between IOSH, NEBOSH and INSHPO. There is much confusion out there as to what these three organisations do – with many confused as to the difference. Here we explain who they are and where they fit. IOSH – Institution of Occupational Safety and Health. IOSH is a professional body, like NZISM, IPENZ, Law Society or NZICA. They are a registered internat ...

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Misinformation Buster – Week 3 – General Members

This week we focus on the different types of membership of NZISM. There is confusion amongst members about what the different types of membership are – here we explain them all. Corporate member – An organisation can join NZISM and can nominate a number of employees to attend NZISM meetings and events. A fee is payable for the corporation, and for each employee that is nominated to attend events. Corporate memb ...

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Approved Code Of Practice For Load-Lifting Rigging

MBIE have advised that the 5th edition of the Approved Code of Practice for Load-Lifting Rigging came into effect on 21/5/13.  It can be accessed at http://www.osh.govt.nz/order/catalogue/134.shtml. If you have any previous editions of this approved code, these should be retired.

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Directors Guidelines On H&S

The guidelines are available at: http://beehive.govt.nz/sites/all/files/Directors%20Guidlines%20on%20Health%20and%20Safety.pdf

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Survey Results Posted

The NZISM national survey results have been posted in the members news section of the website. Log in to take a look.

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Occ Health Seminar

Seminar Flyer Hi all See attached for details of an occy health seminar coming soon Helen

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Communications To Members

Hi all Just a reminder that the NZISM communicates with members in a variety of ways – 1. We have a Linkedin group NZISM_National This group is available to NZISM members only. We have about 25% of the NZISM members already on the group – and we regularly post information about our activities and projects on Linkedin. It is a good way to network and communicate with other NZISM members from around the countr ...

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Workplace Health And Safety Training Improvements Needed

training mag Here is an article written by Greg Dearsly for HRINZ magazine on workplace health and safety training.

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Draft Compliance Management Systems Standard

Draft compliance management systems standard ISO 18386

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Occupational Noise Assessment Course

The New Zealand Occupational Hygeine Society in conjunction with Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists will present this course in Auckland – Sept 30th to Oct 4th Full details on flyer: Noise course flyer NZOHS June 2013

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Safety Culture Seminar

Next Thursday H&S practitioners from around Otago are getting together to talk about the safety culture in our workplaces and its impact on our accident rates. Hosted by the NZISM Otago branch the seminar is aimed at bringing health and safety people together to learn from each other about the importance culture plays in keeping people safe at work. The key note speaker is Paula Rose QSO, the Deputy Chair o ...

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New Workplace Health And Safety System Launched

On July 1 a new workplace health and safety system was launched by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Health and Safety Group http://www.business.govt.nz/healthandsafetygroup The old site continues here: http://www.osh.govt.nz/

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Consultation Document – Adventure Activities

Consultation and submission documents for New Zealand Adventure Activities Certification Scheme – Requirements for bodies providing safety audit and certification of adventure activity operators . Further information can be found at http://www.business.govt.nz/healthandsafetygroup/about-health-and-safety/consultation/open-for-consultation/consultation-on-the-nz-adventure-activities-certification-scheme If you have ...

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