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NZISM & NZOHNA – Working Together For The Future Of H&S In N...

This open letter recognises the special relationship that NZOHNA and NZISM have enjoyed in the past and reaffirms our commitment to working together in the future.

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“When It All Goes Wrong”

NZISM Waikato is organising a Professional Development Day on the above subject at the Don Rowlands Centre, Mighty River Domain, Lake Karapiro on the 9th of April 2013. For further details, view the flyer. Professional Development Day Flyer

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LinkedIn

Keep in touch and find out what NZISM is up to by joining our LinkedIn group “NZISM National” – the official NZISM LinkedIn group. To join: Sign in to your LinkedIn profile and search in the groups section for NZISM National then hit the ‘request to join’. We are trialling this as another method of communication as well as a way for you to network with other NZISM members.

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Adventure Activities Audit Standards.

Click here for the feedback we received from MBIE as a result of our submission on the Adventure Activities Audit Standards. These standards have now been released and can be viewed here

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New Membership Director At IOSH

http://ioshblog.tumblr.com/post/45667468653/simonbowen Simon Bowen has been appointed the new executive director – Membership at IOSH. We will be working with Simon to build a strong and positive relationship between NZISM and IOSH. We have some work to do in relation to our current grading pathway and CPD systems, and hopefully Simon will be able to help us with this. The link above shows you who Simon is, ...

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New MBIE Fact Sheet Available – Scaffolding Related

http://www.osh.govt.nz/publications/factsheets/scaffolds-with-screening-containment-sheeting-temp-roofs.html

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Health And Safety Guidelines For Concrete Pumping

The Concrete Pumping Health and Safety Guidelines is available currently from the Ministry’s website at http://osh.govt.nz/order/catalogue/concrete-pumping.shtml.  It will also be available on CPANZ’s website www.cpanz.co.nz.

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Standards Review – Discussion Document

http://www.med.govt.nz/about-us/proposals-to-enhance-of-the-delivery-of-standards-by-new-zealands-national-standards-body Hello all, A review commenced early last year by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment in relation to standards delivery. Following a report by MBIE to the government late last year, a discussion document was prepared containing proposals and options for the functions, form, ro ...

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Free Access To Palgrave MacMillan Journals In April

Palgrave MacMillan are publishers of academic journals. In April they are allowing free access to all their journals (it usually costs thousands of dollars). If interested visit http://www.palgrave.com/accessallareas/?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=L0180%20-%20AAA%20E-alerts%20(1)&utm_content=#sthash.eKbzDgsH.dpbs If you click through Business and Management to risk man ...

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NZISM News Update 4/4/13

To read the latest news update, click here

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3M Signs Sponsorship Agreement With NZISM

3M have signed an agreement with NZISM to become our first Principal Sponsor.  3M will work with NZISM to develop practical ways in which the two organisations can advance and maintain interest in occupational health and safety management by means of education and publicity. NZISM & 3M share a common commitment to promoting the practice and profession of occupational health and safety management and look forwa ...

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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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