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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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NZISM Canterbury/NZOHNA Professional Development Day

26th July 2013 Join us for a fun packed day & leave with a host of tools Professional Development Day 26 July 2013

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NZISM Members Discount

Vertical Horizonz New Zealand (VHNZ) are pleased to offer NZISM members a discount on theInternational NEBOSH  certificate , saving you $500.00 off the normal price – allowing you to advance your career in this current climate! Space is limited so be in quick to secure your spot on the next course. For more information on the NEBOSH certificate click here. It should be noted VHNZ only use the best facilitators and ...

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2014 OHSIG Conference – Assisitance Needed

Planning for the 2014 OHSIG Conference has begun  “World-class Workplace: achieving excellence together!”   is being held in Auckland at the Aotea Centre and we require assistance from OHSIG stakeholder members! Recently a letter was sent to the leadership of each stakeholder group requesting assistance from members who are able to join one of our conference committee’s. It would great to get at least 2 representa ...

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LegalSafe Conference 2013 – Discount For NZISM Members

NZISM members are offered a special discounted rate to attend our 2013 LegalSafe Conference which is being held in November, further details below and attached above. The standard rate is $499 + GST but we are pleased to offer NZISM members a special price of $449 + GST (a saving of $50) Note to obtain the discount you must complete the attached form and return toAnnette.vao@thomsonreuters.com – do not register ...

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NZISM Comments On Government Response To The Taskforce Recom...

NZISM has issued a press release re the above and the National Manager was interviewed today on the radio The press release can be viewed  here To listen to the radio interview, click here For more information on the Government response to the Taskforce Recommenations, visit http://www.mbie.govt.nz/what-we-do/workplace-health-and-safety-reform A previous radio interview given by the National Manager is ...

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Massey University:Fundamentals Of Occupational Hygiene (5 Da...

FUNDAMENTALS OF OCCUPATIONAL HYGIENE (W201)  The Massey University, School of Public Health, College of Health is very pleased to offer this professional development short course (OHTA module W201). Who is it for? This 5-day course is aimed at those with a responsibility for health issues in the workplace, who wish to better understand the value of occupational hygiene and the role of the occupational hygienis ...

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NZISM/NZOHNA Combined Conference 2013

Winds of Change – Powering up Health & Safety in a Turbulent Climate 11th -13th September, Travelodge, Palmerston North http://safetyconference.co.nz/  A conference that will bring together professional groups with the goal of harnessing the power of change in the health and safety industry in New Zealand over the coming months. It is a very hands on and practical conference, featuring learning with a tw ...

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NZISM Safety In Design Seminar

A half day workshop being held on 15 October 2013 – all welcome to attend. For more details and registration visit the Auckland branch page. http://www.nzism.co.nz/auckland-branch/

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Impact Of Change Seminar

In recognition of the recently announced major changes to the way Occupational      Health & Safety is to be approached in New Zealand, the BOP branch of the NZISM will    be holding a business seminar on the associated operational consequences to virtually all businesses. We are honoured to have the Minister of Labour Hon. Simon Bridges (and Honorary NZISM Member) to address the seminar. We will also have ...

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