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FUNDAMENTALS OF OCCUPATIONAL HYGIENE (W201)

NZISM, as a matter of policy, does not endorse any particular training programs and members must evaluate courses on their own merits 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 ...

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RABQSA Certified OHS Auditor: Professional Development 4 ½ D...

The above course is being run by the NZISM Bay of Plenty Branch Date: Monday 21st to Friday 25th July 2014 (0800 – 1600) Venue: The Matamata Club, Waharoa Road East, Matamata Members & Non Members are welcome to attend For full details view the flyer BOP RABQSA 2

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NZISM Quarterly Newsletter

To read click here In this edition:   Update from the Advisory Board Chairman Page 1 Around the Country: Branch News Page 2 Notice of National Annual General Meeting Page 3 NZISM Submissions Page 3 NZISM Practitioner of the Year Award 2014 Winner Page 4 OHSIG Conference Page 5 3M: New Safety Solutions Page 5 Impac: Contracting – Negotiating the Minefield Page 6 N ...

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?MBIE Meetings On Health And Safety Regulations

MBIE meetings on Health and Safety regulations MBIE is holding a series of meetings in main centres for the general public next week about the discussion document Development of Regulations to support the new Health and Safety at Work Act. Note that these meetings are in addition to any targeted meetings we are in the process of arranging with your organisations, but we wanted to let you know about them so you ...

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Training June/July 2014

NZISM, as a matter of policy, does not endorse any particular training programs and members must evaluate courses on their own merits From Impac: June July 2014 Training Flyer Attached above is a list of the upcoming public courses that Impac will be running over the next few months, the entire list is also available on our website.  A number of our courses are now full and closed and the remaining ones are ...

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Professional Development Workshop

For full details download the flyer   Risk Management Workshop The Pike River Inquiry findings, Independent Taskforce recommendations, Worksafe?NZ/Institute of Directors – Good Governance Practice Guidelines for Managing Health and Safety Risks, pending workplace health and safety law changes – as health and safety professionals our understanding of and ability to support effective management of health and safety ...

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Training Courses Information

NZISM as a matter of policy does not endorse one training provider over another. Attached is an an update of the upcoming courses Impac will be running over the next few months. They are now under a new funding contract with ACC until the end of 2014 so those companies that qualify for the subsidy will still be able to apply for this for Reps Stages 1 – 3 Training. There is also a very small amount of discretio ...

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OHSIG Conference 2014: Worldclass Workplace – Achieving Exce...

10-12th September 2014 Worldclass Workplace: Achieving ExcellenceTogether Aotea Centre, Mayoral Drive, Auckland   NZ’s only multi-disciplinary collaborative Health & Safety conference with an impressive line-up of international and national speakers Early Bird Registrations have been extended until 31st July, and there is an increased discount for companies sending multiple delegates. Conference Progra ...

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Members News

Do you have some news you think would be of benefit to members – email the secretary: nzism@vodafone.co.nz

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Online Health And Safety Module Launches (IoD)

The Institute of Directors has launched an online training module focusing on health and safety.  Designed to familiarise directors and senior executives with best practice in this crucial area, the interactive module allows you to absorb information at your own pace. See the attached newsletter from the Institute of Directors for more information IoD Newsletter

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Launch Of New NZISM Branch

The launch will be held at 10 – 11am on the 22nd of August at the Hastings Hospital, Education Centre. Parking is near Canning Road or Orchard Road. Walk to Emergency Department Entrance and the Education Centre Signage is there. Tony Rigg, National NZISM Manager will be attending the meeting  and there will be plenty of opportunity for networking. Morning tea and refreshments will be provided. For f ...

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Workplace Wellbeing

Workshop – Creating Wellbeing At Work Come along and hear from internationally renowned speaker Graham Lowe (one of Canada’s leading experts on work) plus Working Well specialist Frank O’Connor at workshops in Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin. Good employee health creates good business health. The most successful and competitive businesses are those that have the healthiest employees. These businesses have ...

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Rebuild Companies To Focus On Worker Fatigue

28 July 2014 With fatigue identified as a major issue among construction companies in the rebuild, more than 200 people will come together this week to learn more about how it can affect site safety. WorkSafe New Zealand is hosting a half-day fatigue and impairment in construction forum in Christchurch on Thursday 31 July, with presenters from across Australia and New Zealand. “Construction work involves ...

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NEBOSH International General Certificate: New Plymouth

NZISM as a matter of policy does not endorse one training provider over another. NEBOSH International General Certificate is a globally recognised health and safety qualification which is intended for companies or individuals working to international standards with regards to Heath, Safety and Environment as this course focuses on the International Labor Standards (ILS) codes of practice. Upon successful comple ...

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NZISM Submission: Regulations To Support The New Health And ...

NZISM has submitted the attached document re ‘Regulations to support the new Health and Safety at Work Act’ to the  Health, Safety and Compensation Frameworks Policy team at MBIE. NZISM Regulations Submission To view where text overlaps in the submission:  Click on the text and this will reduce it’s size allowing you to view the content of the box

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Membership Application Form Is Working Again

Apologies if you have tried to join NZISM in the last few days – the membership form was out of action but this has now been fixed.

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3M Asbestos Safety Program

3M Launches Four Respirator Kits to Protect Against  Asbestos Fibres and Dust For more information, see below 3M Asbestos Protection NZ

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LegalSAFE Conference

LegalSAFE Conference 2014 Special Pricing for NZISM Members: $500.00 + GST – to book you must use the attached registration form which is for NZISM members only. For details on the conference see below and attached LegalSafe 2014 – NZISM Members Registration Form LegalSafe 2014 – Programme LegalSAFE 2014 NEW LAW, NEW REGULATOR The Government has announced the most significant reform of New Zealand ...

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Salary Survey

Due to popular demand Safeguard are doing the salary survey again this year, after taking a break last year. If you are NZ-based and in a paid role which is mostly dedicated to some aspect of the broad field of health and safety, this survey is for you. Naturally it is anonymous. The more people who take part the more meaningful the results will be, and it takes less than five minutes to complete. The survey ...

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NZISM/IOSH Reciprocal Agreement Signed

The following Media release was issued by both NZISM & IOSH today – to view signed agreement, click here 12th September 2014 Membership bodies’ agreement set to benefit New Zealand health and safety professionals Two membership organisations today announced an agreement to work together to support health and safety professionals in New Zealand. The New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (NZISM) an ...

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New Health And Safety Association Launched

New Health and Safety Association Launched A new umbrella association for workplace health and safety professions in New Zealand has been established. The Health and Safety Association of New Zealand (HASANZ) was launched on 10 September 2014 in Auckland by George Adams, Chair of the Independent Forestry Safety Review and of the Occupational Health Advisory Group set up by WorkSafe NZ. HASANZ aims to raise prof ...

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Media Release: A Landmark Partnership To Improve Capability ...

The following Media Release was put out on 8th December 2014: A landmark partnership to improve capability in workplace health and safety A breakthrough opportunity for health and safety practitioners has been announced by the New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (NZISM) today. New Zealand has unacceptably high rates of workplace fatalities, serious harm injuries and work-related disease and illness. W ...

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NZISM Quarterley Newsletter

View the latest newsletter here:  NZISM Newsletter December 14 In this edition Practitioner Accreditation:  Page 1 HASANZ Update:  Page 2 RIP Phil Sexton:  Page 3 Professional Membership Update:  Page 3 New Corporate Members:  Page 5 Around the Country:  Page 4-7

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NEBOSH International General Certificate:

Note: NZISM does not endorse any course or provider. Flyer: NEBOSH INTERNATIONAL GENERAL CERTIFICATE 2015 INVERCARGILL 02 – 06 June 2015  Week 1 15 – 19 June 2015  Week 2 Exam   30 June 2015 NEW PLYMOUTH 7 – 18th September 2015 (10 Days) Exam   05 October 2015

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