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Update: Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Reg...

The development of the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations has been a substantial piece of work, involving the transfer and consolidation of requirements currently contained in 15 sets of HSNO regulations and approximately 9,000 HSNO approvals (approximately 210 group standard approvals, 7,300 deemed approvals for individual substances covered by HSNO transfer notices, and 1,500 approvals for ...

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NZISM Survey Results

A big thanks to all of you who completed our recent membership survey.  Your feedback is vital for us to make sure we are delivering what our members want and need. The key things you told us in the survey are: More than 70% of members are satisfied with NZISM and over 15% are very satisfied. Branch activities are the most important NZISM service to you, closely followed by communication, training, and acc ...

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Getting Ready For Asbestos Regulations

From WorkSfe NZ:Welcome to this update aimed at helping your business get ready for day one of the new asbestos regulatory regime on 4 April 2016. The asbestos regulations (Health and Safety at Work Asbestos Regulations) are not yet finalised, which means some information could still change.Register your business now if you’ll require an asbestos removal licence Does your business work on buildings constructed ...

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Safeguard National Health & Safety Conference 2016: Discount...

Safeguard National Health & Safety Conference 2016 NZISM members can receive a discount on the Early Bird rate for the above conference by using the special  NZISM Registration Details. The Early Bird rate finishes on 1st April. Conference details below: The Health and Safety at Work Act will come in to force on 4 April 2016, bringing challenges and opportunities for all those responsible for worker hea ...

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HASANZ Conference 2016

HASANZ Conference 2016 http://www.hasanz.org.nz/page/conference/ From Craig Smith, HASANZ Independent Chair: I’m pleased to invite you to HASANZ’s first ever conference being held from 7th to 9th September at Te Papa in Wellington. This is the year of change. The new Health and Safety at Work Act comes into force on 4 April and will radically alter the landscape we work in. It calls for us to see health a ...

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Media Release: NEW LAW CALLS FOR BETTER HEALTH AND SAFETY LE...

“This is a timely opportunity for both business managers and workplace health and safety professionals to step up. The health and safety of workers need to be at the top of every board’s agenda and it’s important that advisors can communicate effectively with the executive team,” says Smith.   “As well as being technical experts, health and safety professionals will increasingly be expected to facilitate conversat ...

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Ammonia Safety Association New Zealand

The Ammonia Safety Association of New Zealand is focused on communication, education, safety, sustainability, and the progression of technology within the ammonia industry. It was founded to provide a platform for Ammonia engineers and technicians to collectively improve the standard of safety and knowledge in our unique industry. For further information visit www.ammonia.co.nz or email paddy@ammonia.co.n ...

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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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