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Minister’s H&S Consultation Must Consider Stalled Progress From Government

Friday, 14 June 2024, 3:07 pm | Business Leaders' Health and Safety Forum

An announcement today from the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety, Hon Brooke van Velden that she will be starting a substantial consultation on work health and safety, must consider the stalled progress from government and continued absence ... More >>

New Report Highlights New Zealand’s Inability To Learn From Health And Safety Failures

Monday, 10 June 2024, 8:49 am | Business Leaders' Health and Safety Forum

A report led by a group of senior CEOs and Directors has labelled New Zealand’s history of health and safety failings and poor progress as disgraceful and called for urgent action by government and industry. More >>

Review Finds Aotearoa’s Boardrooms Falling Behind, Or Stalling In Health And Safety Governance

Thursday, 9 March 2023, 9:06 am | Business Leaders' Health and Safety Forum

A new review has found that while health and safety are generally on the agenda for boards, officers and leaders across Aotearoa, our performance has stalled, and in some cases, our performance as a country is getting worse. Too many Kaimahi (workers) ... More >>

Pike River Recovery Agency to create a ‘beacon’

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 8:39 am | Business Leaders' Health and Safety Forum

Any re-entry of the Pike River mine should be a beacon for health and safety in New Zealand, the Business Leaders’ Health and Safety Forum says. More >>

Welcome to the new workplace health and safety environment

Monday, 4 April 2016, 2:05 pm | Business Leaders' Health and Safety Forum

The Business Leaders’ Health and Safety Forum welcomes the Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA), which came into force today. More >>

Forestry show NZ way to better safety

Monday, 1 February 2016, 1:30 pm | Business Leaders' Health and Safety Forum

A sharp drop in forestry deaths and serious injuries after a massive safety overhaul in 2014 shows what can be achieved when an industry joins together to make improvements, the Business Leaders' Health and Safety Forum says. More >>

New law won't stop another Pike River

Wednesday, 18 November 2015, 10:20 am | Business Leaders' Health and Safety Forum

New law alone will not prevent another Pike River – that will require a big change in attitudes towards workplace health and safety, the Business Leaders’ Health and Safety Forum says. More >>

Forum welcomes report on H&S Bill

Friday, 24 July 2015, 4:32 pm | Business Leaders' Health and Safety Forum

It is encouraging to see that the revised the Health and Safety Reform Bill still includes clear requirements for employers to involve their workers in health and safety, the Business Leaders’ Health and Safety Forum says. More >>

Congratulations to Forum finalists in safety awards

Monday, 4 May 2015, 4:06 pm | Business Leaders' Health and Safety Forum

Congratulations to the senior New Zealand business leaders who have been publicly recognised for their personal commitment to protecting the health and safety of workers. More >>

Workers’ Memorial Day a call to action for leaders

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 10:13 am | Business Leaders' Health and Safety Forum

Workers’ Memorial Day (April 28th) is a powerful reminder to people in positions of influence and power about their vital role in fostering safe and healthy workplaces, says the Business Leaders’ Health and Safety Forum. More >>

Leaders pledge to help keep contractors safe at work

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 11:04 am | Business Leaders' Health and Safety Forum

A group of prominent business leaders has today made a public commitment to take the lead on keeping their contractors safe and healthy at work. More >>

Forestry industry must act as one to end shameful trends

Friday, 31 October 2014, 3:40 pm | Business Leaders' Health and Safety Forum

“The forestry industry must commit to implementing an action plan for reducing the industry’s shamefully high injury rate – which means forestry workers are 15 times more likely to die on the job,” the Business Leaders’ Health and Safety ... More >>

Forum comment on injuries

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 4:54 pm | Business Leaders' Health and Safety Forum

The Business Leaders’ Health and Safety Forum is encouraging chief executives and directors of agriculture, forestry and fishing companies to continuing working to reduce the high rate of injuries in their industries. More >>

Forestry industry leaders need to own health and safety

Friday, 6 June 2014, 1:19 pm | Business Leaders' Health and Safety Forum

Forestry industry leaders need to make themselves accountable for the health and safety of their contractors if the industry’s poor safety record is to improve, the Business Leaders’ Health and Safety Forum says. More >>

Forum members finalists at Workplace Health & Safety Awards

Friday, 16 May 2014, 10:23 am | Business Leaders' Health and Safety Forum

Three New Zealand business leaders have been publicly recognised for their personal commitment to protecting the health and safety of their workers. CHEP NZ country general manager Mike O’Brien; Countdown managing director Dave Chambers and McConnell ... More >>

Stronger health and safety legislation welcomed

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 12:01 pm | Business Leaders' Health and Safety Forum

The Health and Safety Reform Bill makes it clear that business leaders must play an active role in keeping their workplaces safe, the Business Leaders’ Health and Safety Forum says. The Bill, introduced into Parliament yesterday, promises a much ... More >>

Forum says CEOs may not avoid prosecutions in future

Thursday, 12 December 2013, 7:39 pm | Business Leaders' Health and Safety Forum

Leaders’ Forum says CEOs may not avoid prosecutions in future 12 December, 2013 Chief executives and board directors may be less likely to avoid prosecution on health and safety charges in future, the Business Leaders’ Health and Safety Forum says. ... More >>

.Ssafety star system must reward participating businesses

Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 6:53 pm | Business Leaders' Health and Safety Forum

The government’s new Safety Star Rating System must create competitive advantages for businesses that participate, Business Leaders’ Health and Safety Forum Executive Director Julian Hughes says. More >>

Pike River anniversary: safety must start at the top

Monday, 18 November 2013, 3:19 pm | Business Leaders' Health and Safety Forum

The third anniversary of the Pike River tragedy is a solemn reminder of the critical role business leaders must play in keeping their people and their workplaces safe, the Business Leaders’ Health and Safety Forum says. More >>

More consistency needed in approach to work drugs & alcohol

Friday, 1 November 2013, 5:21 pm | Business Leaders' Health and Safety Forum

Testing for drug and alcohol impairment is common within large New Zealand companies, a survey of Business Leaders’ Health and Safety Forum members indicates. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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