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New Zealand Leads International Health And Safety Network

Wednesday, 26 January 2022, 3:38 pm | NZISM

New Zealand is placed front and centre on the global health and safety stage this year as Greg Dearsly (New Zealand Institute of Safety Management - NZISM) starts his term as President of the International Network of Safety and Health Professional ... More >>

Worker Health And Safety Focus Lacking At The Border

Tuesday, 16 February 2021, 7:46 am | NZISM

The country’s largest health and safety professional body is appealing for a more detailed overarching health and safety approach to be used at the border as Covid cases slip through the net and affect the country. The New Zealand Institute of Health ... More >>

COVID-19 Is Not An Excuse To Ignore Business As Usual Health And Safety Risks

Tuesday, 21 April 2020, 8:12 am | NZISM

Businesses are being urged to focus on known and understood health and safety risks, alongside those of COVID-19, to limit any spike in incident numbers as we leave Level 4 lockdown. The comments from Greg Dearsly, President of the New Zealand Institute ... More >>

Make sure you reach Christmas safely

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 10:19 am | NZISM

New Zealand’s largest Health and Safety professional organisation is asking Kiwis to keep an eye on safety at work in the rush up to the Christmas and New Year holiday to avoid injury that ruins their time off. More >>

Health and safety legislation boosts growth of profession

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 10:22 am | NZISM

The capability of the health and safety profession has grown significantly in the last two years, says the NZ Institute of Safety Management (NZISM), shown by a 45 per cent leap in accreditation among its membership of health and safety professionals. More >>

NZISM Supports SafePlus, the new health and safety toolkit

Friday, 1 December 2017, 9:16 pm | NZISM

The New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (NZISM) is delighted to announce that it whole heartedly supports SafePlus, the health and safety tool kit made available to all businesses recently. More >>

NZISM Signs Singapore Accord to Advance Global Workplace H&S

Tuesday, 5 September 2017, 12:02 pm | NZISM

A significant step toward safer and healthier workplaces was taken Sept. 3 when the New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (NZISM) joined more than 40 organizations from around the world in the landmark signing of the Singapore Accord. The Accord, ... More >>

NZISM Appoints Selena Armstrong Chief Executive Officer

Friday, 28 July 2017, 10:01 am | NZISM

The New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (NZISM) is delighted to announce that Selena Armstrong will become their Chief Executive Officer with effect from 21 August 2017. More >>

Consistent Safety Practice is a Requirement, Not an Extra

Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 9:48 am | NZISM

The New Zealand Institute of Safety Management offers heartfelt sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of Murray Taylor, the driver of the excavator caught in the quarry collapse at Heathstock Haulage in North Canterbury yesterday, 8 June 2015. More >>

Membership Bodies’ Agreement Set to Benefit NZ Health

Saturday, 13 September 2014, 5:17 pm | NZISM

Two membership organisations today announced an agreement to work together to support health and safety professionals in New Zealand. More >>

Ex CEO of Maritime NZ to aid health & safety practitioners

Monday, 23 December 2013, 11:05 am | NZISM

The NZISM have today announced the appointment of Russell Kilvington as the inaugural Chair of the NZISM Advisory Panel. Russell’s key roles will be to guide the full implementation of the NZISM’s internationally aligned accreditation pathway for ... More >>

Don’t leave safety to the bureaucrats

Friday, 9 November 2012, 11:03 am | NZISM

“The Pike River Report showed so many failings, that a new approach is needed more than ever,” said Tony Rigg, National Manager of the NZ Institute of Safety Management (NZISM). “No longer can health and safety be managed by bureaucrats and political ... More >>

'Working Well' Seminar/Workshop

Monday, 16 July 2012, 2:54 pm | NZISM

Occupational Health Physiotherapy Group Seminar/Workshop Workshop: Thursday 30 August 2012 Seminar: 31 August and 1 September 2012 Venue: Amora Hotel, Wellington . Anybody with an interest in Occupational Health is welcome to attend. Come along and meet ... More >>

International qualifications for NZers readied

Tuesday, 16 February 2010, 6:09 pm | NZISM

New Zealand health and safety practitioners will be able gain an internationally transferable qualifications in the near future. More >>

Bold Move For NZ Occupational Health And Safety

Friday, 20 March 2009, 10:01 am | NZISM

The New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (NZISM) will be the first organisation in Australasia to enter into an occupational health and safety professional development program that is recognised internationally. More >>