Read about the latest news, initiatives and case studies from the sector.
Reflective Guide on Cannabis Impairment
With the referendum on the legalisation of cannabis in New Zealand, the Business Leaders Health and Safety Forum has released a reflective guide which looks at how to manage cannabis impairment risks at work.
Mental health at work during COVID-19
Mental Health at work guide during COVID-19. This guide outlines the roles and responsibilities for agencies, managers and workers in managing mental health at work.
Working from home during COVID-19
Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, agencies have a duty to ensure workers are not put at risk by the work they do or by their workplace.
Working from home agency guidance
A comprehensive agency guide on how to manage risks for their workers who are working from home.
Farewell to our 2019/2020 Government Health and Safety Summer Interns
On Friday, 28 November we said goodbye to our 2019/2020 Government Health and Safety Interns which marked the end of their time with a range of government departments.
New Year starts at pace for interns
The Health and Safety Summer interns have been busy over the last two weeks with a visit to NZDF’s Trentham base and a sit down with NZISM.
HASANZ report highlights challenges
In November, HASANZ published the ‘Building the Professions’ report which provides a picture of New Zealand’s health and safety workforce, as well as future challenges and demands facing the profession across both public and private sectors.