Read about the latest news, initiatives and case studies from the sector.
Deloitte review of the GHSL
In January/February 2019, Deloitte undertook a review of the Government Health and Safety Lead (GHSL). The review confirmed the value of the functional lead and general support for a continuation of the initiative.
Health and Safety Representatives' Conference a success
On 4 April, nearly 600 health and safety representatives, health and safety practitioners and senior leaders from 37 public service and state sector agencies attended the second annual Health and Safety Representatives’ Conference.
Interns say farewell
On Wednesday 27 February, the health and safety summer interns and the Government Health and Safety Lead hosted their agency managers at a farewell lunch.
New Zealand Workplace Health and Safety Awards open for nominations
Do you have a health and safety initiative that made a difference to people's lives? Or know someone who has led the way in health and safety?
Interns seeking opportunities
Do you have any opportunities in health and safety, HR, policy or similiar? Many of our health and safety summer interns are interested in pursuing ongoing employment in government and/or health and safety.
Interns feel the force
As part of a series of agency field trips, the health and safety summer interns were recently hosted by the New Zealand Defence Force and Transpower New Zealand.
Government's Health and Safety at Work Strategy launched
The Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety, Hon Iain Lees-Galloway launched the Government's Health and Safety at Work Strategy on 13 December at Parliament.
Health and Safety Summer Interns meet the Minister
On Tuesday 11 December, the Health and Safety Summer interns were hosted at Parliament by Hon Iain Lees-Galloway, Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety.