Read about the latest news, initiatives and case studies from the sector.
Mental Health Awareness Week
The theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is ‘Reimagine Wellbeing Together’
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.
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.