Read about the latest news, initiatives and case studies from the sector.
Pink Shirt Day takes a stand against bullying
Pink Shirt Day is observed all around the world and aims to brings people together to stop bullying and celebrate the diversity that makes up our communities.
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.
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.
Robyn Parkin awarded Public Service Occupational Health and Safety Postgraduate Study Grant
On Thursday 13 December, Robyn Parkin was presented with a certificate to acknowledge her receipt of the Public Service Occupational Health and Safety Postgraduate Study Grant.
First field trip a success
The Department of Corrections hosted the first of a series of ‘field trips’ on 6 November.