Read about the latest news, initiatives and case studies from the sector.
IRD gets 'HeadStrong' about mental health
IRD is pairing Mental Health Awareness Week initiatives with wider changes throughout the organisation, focused on mental health and wellbeing.
New Zealand Post gets connected
For Mental Health Awareness Week, NZ Post is launching its “Let’s get connected” programme, to create opportunities for teams to connect on a deeper level.
SafePlus online assessment tool now available
If you are a small to medium-sized organisation, you can now complete an online assessment to see how your health and safety performance is tracking.
New state sector mental health resources
Three resources on mental health and wellbeing have been launched across the state sector.
New postgraduate programme in Workplace Health and Safety
From 2019, Victoria University of Wellington will become the only university in New Zealand offering comprehensive, specialised postgraduate study in Workplace Health and Safety.
Ray Smith, Health and Safety Leader of the Year
Ray Smith, Chief Executive Department of Corrections and Government Health and Safety Lead, was awarded Leader of the Year at the NZ Workplace Health and Safety Awards on 30 May.
Case study: Protecting and improving mental health and wellbeing in the workplace
The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is leading the public service in its work on mental health and wellbeing in the workplace.
Inaugural worker engagement conference a success
Over 350 health and safety representatives, practitioners and senior managers from the state sector attended a conference on 10 May, focusing on and celebrating worker engagement in health and safety.