Read about the latest news, initiatives and case studies from the sector.
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.
Positive Workplace Cultures programme launched to sector
On Friday 6 December, nearly 200 state sector leaders, employee network and union representatives attended the launch of the Positive Workplace Cultures Programme.
Interns sit down with Minister Ian Lees-Galloway
The health and safety summer interns had the opportunity to meet the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety for the second year.