Programme

The programme is subject to change without notice. Last updated 17-08-2016.
WEDNESDAY, 7 SEPTEMBER 2016
5.30pm - 7.30pm Powhiri at Te Papa Marae and the Simpson Grierson Welcome Function

THURSDAY, 8 SEPTEMBER 2016
8.00am Registrations open - arrival tea and coffee

9.00am Welcome


Keynote Speaker - Dr Vincent Covello (USA) "Change yourself first"
Vincent Covello will explore how effectively managed risk and change management communication can help transform you, your work and your world. He will demonstrate how we need to retrain our brains to respond positively to the risk and change around us, starting with the need to change ourselves first.


Keynote Speaker - Professor Drew Dawson (Australia) "Fatigue risk management"
What are the best ways to manage workplace fatigue? That's the question Drew Dawson will tackle, exploring where the line should be drawn between personal and corporate responsibilites.

10.40am Morning tea
11.10am Concurrent Session 1

New Professionals

Case Study in best practice health and safety engagement and communication
Tim Barry, Senior Associate, Health, Safety & Environment, Beca

New Practices

Integrating ergonomics into the health and safety design process: insights into the development of Auckland Council's new food waste collection service
Dr Mark Boocock, Associate Professor, Auckland University of Technology

New Possibilities

Workplace mental health developing a psychologically safe and healthy workplace.
David Burroughs, Managing Director and Principal Psychologist, CommuniCorp

Mixed

Safety risk management in the New Zealand Army
Hemi Morete, Managing Director, Quality Solutions International Limited
11.50am Concurrent Session 2

New Professionals

Leading indicators for monitoring serious injury and fatality (SIF) exposure risk.
Mark Hoosteyns, Vice President, APAC, DEKRA Insight

FULLY BOOKED

New Practices

Practical examples of health and safety governance
Hans Buwalda, Consultant, EHSconsult

New Possibilites

WorkSafe New Zealand Strategic Plan for Work-related Health
Chris Jones, Manager Occupational Health, WorkSafe New Zealand

Mixed

The ISO Benchmark for Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems
Christel Fouche, Principal Consultant, IMPAC Services Ltd
2.00pm Concurrent Session 3

New Professional

NZISM Health and Safety Practitioner Accreditation System
Greg Dearsly, National Manager, NZISM

New Practices

The increasing relevance of a health and safety track record - a good thing?
Greg Cain, Partner, Kensington Swan

New Possibilities

Total worker health: where are we heading?
Dr Moazzam Zaidi, Consultant Occupational Medicine, MidCentral DHB, ACC

Mixed

Working differently - health and safety for New Zealand's largest sector.
David Shanks, Director - Health, Safety and Security, Ministry of Education
2.35pm Concurrent Session 4

New Professionals

Catching on: working together to reduce musculoskeletal injury risks in commercial fishing
Marion Edwin, Director and Principal Ergonomist, Optimise Ltd and Darren Guard, Director and Principal Health and Safety Advisor, Guard Safety Ltd

New Practices

The evaluation of risk associated with moving and handling in a residential care home
Dr Fiona Trevelyan, Senior Lecturer, AUT

New Possibilities

The epidemiology of occupational cancer in New Zealand
Dr David McLean, Senior Research Officer, Centre for Public Health Research, Massey University

Mixed

Overview of HSNO reforms
Tania van Maanen, Senior Advisor, Policy and Legal, Environmental Protection Authority
3.05pm Afternoon Tea
3.40pm Open session on worker engagement and participation
Facilitator, Francois Barton, Executive Director, Business Leaders' Health & Safety Forum

Keynote Speaker - David Tregoweth (Australia) "Going beyond the law - how health and safety professionals can be powerful influence in organisations"
David Tregoweth will argue that workplace health and safety professionals need to go beyond the law and focus on the commercial value of health and safety to businesses, not just regulatory compliance. It's less about the rule book and more about the business savvy.

5.10pm Wrap up then bus to Parliament

6.00- 7.00pm Parliamentary Reception hosted by Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety, the Hon. Michael Woodhouse in the Banquet Hall, Parliament Buildings.

7.30pm TASTE Wellington
FRIDAY, 9 SEPTEMBER 2016
8.30am Arrival tea and coffee
9.00am Welcome


Keynote Speaker - Peter Biggs (New Zealand) "Buying the why - rebranding health and safety for a new world"
Peter Biggs will talk about the need to put health and safety at the heart of an organisation to achieve transformational change. And to do that, you have to get people to "buy the why"

Keynote Speaker - Rebecca Macfie (New Zealand) "From coalface to boardroom - how Pike River illuminated system failure - and the lessons learned"
Rebecca Macfie maintains that the Pike River tragedy is best viewed not as an extraordinary failure, but an ordinary one that every organisation and every health and safety professional can learn from.

10.35am Morning Tea
11.10am Concurrent Session 5

New Professionals

Workshop: the future educational needs of OHS professionals
Dr Felicity Lamm, Co-Director, Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Research, AUT

New Practices

Improving learning from a workplace incidents - experience from case study in the dairy industry
Justine Croft, MBA Student & Dr Kirsten Olsen, Senior Lecturer, Massey University

New Possibilities

Transforming safety through Neuroscience
Deanne Boules, Director, Insync Workplace Solutions

Mixed

The Power of intelligence and data analysis.
John Munro, Manager Operational Intelligence, Worksafe New Zealand
FULLY BOOKED

11.50am Concurrent Session 6

New Professionals

The HASANZ Register for Health & Safety Professionals
Karen Chaney, Implementation Support Manager & Craig Smith, Independent Chair, Health & Safety Association NZ

New Practices

Exposome and the future of risk assessments
Derek Miller, Occupational Hygienist, New Zealand Occupational Hygiene Society

New Possibilities

Transforming companies through workplace health and safety culture.
Heidi Borner, Director, Orange Umbrella

Mixed

To sit or not to sit - fad or future: adjustable height desks in the office.
Professor Stephen Legg, Professor of Ergonomics and Director, Centre for Ergonomics, Occupational Health and Safety, School of Public Health, College of Health, Massey University &
Jane Pierce, Physiotherapist (Occupational Health), PlusRehab @ the Workplace

FULLY BOOKED
1.55pm Concurrent Session 7

New Professionals

Leadership challengers & change
Judy Currie, Occupational Health Nurse, NZOHNA

New Practices

Preventing musculoskeletal disorders in residential contruction
David Tappin, Senior Lecturer, Massey University

New Possibilities

Out of the Box - A fresh alternative to everyday health and safety systems
Mark Taylor, Director, Safety Matters (NZ) Ltd

Mixed

Damar Compliance Journey
Martin Carlyle, CEO, Damar Industries Ltd

2.30pm Afternoon Tea
3.05pm Business leaders panel: the role of the new workplace health and safety professional.

Senior leaders from the corporate world give the word on what company executives really want from their health and safety advisors.

Julian Hughes (Facilitator), General Manager, Health, Safety, Security and Environment, Z Energy;
Glenda Harvey, Country Manager, Holcim NZ;
George Adams, Chair Business Leaders' Health & Safety Forum and professional director; and
Mike O'Brien, Chief Executive, Chep.

Keynote Speaker Gordon MacDonald (New Zealand) "Culture will create compliance"
Gordon MacDonald looks at progress towards creating a health and safety culture in our workplaces, where doing it right is a natural part of doing business.

4.35pm Wrap up

4.45pm Conference concludes

CPD points

Attendance at HASANZ CONFERENCE 2016 may earn CPD points – please check with your association or employer.