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Safety in numbers

Over time, HASANZ will provide business with easier access to quality health and safety advice. We’ve started the ball rolling with a brief description of each member organisation , focusing on how they assist business.The bottom line is we’re all about increasing workplace health and safety – in numbers. HASANZ consists of ten founding member organisations and each adds value in their own way – our strength comes from our collective might and collaboration. We have also...

April 13, 2015

Getting down to business!

Listening to our customers – in our case businesses – is paramount to providing good service. HASANZ has been meeting with people in business, especially those representing high risk sectors and national business associations, to find out what businesses want from HASANZ and from workplace health and safety professionals. We've learned that: Businesses don't trust the current health and safety system or advisors. They want help from health and safety professionals to bridge the gap betwe...

March 5, 2015

A new year of action!

2015 is shaping up as a year of great steps forward for HASANZ. We have kicked off the year with each of our four work groups busily progressing key initiatives to build HASANZ into an effective, relevant organisation for workplace health and safety professionals and the people who use their services. Our "Plan on a Page" neatly summarises what we want to achieve this year. In brief, we are: Building the organisation to be sustainable long-term Building the professionalism of the wor...

January 26, 2015

HASANZ Implementation Support Manager Appointed

Karen Chaney has joined the HASANZ team as Implementation Support Manager. I'm looking forward to having her “on the ground" assistance Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays at our Wellington office. As well as managing HASANZ's ongoing business and ensuring the delivery of key activities and projects, Karen will be spending a lot of her time scoping the development of a national, online health and safety professionals register. This will involve understanding the implications, timing, cost and reso...

December 7, 2014

Agreeing HASANZ priorities

HASANZ is successfully launched and now the work starts. Since my appointment as Chair of HASANZ in October I have taken the opportunity to visit every member organisation to find out their priorities for HASANZ in its first year. Pleasingly, there was broad agreement right across all ten of our founding member organisations. This is what they told me: · get a register established · excellent and impactful input to legislation · establish HASANZ as a ...

November 12, 2014

Chair appointed for new health and safety association

Business consultant and former seniorpublic servant Shenagh Gleisner has been appointed Establishment Chair of the new Health and Safety Association of New Zealand (HASANZ), taking up the position today. As Establishment Chair she is responsible for leading HASANZ through its first year to ensure it becomes an effective umbrella organisation representing workplace health and safety professions in New Zealand. HASANZ was formed on 10 September 2014 and aims to raise professional standards to pr...

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