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ISO 45003 (guidance on psychological health and safety at work)
Good news! In case you’d not already heard….
ISO has made the decision to make ISO 45003 free to read as part of its COVID-19 response. If you’re ISO-curious, give in to the temptation and find out what the fuss is all about. And send on this information to everyone you think might be interested.
You can read the full version on-line here
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Management of airborne risks is gaining increasing awareness with businesses in New Zealand. With this has comes a growth in the implementation of controls to reduce the ongoing exposure to workers. Minimising airborne exposure at the source through engineering controls is a very effective way to protect workers and Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) is a common engineering control.
Effective LEV is much more than just having LEV, it requires implementing good practices to ensure that it protects the worker throughout the life of the system.
This webinar will cover what you should know when choosing LEV and what you should have in place to ensure that it continues to be an effective control.
Māori cultural values in improving the perception of risk in workplaces
Kia Tūpato, examines the use of Māori cultural values in improving the perception of risk in workplaces. A case study has revealed heightened awareness levels of risk, improved safety behaviours and increased morale by Maori workers using the norms of kia tūpato, ako and manaakitanga.Play Video
Emerging themes in the 2021 health and safety legal landscape
Olivia Lund (Duncan Cotterill) will discuss emerging themes for the 2021 health and safety legal landscape, Case law update, key developments in relation to fines, orders and reparation and potential learnings from the Whakaari/White Island prosecutions.Play Video
Working in and around vehicles programme
Hear about the Vehicle Programme of Work in combination with Shopcare and WorkSafe NZ.Play Video
Safely Managing Dangerous Goods and Chemicals
HASANZ hosts Ken Clarke from Responsible Care NZ, who has seven years in the Chemical industry, 30 years as operational firefighting, hazardous substances, health and safety management, and training development roles. A number of areas were covered relating to the Safe management of chemicals, affectionately known as Hazardous Substances and Dangerous Goods. – “Chemical Stewardship."Play Video
Best Practice Thermal Management
A joint webinar with NZ Occupational Hygiene Society, NZ Occupational Health Nurses Association (NZOHNA) and HASANZ. It covers effects of the thermal environment on people, risk assessments, case studies, effective monitoring and controls.Play Video
Mentally Healthy Work Programme
Dr John Fitzgerald, Lead – Mentally Healthy Work at WorkSafe NZ presented on new programme at WorkSafe NZ.Play Video
Counterfeit Respirators – Can you tell the difference?
This webinar looks to provide information to businesses to help identify non-certified masks and therefore help to ensure workers are not unknowingly being provided with PPE that does not protect their health.Play Video
Best Practice Management of Dust and Silica
A joint webinar run by HASANZ, the NZ Occupational Hygiene Society (NZOHS), and the NZ Occupational Health Nurses Association (NZOHNA) best practice management of dust and silica in the workplace. This is of particular relevance to people working in the manufacturing, mining and construction sectors.Play Video
Q&A Session with Pam Mitchell
Q&A session focusing on approaches and practical tools for Directors and Senior Management. How to recognise signs of people under stress.Play Video