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Keynote Presentations

Keynote 1Challenge, change and stay curious – the future of health and safety
Dr John Green, Safety II expert and Director HSE for the Battersea Power Station Development (UK)

Keynote 2Mental health – a competitive advantage
Geoff McDonald, Mental health champion and FormerGlobal Vice President HR Unilever (UK)

Keynote 3 Collaboration towards improved worker health
Julia Norris, GP and President Elect of the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists (Australia)

Keynote 4 Strengthening the pillar of worker engagement and participation
Richard Wagstaff, President, New Zealand Council of Trade Unions (NZ)

Keynote 5 What height do we set the bar at?
Phil Parkes, Chief Operating Officer, WorkSafe New Zealand (NZ)

Keynote 6 Do we have what it takes?
Eldeen Pozniak, Immediate Past President of INSHPO (Canada)

Keynote 7 – Turning around Pāmu’s safety record
Steve Carden, Chief Executive Officer, Pamu Farms of New Zealand (NZ)

Concurrent Session Presentations

Session 1

Generative or bust: operationalising Hudson's culture model
Michelle Riley, Manager, Safe People And Culture, Melbourne Water

Why a physically intelligent workforce matters.  Understanding what it takes for manual handling training to change individuals movement habits
Katie Croft, Physiotherapist, Provention

What other industries can learn from forestry's experience of creating an industry-wide contractor certification scheme
Fiona Ewing, National Safety Director, Forest Industry Safety Council 

How ACC is helping you create healthier and safer workplaces
Paul Gimblett, Head of Workplace Safety and Levies, ACC

Session 2

Understanding psychological distress in New Zealand workplaces - raising the bar of knowledge and practice
Jeremy Robertson, Principal, Research and Development, Umbrella Ltd  

An Introduction to health risk assessment
Jessica Clout, Occupational Health and Safety Consultant /Occupational Health Nurse, Working for Health

SafePlus: a conversation about how it happens and why it’s different to a health and safety audit
Jennie Gianotti, Manager Education Development  Guidance and Education Development, WorkSafe New Zealand

The untapped potential of safety analytics 
Chris Alderson & Phil Bolton, Director, PwC and Director, Analytics Practice, PwC Melbourne

Session 3

Maturity, strategic levers and behaviour: integrating three models to build a plan for health and safety culture development
Dan Davis, H&S Specialist, Impac Services Ltd

Learning from incidents using duty holder reviews
Neil Mookerjee, Duty Holder Review Manager, WorkSafe New Zealand

Rise of the drones -  managing the risks associated with remotely piloted aircraft systems
Nan Austin, H&S Manager, University of Waikato

Working with the HASANZ Register
Vic Tyler, Business Manager, HASANZ

Session 4

Impact of stress, fatigue and organisational uncertainty on workforce wellness and safety
Moazzim Zaidi, Consultant Occupational Medicine, Johns Hopkins Aramco Health

The future of a health and safety professional
Greg Lazzaro, Fonterra

Handling explosive emotions: proactive H&S interventions for dealing with workplace emotions: raising the bar with practical emotional intelligence training
John Faisandier, Managing Director, Thriving Under Fire

2018 USHA conference report: “without health and safety there is no wellbeing”
Andrea McMillan, Head, Health & Safety Compliance, University of Otago

Session 5

Board reporting or bored reporting - putting safety in focus
Toby Beaglehole, CEO, NZ Oil Services Ltd

Beyond the barriers and busting the myths of safety in design – learn how NZ is poised to lead the way and what you need to do
Wendi Croft, EHS Manager, Fletcher Building

Whole body vibration
Jennie Kuzman and Kerry Cheung, Health & Safety Manager, Hastings District Council, and Occupational Hygienist

An update on the Health and Safety at Work Strategy 2018-2028
Juliana Johnson, MBIE and Ketan Chandu WorkSafe

Session 6

Putting the 'health' back in health and safety: a legal perspective
Greg Cain, Partner, Kensington Swan

Culture through collaboration – sharing the “Good Yarn” programme to promote mental wellbeing
Dana Carver, Chair, Good Programmes Trust

Unlocking the latent value of hazard data, for the purpose of preventative safety - case study.
Clint Van Marrewijk Managing Director, SaferMe

Collaborating to build safety into the supply chain
Andrew Confait, Health and Safety Advisor, Site Safe