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Day 1Wednesday, 16 November 2022

3.30pm – 5.15pm

Registration open
Oceania room, Te Papa

5.00pmWalking group from Te Papa to Parliament
Oceania room, Te Papa

Weather dependent: If you would like to join a walking group from Te Papa to the Welcome Function
at Parliament, please meet in the Oceania room at Te Papa.

5.15pmTransport from Te Papa to Parliament
Outside Te Papa main entrance

There will be a bus departing from Te Papa to take you to the Welcome Function at Parliament.

5.30pm – 7.30pmWelcome function
Banquet Hall, Parliament

With official opening of conference by the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety, the Hon Michael Wood, sponsored by PwC

Day 2Thursday, 17 November 2022

8.00am – 5.30pm

Registration open/arrival tea & coffee
Oceania room, Te Papa

9.00am  - 9.15amConference opening
Amokura room, Te Papa

Pinky Agnew

9.15am - 10.05amKeynote 1: How WorkSafe is growing “how to”
Amokura room, Te Papa

Mike Hargreaves
, GM Regulatory Effectiveness & Legal and Acting CE, WorkSafe (NZ)

10.05am - 10.50am
Keynote 2: The three secrets of resilient people
Amokura room, Te Papa

Dr Lucy Hone, Adjunct Senior Professor, University of Canterbury and Co-director of the NZ Institute of Wellbeing and Resilience (NZ)

10.50am – 11.20amMorning tea
Oceania, Te Papa

11.20am – 11.50am
Concurrent session 1

Concurrent Session 1

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Session 1A
Room:  Amokura

Kaitiakitanga ­– protecting our people, environment, and culture in an iwi lead organisation
Katrina Berry, Ngāi Tahu Holdings

Growing how to

Session 1B
Room: Rangimarie 1 + 2

Applying Prevention through Design (PtD) principles in the workplace
Ian Laird, Massey University


Session 1C
Room: Icon

Why stop here? Empowering women to advance their HSE career to the senior leadership team and the board table
Jo Pugh, WorkSafe New Zealand

11.50am - 12.00pm

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12.00pm - 12.30pmConcurrent session 2

Concurrent Session 2

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Session 2A
Room: Amokura

Improving conditions for health and wellbeing in small and medium-sized enterprises in Aotearoa New Zealand
David Tappin, Massey University and
Zoë Port, Massey University

Growing how to

Session 2B
Room: Rangimarie 1 + 2

Creating safer outcomes with immersive virtual reality learning
James Coddington, Skills VR


Session 2C
Room: Icon

Reimagining Health, Safety and Wellbeing for New Zealand workers
Tamati Shepherd-Wipiiti,

12.30pm - 1.30pm

Oceania room, Te Papa

1.30pm - 2.15pmInteractive Case Study
Amokura room, Te Papa
(Please sit a table that corresponds with group number printed on nametag)

2.15pm - 2.25pmMove between sessions

2.25pm - 2.55pmConcurrent session 3

Concurrent Session 3

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Session 3A
Room: Amokura

A culture of health is more than fruit bowls and hearing tests

Carolyn Haybittle, Workplace Health Consultancy Plus

Growing how to

Session 3B
Room: Rangimarie 1 + 2

Critical Control Management application in Napier Port’s operations –  a case study of worker engagement to manage critical health and safety risks
Margaret Van Schaik, Van Schaik Health and Safety Solutions and Andrew Morton, Port of Napier


Session 3C
Room: Icon

Injury prevention initiatives
Paula Herring, ACC

Sponsored by Massey University

2.55pm - 3.05pm

Move between sessions     
3.05pm - 3.35pm
Concurrent session 4 starts

Concurrent Session 4

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Session 4A
Room: Amokura

Investigations by the regulator
Olivia Lund, Duncan Cotterill

Growing how to

Session 4B
Room: Rangimarie 1 + 2

Road to Zero and the safe system approach - reducing deaths and serious injuries on our roads
Fabian Marsh, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency 


Session 4C
Room: Icon

Psychological safety and leadership in the workplace
Sanna Malinen, University of Canterbury, Institute of Organisational Psychology 

3.35pm - 4.00pmAfternoon Tea
Oceania, Te Papa

4.00pm - 4.50pm

Keynote 3 - The influence of work on health
Amakora room, Te Papa
Associate Professor Jodi Oakman, Head of the Centre for Ergonomics and Human Factors, La Trobe University, Melbourne (AUST)

4.50pm - 5.00pm
Day 1 wrap-up
Amokura room, Te Papa

from Te Papa to the Dominion Museum Building. 
There will be a bus departing from Te Papa to take you to the Dinner at the Dominion Museum Building.

7.00pm - late

Conference dinner & dance 
sponsored by Duncan Cotterill 
The Great Hall, Dominion Museum Building
Join us for a fun night including a 3 course meal and dancing! Music provided by ‘One Man Band’ Mark Hanify.  Dress code: Dress for a party! 

Day 3Friday, 18 November 2022

8.00am - 4.00pm

Registration open/arrival tea & coffee
Oceania room, Te Papa

9.00am - 9.50amKeynote 4 - Health and safety on the ice
Amokura room, Te Papa

Sarah Williamson
, Chief Executive, Antarctica New Zealand (NZ)

9.50am - 10.40amKeynote 5 - Safety through learning – Safety II in practice 
Amokura room, Te Papa
(Via zoom) Ron Gantt, Director of Innovation & Operations, Reflect Consulting Group (USA)

10.40am- 11.10amMorning tea
Oceania room, Te Papa

11.10am - 11.40am
Concurrent session 5

Concurrent Session 5

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Session 5A
Room: Amokura

The revised approach to Health and Safety By Design (HSBD) applied to the City Rail Link Project
Andrew Richardson, Tonkin + Taylor

Growing how to

Session 5B
Room: Rangimarie 1 + 2

Building the professional capability of your safety influencers
Katie Dane
and Jessica Schofield, Fonterra


Session 5C
Room: Icon

Keeping staff well, safe and productive – how to support people to stay at work and return to work

Pam Mitchell, Tamaki Health and Natalie Hibbert, Davis Trading

11.40am - 11.50pm 

Move between sessions
11.50pm - 12.20pm

Concurrent session 6

Concurrent Session 6

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Session 6A
Room: Amokura

Using human factors and ergonomics to assess musculoskeletal injury risk – a case study in rail
Sue Alexander, Alexander Ergonomics

Growing how to

Session 6B
Rangimarie 1 + 2

Identifying and managing fatigue in New Zealand workplaces
Leigh Signal, Massey University


Session 6C
Room: Icon

Learning from tragedy – a story of culture change and vulnerability
Anthony Mitchell, Fletcher Building

12.20pm - 1.30pm

Oceania room, Te Papa

 1.30pm - 1.50pmWe are HASANZ
Amokura room, Te Papa

1.50pm - 2.40pmPanel discussion – Managing mental health and wellbeing at work
Amakora Rook, Te Papa
Panel members: Francois Barton, Executive Director of the Business Leaders’ Health and Safety Forum (Chair); Jess van Slooten, Head of Environment, Health & Safety, Brian Perry Civil Ltd. and John Eatwell, Chair of the Institute of Organisational Psychology
How do you create a work environment to help people thrive? This topical session will draw on the Business Leaders Health and Safety Forum’s “Framework for Managing Mental Health and Wellbeing at Work” and share leaders’ experience and learnings. Join the discussion!

2.40pm - 2.50 pmEnergiser
Amakora Room, Te Papa

2.50pm - 3.40pmKeynote 6 - COVID-19 communications: Making health and safety messages stick
Amokura rppm, Te Papa

(Via Zoom) Associate Professor Siouxsie Wiles, Science communicator and microbiologist, the University of Auckland  (NZ)

3.40pm-4.00pmConference close
Amakora room, Te Papa