Using Safe Gear. What's that got to do with H&S?
WorkSafe now has a Cheif Advisor Innovation who is tasked with looking at ways to improve the performance of H&S in New Zealand Workplaces.
Innovation, really… that doesn’t sound like the remit of a Government Regulator. I talked to the team at WorkSafe and managed to get hold of the guy that got the Job, Daniel Hummerdal and talk to him about what this Innovation thing was really about.
WorkSafe, ACC and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) have all had input into the creation of SafePlus which is all about helping business get a handle on how well they’re performing in relation to Health and Safety in their business. We’re not talking about form filling or audits here (so I found out).
I caught up with Jennie from WorkSafe mainly to work what this was all about, if it was big brother keeping an eye on us, or was it really a way to see how a business could make things safer? (SPOILER - turns out it really is about making things safer)
We sat down with Iain Lees-Galloway - Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety - and asked him all about the new health and safety at work strategy and what that means for businesses across New Zealand.
Learn about SafePlus - the new, voluntary, health and safety performance improvement toolkit for businesses.
In this edition of WorkShop Wednesday Zane talked with Nicole Rosie the boss (Chief Executive) of WorkSafe New Zealand to find out a little bit more about what they’ve been up to and what’s happening in 2018.
Remember slip, slop, slap and wrap this summer...
It's Christmas time so we thought we'd sit down with Mike Hargreaves - General Manager at WorkSafe NZ and try and bust the top 12 Health & Safety myths to help you have a better Christmas!
Malcolm MacMillan from WorkSafe talks to Zane about the sexy new Health and Safety Performance Improvement Toolkit - ok the name isn’t sexy but the concept is OVERFLOWING with common sense, let’s help it catch on!
Did you know it's World Day for Safety and Health at Work!? Check out what it's all about...
With all the Crazy paperwork that's meant to "get us compliant" when working with contractors.
Zane asks Penny if we need to panic?