Automating your HSEQ Management Functions

We all know how important it is as leaders to ensure we have an effective health and safety management system (HSMS) operating within the business. A good practice HSMS is: accessible for workers, well maintained, it is user-friendly (i.e. something workers can understand a...
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Back-to-work blues? Here are some ways to get through it

Coming back to work after Christmas break can get even the best of us feeling the back-to-work blues. That meh feeling, being highly distractible, irritable, unable to concentrate, as we fall back into our normal routines. Here are some ways to help kick the back-to-work blues...
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Be SunSmart – How to be safe in the sun this summer

Be SunSmart – how to be safe in the sun this summer at work and at home. Did you know? The shorter the shadow, the stronger the UV Rays! With summer approaching, now is a good time to remind ourselves of the importance of being safe in the sun. Being SunSmart means...
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Sitting too much? Here’s how to get moving at work

Are you sitting too much? We sit at our desks, we sit in our cars and then we sit to eat and watch TV. You’ve probably heard the saying that “sitting is the new smoking”. We are generally aware that sitting for long periods is not good for us. Studies have shown that spending...
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Intesafety’s HASANZ Registered Health and Safety Professionals

We are proud to announce that Intesafety’s Aaron Neighbours and Ken Rees are both HASANZ registered health and safety professionals. What is the HASANZ Register? The Health and Safety Association of New Zealand (HASANZ) is the umbrella organisation representing workplace...
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Getting on with the ISO 45001 Transition

Getting on with the ISO 45001 Transition Internationally, there have been many attempts to identify the success factors for effective Health and Safety programmes and develop the relative management systems. New Zealand business has primarily followed the AS/NZS 4801, 4804 and...
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Make ISO 45001 your Workplace Health and Safety Management Objective

Recently I had the pleasure of attending an ISO 45001 briefing regarding the transition from the terminal AS/NZS 4801 & 18001 Health and Safety Management Standards criteria. What struck me during the presentation was the alignment to Intesafety’s existing approach of...
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Conducting an Effective Workgroup Toolbox Meeting

The importance of toolbox meetings, or ‘toolbox talks’. An effective workgroup toolbox meeting is one of the most vital methods of proactive communication and consultation within any organisation. Toolbox meeting key objectives are aimed at engagement, improving...
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Have you Implemented your Health and Safety System Effectively?

Have you implemented your health and safety system effectively? At Intesafety, we regularly undertake reviews of PCBU Health and Safety Systems and Processes. This isn’t only for compliance purposes, but also as a measure of whether it “fits” the organisation and is relative to...
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Assessing & Managing Your Principal/Critical Risks

Have you identified your principal/critical risks? How are you maintaining your due diligence obligations? What’s your risk appetite? Have you identified what can go wrong, how can it happen and what the result will be? What is a Principal/Critical Risk? WorkSafe NZ refer to...
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