Keep informed with our health and safety updates, insights, and interviews.

Should helmets be compulsory? | IMPAC health and safety 34

10 August, 2018

The Motor Industry Association has written to the Minister for Workplace Safety identifying several important interventions around ATVs (quad bikes) that they say would result in significantly less serious injuries and fatalities at work. Read more

How to handle sensitive events | IMPAC health and safety 33

8 August, 2018

Dame Margaret Bazley’s recently published Russell McVeagh review – an investigation into the sexual harassment at the law firm and discovery of bullying and fear among lawyers about the consequences of speaking out – is leading to an interesting chain of events. Read more

How’s your hearing? | IMPAC health and safety 32

1 August, 2018

Do you work in a noisy construction environment? Are you taking the right precautions to protect your hearing? You might be at risk of noise-induced hearing loss. Read more

HASANZ Register goes live | IMPAC health and safety 31

30 July, 2018

The HASANZ Register was launched on Friday. It’s a national, online register of verified workplace health and safety professionals – the first of it’s kind in New Zealand. Read more

Success in speaking up | IMPAC health and safety 30

26 July, 2018

Is an organisational culture which encourages people to speak up when they see something that isn’t right the number one success factor in health and safety? Read more

Family violence has no business at work | IMPAC health and safety 29

24 July, 2018

The New Zealand Human Rights Commission has combined forces with some of the country’s largest employers to publish a model workplace policy on family violence. Read more

What makes a good health and safety leader? | IMPAC health and safety 28

23 July, 2018

Nicole Rosie, WorkSafe chief executive, spoke about leadership and behaviour at the Safeguard conference. Read more

Employers need to monitor driver fatigue | IMPAC health and safety 27

18 July, 2018

Following the death of a worker who likely fell asleep at the wheel after working 197.25 hours in a fortnight, employers are strongly encouraged to have a fatigue management programme in place. Read more

Are you Good4Work? | IMPAC health and safety 26

17 July, 2018

Good4Work is a free online workplace wellbeing tool. It’s been designed for small to medium-sized workplaces and those just getting started with workplace wellbeing. Read more

What’s mental health worth? | IMPAC health and safety 25

13 July, 2018

Last month, the New South Wales Government announced a $55 million investment in workplace mental health initiatives. Read more