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IMPAC successful in securing ACC Workplace Injury Prevention Grant | Engineered Stone Fabricator RCS Accreditation Programme

15 July, 2020

Engineered stone benchtops are nowadays a common sight as an attractive and practical workspace for the heart of the NZ home. However, it is the respirable crystalline silica (RCS), in the form of a very fine dust generated during the fabrication of such products, that is cause for significant concern in the workplace. RCS causes scarring of the tissue leading to silicosis which can cause permanent disability or death and is an emerging health issue overseas. Read more

Helping our clients drive better outcomes for their people | IMPAC health and safety

23 April, 2020

Over the past few months, we have published stories in Safeguard magazine about working with our clients to drive better health and safety outcomes for their people. Each story featured their commitment to developing the right tools, policies and training to make a step change in safety. Read more

Practical advice for COVID-19 workplace risk management | IMPAC health and safety

2 April, 2020

Well, like many of you, the past two weeks have probably been the most difficult period we have faced in our 20 year history. Hang in there - we can all get through this. We know that you are receiving considerable information during these challenging times so we will aim to keep this brief and provide practical answers to some of the COVID-19 workplace risk management questions you may have. Read more

The balance in moral risk | IMPAC health and safety

21 June, 2019

Many decisions in life and at work are not clear cut but require an evaluation of risk. An unwillingness to take any risk leads to paralysis, missed opportunities, and passive errors (not doing what ought to have been done). Excessive risk-taking leads to recklessness, expensive consequences, and active errors (doing what ought not to have been done). Read more

The Safeguard conference starts tomorrow | IMPAC health and safety

27 May, 2019

This year’s Safeguard National Health & Safety Conference starts tomorrow, Tuesday 28 May at SkyCity, with a key highlight being the New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards. Read more

IMPAC celebrates 20 years | IMPAC health and safety

9 May, 2019

IMPAC is the country’s leading provider of health and safety solutions – but the success didn’t happen overnight. Here, Tom and Richard discuss the early years, trials, tribulations, and triumphs, and what they think the future of health and safety in New Zealand will look like. Read more

How safe and healthy are you at work? | IMPAC health and safety

17 April, 2019

This year, World Day for Safety and Health at Work is on Sunday 28 April. The day serves as a timely reminder to take stock of your health and safety while at work, and to consider the areas that you and your business could improve in. Read more

ACC grant applications are now open | IMPAC health and safety

28 February, 2019

Applications are now open for ACC’s workplace injury prevention grants. Read more

Major commitment from ACC to drive health and safety initiatives | IMPAC health and safety

31 January, 2019

ACC has announced that they have earmarked $22 million over the next five years to help businesses reduce workplace injury through Workplace Injury Prevention Grant and Subsidy programmes. Read more

Congratulations, Dr Haibo Yang | IMPAC health and safety

24 January, 2019

Congratulations to Dr Haibo Yang, IMPAC’s Head of Business Intelligence, who recently completed his PhD. Read more