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

Sitting on the job? | IMPAC health and safety 44

22 November, 2018

It’s no secret that sitting in an office chair all day isn’t doing our bodies any favours. The negative effects have been well researched, documented, and published. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t things we can do to counteract the consequences. Read more

Should ACC cover sickness too? | IMPAC health and safety 43

16 November, 2018

Sir Geoffrey Palmer has stated that the Accident Compensation Corporation shouldn’t just cover people incapacitated by accidents – it should cover sickness and disability too. Read more

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week | IMPAC health and safety 42

8 October, 2018

Today marks the start of Mental Heath Awareness Week, the week-long reminder to grow, support, and nurture your wellbeing. Read more

The complexity of overlapping PCBU duties highlighted by fatality | IMPAC health and safety 41

1 October, 2018

The 2016 death of a worker in the kiwifruit industry has highlighted the complex issue of PCBU duties when multiple PCBUs are involved, and it has raised questions of health and safety accountability. Read more

Can overworking lead to diabetes for women? | IMPAC health and safety 40

19 September, 2018

A new study has revealed that working long hours has been linked with an increased risk of diabetes among women. Read more

Preparing for ISO 45001 | IMPAC health and safety 39

7 September, 2018

The new standard for health and safety management systems is here – is your business ready? Read more

Request denied for reduced fine | IMPAC health and safety 38

3 September, 2018

Three companies fined earlier in the year for failing to comply with workplace duties have requested appeals, with mixed results. Read more

Models of culture | IMPAC health and safety 37

31 August, 2018

Dan Davis, an IMPAC Health and Safety Specialist, will be presenting at the 2018 HASANZ conference. Read more

The importance of auditing | IMPAC health and safety 36

27 August, 2018

A health and safety management system gives you the framework you need to monitor and improve performance in any area you choose. Read more

Fatigue and fishing | IMPAC health and safety 35

17 August, 2018

The results of a Maritime New Zealand survey on fatigue in the fishing industry have been released. Read more