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

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

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