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

Worried about operating your business safely in a Covid-endemic NZ? You're not alone.

30 November, 2021

The Covid-19 Delta outbreak has created a unique landscape of uncertainty for businesses as New Zealand moves from an elimination strategy to learning to live with the virus in our communities. At IMPAC our team has undertaken the same thorough risk assessment that many businesses are going through, as we all try to balance workers' rights and safety with legal obligations. Read more

IMPAC’s inaugural internship kickstarts career for an Emerging Safety Leader

3 August, 2021

As Network Partner IMPAC is proud to provide a paid internship to one of NZISM’s Emerging Safety Leaders, to kickstart their Health and Safety career. From a number of keen applicants, we are delighted to announce the successful candidate for the IMPAC Internship is Nia Gendall of Wellington. Read more

Growing the next generation of H&S Leaders - IMPAC Scholarship awarded

22 July, 2021

IMPAC, as Network Partner of NZISM’s Emerging Safety Leaders, has offered a developing health and safety professional the amazing opportunity to grow their potential with a NEBOSH training scholarship valued at $13,500. Read more

IMPAC grows with Safeworx to help more Kiwis get home safe from work

1 December, 2020

IMPAC, New Zealand’s leading Health and Safety solutions provider, has acquired a majority shareholding in personal protective and safety equipment supplier, Safeworx. Both companies are locally owned and operated, committed to helping keep Kiwi workers safe for over 20 years. Read more

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