Learning from Mistakes: A Compilation of New Zealand Workplace Incidents and H&S Training Shortcomings

28 March, 2024

Robust workplace Health and Safety (H&S) training is not just a legal obligation or simply a box to tick; it is fundamental to protecting human lives and maintaining organisational integrity. Across New Zealand's many industries, it becomes increasingly evident that the consequences of inadequate H&S training reach far beyond the confines of any single incident. A look through some real-life New Zealand workplace scenarios, where the absence of adequate training has left an indelible mark on individuals, communities, and businesses... Read more

Proactive vs. Reactive: The Benefits of Pre-emptive H&S Measures

29 February, 2024

When it comes to workplace health and safety, businesses often find themselves at a crossroads between proactive and reactive approaches. Proactive measures involve identifying and mitigating potential risks before they manifest, while reactive measures respond to incidents after they occur. Read more

ESL +IMPAC Scholarship Awarded: Mia Alunno presented valuable NEBOSH study grant

12 February, 2024

As a proud Network Partner of NZISM’s Emerging Safety Leaders, +IMPAC is thrilled to provide a valuable opportunity for a budding health and safety professional to study the internationally recognised NEBOSH International General Certificate, up to the value of $13,500. Read more

The Business Case for Workplace Safety: Benefits Beyond Compliance

30 January, 2024

New Zealand proudly boasts a range of diverse industries, each of which presents its own set of workplace hazards. Understanding and addressing these hazards is vital to creating a safer work environment. Prioritising workplace safety goes beyond mere compliance, and doing so has a positive impact on employee morale, productivity, and company reputation. Read more

Creating a Culture of Safety: Tips for Fostering a Safe and Secure Workplace in New ZealandNew News Item

20 December, 2023

Creating a secure workplace environment is paramount for the well-being of employees and the success of any organisation. In New Zealand, where workplace safety is highly prioritised, fostering a secure atmosphere requires strategic planning, strong leadership and continuous reinforcement of safety practices. The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSW Act 2015) serves as the legislative linchpin, underscoring New Zealand's dedication to proactive risk management and the creation of an environment where safety is an ingrained and shared ethos. Read more

New year – new skills! New courses coming in 2024.

8 November, 2023

We’re pleased to announce our new partnership with Make UK to deliver two internationally recognised qualifications to +IMPAC clients. Read more

Are you up to date with the new H+S Committees legislation?

28 August, 2023

The Health and Safety at Work (Health and Safety Representatives and Committees) Amendment Act has now passed into law. The changes with this Act increase workers’ access to health + safety representatives, and health + safety committees. Read more

Wondering where to go next in your H+S professional development journey?

28 August, 2023

The NEBOSH International General Certificate and the NEBOSH Diploma are both globally recognised Health + Safety qualifications, but they cater to different levels of expertise and career aspirations. Read on to find out the benefits of each course and which is the best fit for you. Read more

+IMPAC partners with InScience for essential Drug and Alcohol Testing Training

24 August, 2023

At +IMPAC, we only partner with organisations who share our passion and single-minded focus. As such, we’re pleased to recommend the services of industry-leaders in Workplace Drug and Alcohol testing – InScience. Read more

Experience shines: IMPAC’s 2023 Internship awarded to standout Emerging Safety Leader

3 August, 2023

As Network Partner, +IMPAC is proud to provide a paid internship to one of NZISM’s Emerging Safety Leaders (ESL), to kickstart their Health and Safety career. This cycle we were pleased to have a record number of quality applicants, but one in particular stood out. We are delighted to announce the successful candidate for the +IMPAC Internship is Angela Betbeder who will be based in our Auckland office. Read more