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Health and Safety Management Template

Many quarries, particularly smaller operators, continue to struggle with Health and Safety management. Recognising this, MinEx, supported by the AQA and IOQNZ, has produced a H&S template. This provides the outline of a health and safety management system. By following the guidelines and completing the templates as they apply to your quarry, you will have […]

WorkSafe NZ Vacancies

WorkSafe NZ are seeking two highly skilled and experienced individuals to join their specialist team regulating the economically important extractives / mining sector. • Utilise your quarrying expertise and knowledge • Support a healthier and safer extractives industry • Showcase your influencing skills within a regulatory environment Applications close 31 May 2017. Get more details […]

WorkSafe Website Notices

The WorkSafe NZ Website for has all manner of information to assist us with workplace safety Many have found the Notices page is a useful one.

Lifetime Certificate of Competence holders’ requirements

Lifetime Certificate of Competence holders’ requirements: WorkSafe New Zealand has published prescribed competency requirements for Certificate of Competence (CoC) holders who have a ‘lifetime CoC’ (i.e. with no expiry date). These requirements have been gazetted. Under clause 7(5) of Schedule 1 of the Health and Safety at Work (Mining Operations and Quarrying Operations) Regulations 2016, […]

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Safety Leadership Award launched by WorkSafe

WorkSafeNZ have made available anew award: A new award – Chief Inspector Safety Leadership Award is to be presented at the 2017 QuarryNZ Conference held this year in Auckland The award recognises demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement and safety leadership in the area of workplace health and safety, in both the extractives and extractives support […]

Lifetime CoC holders’ requirements

Lifetime Certificate of Competence holders’ requirements WorkSafe NZ has published prescribed competency requirements for Certificate of Competence (CoC) holders who have a ‘lifetime CoC’ (i.e. with no expiry date). These requirements have been gazetted. Under clause 7(5) of Schedule 1 of the Health and Safety at Work (Mining Operations and Quarrying Operations) Regulations 2016, a […]

WorkSafe Workshops West Coast

Inspectors from the WorkSafe High Hazards Unit and the NZ Mining Board of Examiners (BoE) will be hosting two industry workshops on the West Coast. Tuesday 9 May – GREYMOUTH Venue: The Ashley Hotel Time: 5.30pm – 8.30pm Address: 74 Tasman Street, Greymouth Wednesday 10 May – WESTPORT Venue: Buller Workingmens Club, Westport Time: 5.30pm […]

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Newsletter March 2017

March 2017 Newsletter President’s Report Branch reports QuarryNZ Conference Update Jim Macdonald Lecture Tour 2017 CPD Training Schedule Drilling & Blasting Course MinEx Update Award Nominations MITO Update Members Survey Results Advertisement—AEG Board of Examiners Update CPD—Online Upgrade MIMICO Article Advertisement—CMS Ltd New Members Previous newsletters

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