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Worksafe NZ – Proposals for WES and BEI changes – 2019

Welcome to the Workplace Exposure Standard (WES) and Biological Exposure Index (BEI) Stakeholder Consultation for 2019 This year WorkSafe New Zealand is proposing changes to the WES of 34 substances and the BEI of one substance. The substances for which we are proposing changes are as follows: WES Acetaldehyde Acrylamide Acrylonitrile Antimony trioxide 1,3-Butadiene Butyl […]

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Worksafe NZ – CPD review

2019 Review of Continuing Professional Development Nationwide workshops The New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners (the Board) has reviewed the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements as part of its responsibility under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 to issue, renew, cancel and suspend certificates of competence (CoC). It is important you have your […]

Webinar – Leadership

The Institute of Quarrying New Zealand (Inc) is delighted to tell you about a new Continuing Professional Development (CPD) webinar for our industry: The 7 Leadership Qualities for Today’s Quarry Manager.            The webinar has been developed especially for the IOQ NZ in response to the data we received from the recent IOQ NZ Member […]

March 2019 Newsletter

Features: President’s Report Webinars April-August 2019 Membership Education Survey IOQNZ Awards nominations Northland Branch Report Auckland Branch Report Canterbury Branch Report Waikato / BOP Branch Report Wellington Branch Report Marlborough / Tasman Branch Report Central Districts Branch Report Otago Branch report IOQ Education Officer IOQNZ Awards Minex UPdate MITO Update Worksafe NZ BoE update Outstanding […]

MITO – Proposed Vocational Education Reform

There are three main proposals for change: 1. Disbanding ITOs and introducing Industry Skills Bodies 2. Creating a New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, combining the 16 polytechnics 3. Establishing a centralised funding system. Upload MITO Industry Council letter

Webinars Apr-Aug 2019

The following webinars are now available: NZ sessions commence at 12 noon Date Subject / Information Presenter Registration/ Click time to Register CPD Hours CPD Competency APRIL 2019: April 8: Condition Monitoring of Conveyors Sean Kinder 12 NOON 1 Operating and Safety Systems April 12: Principles of Emergency Management Planning and Response Hamish Beattie 12 […]


IOQNZ (Inc) Educational Officer

MEDIA RELEASE The mission of the Institute of Quarrying NZ (Inc.) is to promote the fellowship, education and training of members to enhance the image and professionalism of quarrying in New Zealand. To support the delivery of this mission, the Institute of Quarrying NZ (Inc.) has announced the appointment of an Educational Officer to service […]

MITO Chairman update 3/19

PROPOSED REFORMS OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION The Government has proposed wide-ranging changes to vocational eduation in New Zealand. There are three proposals open for public consultation. The proposed reforms will: Create a national institution, replacing the 16 existing polytechnics and institutes of technology Disband Industry Training Organisations (ITOs) Centralise the funding system. It is proposed that […]


Northland Branch Technical Evening

Garth from MIMICO will present on Metso screening / crushing plants & Kobelco diggers BDX -presentation on machine support and guarding – a focus on safety 6 March 2019 32 Logyard Road,Port Nikau Print flier for noticeboards