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Webinars – Aug-Oct 2017

The following webinars are now available: Sessions commence at 12 noon NZST Date Subject / Information Presenter RegistrationChoose Session CPD Hours CPD Competency AUGUST 2017: August 06: CONVEYORS Sean Kinder 12 noon 1 Operating and safety systems August 07: TEST METHODS Richard Ernst 12 noon 1 Operating and safety systems August 09: OPERATIONAL PLANNING Hamish […]

Orica Safe Efficient Blasting Course – Nov 2017

Registration of Interest Safe and Efficient Blasting In Quarries TRAINING PROGRAM – 3 day course OBJECTIVES To give course participants a greater understanding of drilling and blasting technology so they can carry out their jobs with greater safety and efficiency. WHO WILL BENEFIT owners, managers, regulators and contractors including: Shotfirers, Blasting Crew, Foreman, Supervisors, Engineers, […]

IOQNZ Newsletters

IOQNZ National Newsletters: Newsletter Jun 2017 Newsletter Mar 2017 Newsletter Dec 2016 Newsletter Sep 2016 Newsletter Jun 2016 Newsletter Mar 2016 Newsletter Dec 2015 Newsletter Sep 2015 Newsletter Jun 2015 Newsletter Mar 2015 Newsletter Dec 2014 Newsletter Aug 2014 Newsletter Apr 2014 Newsletter Dec 2013 Newsletter Oct 2013 Newsletter Jun 2013 Newsletter Mar 2013 Newsletter […]

Webinars June / July 2017

The following webinars are now available: Morning sessions commence at 12 noon NZST ; Afternoon sessions vary – 4 pm and 5pm NZST Date Subject / Information Presenter RegistrationChoose Session CPD Hours CPD Competency Jun 06: SOCIAL LICENCE TO OPERATE Wayne Scott PM 1 Operations and Safety systems Jun 07: Training and Verification of Competency […]

WorkSafeNZ Workshop Northland – June 20

Inspectors from the WorkSafe High Hazards Unit and the NZ Mining Board of Examiners (BoE) will be hosting in conjunction with the Institute of Quarrying an Extractives industry workshop in Whangarei. The workshop will provide information on the Certificate of Competency (CoC) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements in the regulations for safety critical roles. […]

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 […]

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 […]