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Online symposium on workplace health and safety

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Online symposium on workplace health and safety

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Following the postponement of our conference to 2021, HASANZ is holding an online symposium for HASANZ Association members and other people with a direct interest in workplace health and safety in businesses, government and education.

Please join us for a provocative and topical afternoon of learning.

DATE: Thursday 27 August

TIME: 1pm to 4.30pm


HASANZ Association members: $129 plus GST

Non-members $149 plus GST

Link to the event will be sent out at a later date


• Official welcome and warm-up

Keynote address Managing health and safety in the virtual workplace – employer and worker responsibilities and how to make it work in practice. John Milford, Chief Executive, Wellington Chamber of Commerce and Business Central.

Case study Counting down through Covid – how we cared for our people”. The Countdown Supermarkets story of how they managed health and safety through the pandemic…everything from worker engagement, protection measures, mental health, hygiene practices, health and safety monitoring and communication. Kiri Hannifin General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Quality, Safety and Sustainability at Countdown Supermarkets.

Panel discussion Impacts of cannabis legalisation on workplace health and safety – exploring the repercussions of potential “yes” outcome in the September election.

Keynote address Psychological first aid – identifying psychological distress in ourselves and others and building awareness and support strategies for mental health. This address will go beyond Covid-19, acknowledging the mental health effects of traumatic events with practical advice on how to recognise and deal with them. Includes a handout. Rick Eisenhart, first responder and trainer at FACT Co.

• Closing remarks

There will be a high degree of audience participation through live chat sessions.

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