Events

Upcoming Events

HASANZ | Conference | Sharing Know How and Growing How To

HASANZ Conference 2022 has moved to November.

Reconnect with key players in NewZealand’s health and safety community, business leaders and policy makers. Takeaway practical knowledge and tools to make your workplace healthier and safer. See the programme for keynote speakers and a choice of 18 presentations. Current registrations roll over.

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NZCB | 23rd Conference and Expo

The building industry boom will start to slow down and there will be a need for more resilience as we learn to live with the effects of COVID-19.

How will we do this? By showing strong leadership, looking after our staff wellbeing, keeping communication lines open, helping each other, and learning from our past experiences. With this in mind, the theme for the 2022 New Zealand Certified Builders (NZCB) Conference and Expo is Resilience and Recovery.

This will be an invaluable opportunity for you to network with trade industry experts and like-minded builders/members in a face-to-face and casual setting, while ensuring you and your staff are up-to-date with the continual changes within the building and construction industry.

You will also get to meet Chris Polaczuk and hear all about the Work Should Not Hurt programme.

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CONZTRUCT | Trade Show

CONZTRUCT is New Zealand’s largest travelling trade show for industry professionals.

Attracting thousands of builders, electricians, architects, designers, and other trade professionals, CONZTRUCT is free to attend for anyone who works in the construction industry.

Each event covers the residential, commercial and industrial sectors, and includes an expo showcasing a diverse range of products and services from brand leaders. There’s plenty of food and drinks and lots of interactive activities, including demonstrations, stand competitions and industry updates. There are also lots of on-the-day exclusive deals available only to attendees.

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Past Events

Te Wā Tuku Reo Māori 2022 | Māori Language Week 2022

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Engaging Solutions | Power to Engage Master Class | Two day workshop

Learn the basics of design and delivery for adult learners.

You will also acquire a set of proven skills that will help you engage any content with any audience. These skills are a fantastic compliment to any tertiary qualification you might have or be undertaking in adult education as we show you powerful engagement techniques that go way beyond box tick learning.

These workshops have limited spaces to ensure you get maximum one on one coaching. There is an early bird offer currently running until the 1s July which offers a $200 saving. When prompted at the check out just type in EARLYBIRDAUCK to redeem.

Here's what you will learn, plus more:

  • How to connect an audience, as quickly as possible
  • Maximise your coaching techniques to champion learners to success
  • How to use your room to maximum effect
  • Learning theories and styles suited for adult learners
  • How to ask questions that avoid a silent response
  • Secrets behind body language

“Attend this course to learn heaps of tips and tricks to help energise your facilitation techniques. Build your confidence as a facilitator in a safe environment with likeminded people and have loads of fun along the way you won't regret attending!!!”

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CCNZ Conference 2022 | Te Pae Convention Centre, Christchurch

The Civil Contractors New Zealand and Hire Industry Association of New Zealand look forward to welcoming you to their 2022 Conference.

It will be held at Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre, Christchurch on Thursday 4 to Friday 5 August 2022.

Civil contractors and the hire industry have a lot in common.

This year’s conference emblem is the braided river – a nod to the Cantabrian hosts and also to the way our industries connect to keep the country running.

Make sure you’re there to forge strong relationships, enjoy our awesome social events, and connect the services and equipment you have to offer with the right people.

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Building & Construction Regulation & Law Conference 2022

Building & Construction Regulation & Law conference will explore the latest developments in regulation and law and analyse the impact that building law reforms will have on the industry.

The conference will also address risk, contract management and complex dispute resolutions - all issues that companies operating in the built environment need to address to adapt and rise above the challenges of 2022.

When registering use the promotional Code MCC9N0 to claim the 10% discount available for CHASNZ members. The discount applies to new registrations and cannot be used with any other discounts (other than Super Saver or Early Bird pricing). Super saver pricing ends 14 June 2022.

Check the full agenda here.

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The National Safety Show 2022

The National Safety Show is joining forces again in 2022 with Facilities Integrate and BuildNZ.

The National Safety Show is the largest event in New Zealand dedicated to workplace safety. The National Safety Show provides the opportunity to explore new products, services and innovations from the safety industry. Our educational seminars, workshops and networking lounges arm you with all the information and resources you need to keep up to date with the HSWA, protect your employees and your business, all under one roof.

This is a trade-only exhibition for people who design, construct and manage New Zealand’s buildings and facilities. The combined shows will be located separately but alongside each other.

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Electricity Engineers' Association (EEA) | EEA2022 Conference | 'Delivering a Net Zero Carbon Energy Future'

Calling all curious and enthusiastic members of the electricity supply community!

The Electricity Engineers' Association conference serves to nurture and grow our industry capability and prepare the next generation of engineering and safety leaders, innovators, influencers, and change-makers to ensure Aotearoa’s energy future.

The Electricity Engineers' Association conference will include a comprehensive Trade Exhibition.

The Trade Exhibition will provide an opportunity for businesses from around the world and New Zealand to showcase technology, services, people and products, and for attendees to get ‘hands-on’ with the solutions you need. The Trade Exhibition also provides excellent networking opportunities which is especially important in this time of change.

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Men's Health Week 2022

Mens Health Week focuses on the health issues all men face, and raises awareness of steps men can take to help address these.

Men’s Health Week aims to help you get right on top of your biggest and most important asset – your health. The sole purpose at MHW is to get guys to think a little more and know a little more about their health. Take the short Men's Health Survey, answer every question then press 'get my score'.

We want to encourage men to start with the small steps that can enable them to turn their health issues around. Little steps can – and will – make big differences. We just have to start. Each and every year, millions of men around the world die as a result of diseases that are, for the most part, entirely preventable. Eight guys in New Zealand die from one every day, try one of these useful quizzes:

Last year on RNZ's Sunday Morning, Jim Mora and Greg Murphy discussed a range of aspects of 2021 Men’s Health Week.

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New Zealand Plumbing Conference | Early Bird Registrations Open

The 2022 New Zealand Plumbing Conference will be held in the stunning Rotorua.

The 2022 New Zealand Plumbing Conference combines valuable business, product, and technical information to gather your team together and move forward. The Conference also includes a Women in Plumbing component to the programme.

The CHASNZ Work Should Not Hurt programme will be represented at this event, be sure to come and say "Hi!".

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RANZ Conference 2022

The Roofing Association of New Zealand (RANZ) represents over 300 NZ roofing member businesses nationwide.

RANZ may have cracked it for RANZ Conference 2022 with NZ's favourite psychologist, Nigel Latta, tailoring his expert perspective for the roofing community. He'll be covering what defines 'success', mental toughness and more highly relevant topics to help set you up to navigate the year ahead. You will also get to meet Chris P and hear all about the Work Should Not Hurt programme.

You can find more on the RANZ Facebook event page.

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Construction Sector Accord | Innovation in Construction | Webinar Series

The New Zealand construction sector has a productivity challenge.

For more than twenty years the industry has ranked the second highest in GDP growth, but only ninth in labour productivity growth. Innovation is vital to increase our productivity and for us to achieve a productive and profitable sector, we need to embrace new ways of constructing.

While there are pockets of innovation happening across the industry, it’s still challenging for new ideas to break through. We need to create an innovation ecosystem, where new tools, products, practices and technologies are constantly developed, tried and tested.

Join this free webinar to learn more about why innovation is important for the construction sector, how we are advancing across different industries and some of the current barriers to innovation. Listen to experts from Government and industry who will share case studies and advice about some of the technologies and practices that they are championing across our sector.


Speakers:

  • DEREK JANNINGS, Digital Engineering Programme Manager, KiwiRail
  • WAFAEY SWELIM, Director, QOROX
  • ROHAN BUSH, Director of Building Sustainability Innovation and Standards, Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities
  • JOHANN BETZ, Founder and Director, Offsite Design

Learn more about the Construction Sector Accord.

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SARNZ | Working safer and smarter | Work Should Not Hurt Programme

Preventing scaffolder construction injuries

Everybody knows a tradie with a sore back, injured shoulder, or crook knees. Many accept that working through a sprain or strain comes with the territory, yet it shouldn't. We need to work smarter, not harder! CHASNZ has used data powered by ACC to create the Work Should Not Hurt Programme, which is being implemented across the New Zealand construction sector to ensure tradespeople can enjoy long, pain-free careers and retire when they need to - not prematurely due to a work related injury.

If you want to learn more in person, book a space at the upcoming Wellington meet up:

Wednesday 11th May 2022, 6.00pm - 7.30pm at Spruce Goose, Wellington

Presented by:

Read more about this trade wide issue here; in the SARNZ article, Scaffolders welcome investment into preventing construction injuries
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ShopCare | Hand/ Arm Vibration Syndrome | How to manage it

Hand and Arm Vibration Syndrome - how to manage it

- with Jason Johnstone, CEO of Vibration Action

Jason was employed as an operator/trainer at Tiwai Point smelter for 15 years until he had to stop work due to nerve damage to his fingers as a result of constant exposure to vibration from hand tools. There was a lack of realistically priced systems for adequately measuring and preventing the problem, so he decided to investigate developing a solution. The result is the Vibration Action system. Vibration Action is designed for daily monitoring with real-time alerts and reports.

Via Zoom on 7th April, 12pm, Jason will talk about:

  • Experience with being medically retired at a young age
  • The battles with organisations in getting the right help
  • Why won’t the overseas systems work in New Zealand
  • Industry support and trial program feedback
  • What did the vibration data tell us?
  • Company feedback on vibration data
  • Employee feedback on monitoring their vibration exposure

Information from WorkSafe:

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Construction Sector Accord | How to deliver broader outcomes in construction

Why are broader outcomes important?

The construction sector alone contributed $17 billion to the country’s GDP in 2020 and employs more than 200,000 New Zealanders, but there are significant opportunities in the sector that go beyond constructing new works. These opportunities are also known as broader outcomes – the additional benefits that can be achieved by the way a service, project or goods are produced or delivered. These outcomes can be social, environmental, cultural or economic benefits that deliver long-term public value for New Zealand.

Embedding broader outcomes into construction projects will help create a higher performing industry, which is why Government agencies and construction companies across the country are already making these outcomes a key part of their projects. To help the sector on this journey, the Construction Sector Accord has published new guidance to support government buyers and industry suppliers in applying broader outcomes in construction procurement.

Join this free webinar to learn more about why broader outcomes are important, how to use the Accord’s guidelines and how to implement these outcomes into construction projects. Listen to experts from Government and industry as they share examples of how they’ve used broader outcomes in their projects and some of the lessons learnt in the process.

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Electricity Engineers' Association (EEA) | RE-ENERGISE – NGĀ MAHI A MĀUI: 2ND WEBINAR

Re-Energise – Ngā Mahi A Māui, is a workforce development strategy, which offers a deep dive into Aotearoa New Zealand’s Electricity Supply Industry talent shortage against a backdrop of rising electricity demand and a tight labour market, with actionable recommendations. This report was launched in early February 2022.

Join EEA at 3.00 - 4.00 pm on Thursday 3rd March 2022 for an interactive webinar on the newly launched Re-Energise – Ngā Mahi A Māui report.

Waihanga Ara Rau Workforce Development Council developed the report with input from industry including Connexis, Orion, Transpower, Genesis, Powerco, Counties Energy, Connetics and the Electricity Engineers’ Association.

It was formed through collective insights shared by industry experts, employees, trainers, leaders and school children. This webinar will be hosted by Mike Grumball from Waihanga Ara Rau (Construction & Infrastructure) who will share insights from the empathy research and outline the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead.  Discussion will be focused on how to unite the industry to action and implement the key findings.

A Q&A session will follow the presentation.


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Postponed | PlaceMakers Christchurch | Mates in Construction - Mental Health Evening

The Construction industry has the worst record for suicide in any industry in New Zealand, and right now our industry is facing huge pressures and complexities.
This session could help save your life, your mate’s lives, or your business.

Speakers will include:
- Mates in Construction - Real tools to help your team deal with challenges
- Grant Close - Supply chain update
- Matt Doocey - National Party spokesperson for Mental Health
- BDO - Financial health checks for your business

RSVP to melanie.parsons@placemakers.co.nz

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ACE New Zealand | 2021 ACE Awards online

With COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions, the 2021 ACE Awards have been a long time coming – but they are happening online this month and everyone is invited!

Hosted by Nadine Higgins, this online presentation will celebrate the amazing work our award winners have achieved for communities across Aotearoa.

Get your team together for a viewing party (following red traffic light setting rules of course) and join the conversation on social media with #aceawards2021.

The following awards will be presented:

  • Emerging Leader Award
  • Student Awards
  • President’s Award
  • Honorary Life Members
  • Merit Awards
  • Silver Awards
  • Gold Awards

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ACE/Engineering New Zealand CE Forum | Webinar: Omicron Advice and Response

Are you a Chief Executive? ACE and Engineering New Zealand are hosting a webinar, Omicron Advice and Response.

CHASNZ CEO, Chris Alderson will present and then participate in the Question and Answer session:

  • Event: ACE/Engineering New Zealand CE Forum
  • Date: Wednesday 16th February 2022
  • Time: 8-9am
  • Location: Virtual via MS Teams - register by emailing richard.templer@engineeringnz.org

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CHASNZ & SiteSafe | Webinar | COVID-19 Protection Framework Protocols for the Construction Industry

Hosted by CHASNZ and Site Safe

As part of the release of the new COVID-19 Protection Framework Protocols for the Construction Industry, CHASNZ invites you to a free session to share what is new, the same and different in the updated Protocols. You are encouraged to share this invite with your team and network.

  • Gain an understanding of the new Standards and Framework to improve the health of our workforce
  • Improve the standard of health and safety performance
  • Ensure your site is operating / you are tendering with the correct operations in place
  • Provide guidance to best utilise the new Framework
  • Who do these protocols affect? Take away the key points to share with your workforce

When: Nov 29, 2021 12:00PM

Topic: Webinar | COVID-19 Protection Framework Protocols for theConstruction Industry

Click the link below to join the webinar

Webinar ID: 853 5879 5094

Or One tap mobile :

New Zealand: +6436590603, 85358795094#  or+6448860026,,85358795094#

Or Telephone:

Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

New Zealand: +64 3 6590603  or +64 4 886 0026  or +64 9 884 6780

International numbers available here.

You can register for this free webinar via Eventbrite.

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Ministry of Health | BIZ WEBINAR INVITATION: Vaccine Pass use & employment matters under the COVID-19 Protection Framework

Vaccine Pass use in workplaces and business settings, and employment matters under the new COVID-19 Protection Framework

Friday 19 November 2021

12:00 – 1:00 pm


The COVID-19 Protection Framework will bring us a world where we are freer to move and live with less disruption. It will offer the stability businesses need to plan for the future.


Today Government confirmed that subject to confirmation by Cabinet, New Zealand will move into the framework soon after 29th November. Auckland and those parts of the country with lower vaccination rates will move into the new system at Red. The rest of the country will move to Orange. 


Under the new framework, businesses may be required to check customers’ My Vaccine Pass with the NZ Pass Verifier app, available later this month. This will depend on your sector or the choices you have made about how you will operate under the new framework. 


If you’re a business manager or leader, or in employment relations, corporate affairs or health and safety related role, this webinar is for you. Join representatives from the Ministry of Health, MBIE, and DPMC to learn about the Vaccine Pass and verification programme, plus matters related to vaccination and employment relations under the COVID-19 Protection Framework. 


This business information webinar takes place on Friday 19th November 2021, 12:00 – 1:00 pm via Zoom.

Click here to join the webinar:    https://mbie.zoom.us/j/84393353723?pwd=dUZndkpwSGFxYlNHK2gzaGdKS3dFQT09

Password: 514744


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Construction Sector Accord | Presenting Tōtika – streamlining health and safety pre-qualification

Tōtika was designed to streamline the health and safety pre-qualification process for our construction sector. Prior to its development there was no common standard and suppliers had to pre-qualify through various different schemes – creating inefficiency in the supply chain.

The new system aims to simplify the process and create one standard for all health and safety pre-qualification across the construction sector – where suppliers only have to complete the process once for all buyers of their services. Tōtika was developed by Construction Health and Safety New Zealand (CHASNZ) working with representatives from across the industry, including the Construction Sector Accord.

The Accord is partnering with CHASNZ for this free webinar to discuss the new system and its impact on the construction sector. Speakers will discuss a variety of key issues, including why Tōtika was needed, how it was developed, what the benefits are for the construction sector and practical advice for clients, suppliers and contractors using the new scheme.

SPEAKERS

ROGER MCRAE

Independent Chairperson, Construction Health and Safety New Zealand (CHASNZ)

CHASNZ is a charitable trust developed in 2018 with the objective of improving the lives of construction workers by raising the standard of health and safety culture and performance across our construction industry. Roger has over 35 years' experience in the construction sector in New Zealand and overseas, he will talk about why this change was needed, why pre-qualification is important and where things are at with the rollout of the scheme.


JON HARPER-SLADE

General Manager Health and Safety Innovation, Construction Health and Safety New Zealand (CHASNZ)

Jon has an essential role at CHASNZ, undertaking key initiatives and researching innovative solutions that contribute to the organisation’s aspirations for a world class construction health and safety environment. Jon will discuss how Tōtika was developed, the benefits for the construction sector and advice for clients, suppliers and contractors using the new scheme.


CAT SALT

Zero Harm Lead for Capital Projects and Asset Development, KiwiRail

KiwiRail is one of New Zealand’s largest employers, with staff in more than 50 towns and cities across the country. Health and safety assessment is crucial to its operations, but previous schemes have been inefficient with conflicting requirements. Cat will explain the role of pre-qualification for KiwiRail and how the team are using the new scheme.


BARRY BIGNELL

Executive General Manager Zero Harm, Downer

Downer’s zero harm culture is built on leading and inspiring, managing risk, rethinking processes, applying lessons learnt, and adopting and adapting practices that aim to achieve zero work-related injuries. Barry will discuss some of the issues Downer has encountered with the previous health and safety pre-qualification schemes and provide his take on Tōtika.


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Canterbury Safety Charter | Mental Health Toolbox Training Workshop

Mates In Construction will provide information on ‘Mental ‘Health Toolbox Training.  The toolbox gives people the tools and confidence to be able to have the often difficult conversations.

In addition, Chris Polaczuk, CHASNZ will speak on musculoskeletal disorders (MSD). These injuries are the largest contributor to workplace loss time injuries, and also long term health outcomes. Chris will provide a framework for a range of initiatives to address this issue in the construction industry.

Finger food breakfast will be provided.

Registrations limited.

FREE workshop for Safety Charter Members. Non-members $35+gst payable on Invoice.

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MATES in Construction | Fly the Flag 2021

Fly the Flag was postponed in September due to COVID-19.

This year, during the whole month of November, MATES in Construction will be raising awareness of the importance of talking about mental health and suicide prevention across our industry.

MATES want your help to spread the message far and wide.

Why is it so important for you to be involved in this campaign?

  • The construction industry has the highest rate of suicide when compared to all other industries in New Zealand.
  • The construction industry loses at least ONE person every week to suicide in construction, that’s more than 52 lives a year, which is the equivalent of 10 per cent of New Zealand’s total suicide rate.
  • We are 6 times more likely to lose somebody in our industry to suicide than we are to a workplace accident.
  • We are a heavily male dominated industry and 99% of those that we lose to suicide in our industry are our men.

Flying the MATES Flag shows your support and raises awareness of suicide prevention in the industry. It is a display to the broader community that the construction industry is actively involved in the prevention of suicide. Organise an event to happen during the week of Fly the Flag 8th – 12th of November. Have a BBQ on site or toolbox talk. Spread the word that it’s OK to talk about mental health and well-being and share your stories.

Share your Fly the Flag on social media by tagging @matesinconstructionnewzealand and using the hashtag #FLYTHEFLAG2021

     
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PlaceMakers Christchurch | Construction Industry Vaccination Day

PlaceMakers Christchurch has teamed up with Canterbury DHB’s COVID-19 Vaccination team to put on a one day drop in vaccination clinic. They are hosting a drop-in vaccination day on Sunday 31st October, from 10am - 2pm at PlaceMakers Riccarton in Christchurch.

This event is open to everyone in the community, the Canterbury COVID-19 Vaccination team will be running this clinic in the PlaceMakers Riccarton car park.

[video] Click this image to hear from the construction team

No bookings required, just drop-in

The drop-in centre will be operating from 10am to 2pm for your first or second jab. Bring your whole team or family along! Health professionals will be on-site to answer any vaccination related questions you may have.

PlaceMakers Christchurch has arranged a huge number of FREE giveaways for people who receive a vaccination on the day, all whilst stocks last:

  • All Day BBQ Breakfast
  • Hot drinks
  • Energy drinks
  • $25 PlaceMakers Vouchers
  • 250x $25 PAK’nSAVE Vouchers
  • 40x $15 Subway Vouchers
  • Crusaders Beanies
  • Crusaders Subbie Holders
  • Crusaders Coffee Cups
  • Crusaders Dry Bags

Builders Only giveaways:

  • 50x Milwaukee Jackets (RRP $180)
  • 50x Makita Batteries
  • $100 Milwaukee Power Tool Vouchers
  • Raffle for 4x $1,000 Account Credits

This event has been supported by:

  • PAK’nSAVE Riccarton
  • Milwaukee Power Tools
  • Makita
  • Thermakraft
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Ministry of Health | Addressing vaccine hesitancy in the workplace – a webinar for people managers and leaders

Once the 90% vaccination target is reached, we’re said to shift to the new COVID Protection Framework. The Framework will allow more personal freedom as we return to more usual economic and social activity. To accelerate our journey toward 90%, what can workplaces do differently to motivate unvaccinated team members? Is a new approach now required?

Join the Ministry of Health to hear from clinical psychologists, medical practitioners and other experts about the causes of vaccine hesitancy and how to address it safely and effectively in the workplace. With a special focus on Māori and Pacific people, learn what affects decision making processes and what supports can drive positive attitudinal change toward vaccination.

Before taking your questions, you’ll hear from experts including:

  • Dr Anthony Jordan (Ngāti Wai) – Physician, Clinical Immunologist, and member of the National Māori Pandemic group Te Rōpū Whakakaupapa Urutā
  • Dr Hinamaha Lutui – GP, and Clinical Director Alliance Health +
  • Rachel Prebble - Clinical psychologist and Organisation Development manager at Capital & Coast District Health Board

If you’re an employer or people manager, are in a Health Safety and Wellbeing, internal communications or related role – this webinar is for you.

Friday 29th October, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

To join this webinar, you will need either a computer or mobile app to use the Microsoft Teams App.

Alternatively, call in (for audio only) +64 4-280 2674 and enter the Phone Conference PIN ID number: 782 613 569#.

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Canterbury Safety Charter | BIMSafe Launch

The New Zealand Construction Industry has one of the highest rates of accidents and injury. BIMSafe NZ is set to be a ‘game changer’ for construction safety worker outcomes and is an exciting opportunity to bring about meaningful industry change.

Hear about the Project from guest speakers:  BIM Worksafe group, ACC, MBIE and Ngāi Tahu.

Morning tea from 10.30am
Presentation 11am - 12pm


If you are unable to join in person on Friday, you can do so via Zoom, using your laptop or device.

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ShopCare | What does good look like? Critical Risk Management Programme and Governance

Every executive, manager, and worker, as well as the owners of every business has a legal responsibility to keep people safe. Join Terry Johnson and ShopCare on one of the dates below in a special webinar. The webinar will cover key elements and share insights, on the fundamentals of a critical risk management programme, that can drive visibility in your organisation, and provide assurance to your leadership team and board of the efficacy of the programme. This webinar is aimed at providing insights to what good looks like for all CEO’s, MD’s, Country Managers, Supply Chain Leads, Health and Safety Leads, Human Resource Leads, and Legal Advisors. Terry Johnson has led H&S strategy and governance for national and international organisations, including The Warehouse Group, Fonterra, DuPont, and clients of Simpson Grierson. 1 Hour webinar details:
- 25 June 2021 at 11 am
- 29 July 2021 at 10 am
- 26 August 2021 at 10 am
- 30 September 2021 at 1 pm Do not miss out on this valuable opportunity to engage with a highly experienced industry leader on critical risk management and Governance. If you are a business leader with Health and Safety responsibilities, you should attend this webinar.

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Construction Sector Accord | How Digital Tools can Grow your Construction Business

Do you want to understand how digital tools could help improve your business? The Construction Sector Accord is partnering with the Government-funded Digital Boost programme to show how using digital tools can improve your online capabilities – including marketing, accounting, risk management, project management, cashflow and operations. In this free webinar you will learn about free online courses to improve your digital knowledge and hear from digital experts about how construction sector businesses are embracing digital technology. Listen to experts from Government and industry as they share lessons learnt and best practice to improve our sector.

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Public Sector Network | Strategic Workforce Planning

An ever-increasing volume of data is becoming available to organisations as the New Zealand population takes a further step into living and working more digitally. Thus, leaders in the public sector are seeking to glean more constructive insights about new workplace capabilities to better engage employees, benefit culture, and enhance organisational performance. Strategic workforce planning is crucial in shaping and managing the workforce of the future in an intelligent manner. Many forward-looking
organisations around the country are already exploiting this technique to acquire top talent, further explore innovative technology to design a more contingent workforce, and harnessing data to dramatically improve decision-making and predict behaviours and outcomes.

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NZIOB | COVID-19: Getting site-ready for Alert Level 3

This webinar will provide critical guidance to the construction industry as we prepare for moving down COVID-19 Alert Levels. The Governments most recent announcement is that the country south of Auckland will go to Level 3 on Tuesday night at 11:59pm, so the content of this webinar will assist the industry in preparing itself for a return to construction sites.

The speaker line-up will provide attendees with both the regulatory and practical tools they will need for the pending return to site. Speakers are:

CHASNZ CEO, Chris Alderson who will provide a summary of the 2021 Alert Level 3 Protocols for Construction, which were updated in the last week; and
Project Director, Jason Carnie and HSE Manager - North, Wayne O'Brien from Hawkins as well as James Peacock, Director of RCP, who have been operating a critical infrastructure project at Middlemore Neonatal Unit throughout Level 4 Lockdown.

This webinar is free for NZIOB & Site Safe Members, $25 plus GST for Non-Members.

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MinterEllisonRuddWatts | Vaccinated Workers on Construction Sites

The COVID-19 landscape in New Zealand has changed again, now that the Delta variant has arrived on our shores and the vaccine roll-out is being accelerated. With this backdrop, can principals/owners lawfully prohibit unvaccinated workers from their construction and infrastructure sites? What are the wider governance implications for those businesses that are running both development and operational sites?

Don't miss this opportunity to hear from and ask your questions to ensure that you can make an informed decision and keep your site safe.

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SARNZ | Conference & Trade Show 2021

This year, SARNZ will look at highlights from the past and then look to today's way of working in and managing a scaffolding/rigging company, with all the changes we have seen (with things such as training, technology and regulations) and look at what is to come. This conference will focus on the technological changes to the industry, planning for the future and hearing from those that have shaped our industry. This is a members only conference and will provide networking opportunities as well as the chance to learn from a variety of talented presenters.

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The New Zealand Building Industry Awards 2021 | Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner

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Master Builders | Constructive 2021 | Tackling the issues facing commercial and residential construction

Constructive will open with their State of the Sector Survey. The annual survey provides a stocktake of what is happening across the broader construction landscape – what is working well and what is not. Sector leaders and Government will reflect and discuss the findings, providing insight on what this means for the future of the sector.

You will hear more from the Construction Sector Accord – understanding what has been achieved to date, and more importantly, what's next.

Great initiatives will be celebrated, that are already happening. Public and private sector leaders will be brought together to talk about the new solutions being delivered. A key part of these projects is partnerships between developers, Government, communities and Iwi.

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CCNZ | The Contractors Conference and Industry Exhibition 2021

It's a chance for civil contractors to speak up and have their say, a chance to have a great time with other people from across New Zealand that understand the challenges and opportunities involved in getting the job done. Technical masterclasses and hands-on know-how will be at the conference, alongside decision makers and equipment providers.

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Safeguard | New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards 2021 - Gala Dinner & Awards Presentation

The New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards have been run each year since 2005. They are conceived and run by Safeguard with the support of WorkSafe New Zealand and ACC. The finalists in the New Zealand Workplace Health and Safety Awards for 2021 have been decided. The winners in each of the categories, and an overall winner, will be announced at this event.

Since their inception in 2005, the awards have become established as an annual highlight for everyone involved in the prevention of work injury and ill-health.

Peter Bateman, Safeguard editor and convenor of the six-person judging panel, says this year’s entries demonstrate the wide variety of health, safety and wellbeing initiatives that continued to be delivered, despite the necessary and ongoing focus on COVID-19.

“These awards serve two purposes: to publicly recognise good work and to ensure good ideas are spread as widely as possible so that they inspire action elsewhere. The judges congratulate all finalists and we look forward to seeing their best work challenge existing thinking in the quest for continuous improvement.”

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MSD Symposium | Safety by design - building workplace capability

The MSD Symposium is fully online and features international and national experts, industry case studies, an expo and networking. The three-day symposium focuses on safety by design. Presentations will focus on the latest evidence and systems thinking for preventing MSDs and designing healthy and safe work now and into the future. Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is pleased to host this national event on behalf of the Heads of Workplace Safety Authorities.

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Trade Show | Master Electricians Canterbury & Westland Branch Electrical

This event is FREE to those who work in the electrical and related industries. Schools are encouraged to attend and talk with the Electrical Training Company (ETCO) about electrical apprenticeships. This event has been organised by Master Electricians and is sponsored by ETCO and Redpaths. CHASNZ CEO, Chris Alderson and recently appointed Programme Manager, Ergonomics, Chris Polaczuk will be presenting 'Avoiding discomfort and injury on the job'.

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NZISM | Working in and around vehicles safely: A collective approach

ShopCare and NZISM are pleased to host Ruth Cook, Engagement Lead from WorkSafe. Ruth will talk about WorkSafe’s working in and around vehicle program of work. This is a great opportunity to engage first hand with the regulator and understand the implications and opportunities of Worksafe's stream of work on your business. There will also be time for questions and answers at the end.

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CCNZ | Wellington Wairarapa CablePrice Excavator Operator Competition

The Wellington & Wairarapa region’s finest excavator operators will battle it out on 27 February 2021 at the Upper Hutt Summer Carnival, held at Trentham Memorial Park. The crowned regional champion will have the chance to battle it out against regional finalists from other branches throughout the country at the annual National Excavator Operator Competition, held at the Central Districts Field Days in Feilding from 18-20 March 2021.

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Canterbury Safety Charter | Looking after ourselves, Looking after others

The first Charter Health and Safety Leaders Group workshop for 2021 is called “Looking after ourselves, Looking after others”.

Health and Safety professionals and representatives spend a lot of their time looking out for others, so how can we best look after ourselves to enable us to do our jobs more effectively.

This interactive workshop will look at a few key things we can all do to make our work and lives less stressful, more satisfied, and more empowered.

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BRANZ | Answers 2021

This seminar aims to give you the answers to a wide range of practical questions relating to new ways of doing things in the residential building and construction industry. You will look at new types of buildings, new types of products and systems, new ways to increase the performance of buildings and upcoming regulatory changes. Suggested audience: Architects, designers, specifiers, builders, group home builders, building officials, apprentices and students.The seminar will be presented by Greg Burn – NZCD (Arch), Dip Bus (Marketing) - Structure Ltd.

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CONZTRUCT | Professional development workshops

Learning at CONZTRUCT allows you to complete some ‘on-the-job learning’ requirements. You may be eligible to claim LBP or CPD points by attending the workshops run at CONZTRUCT, or by learning about building industry systems through the event partners. Topics include: Pending changes to building legislation, Passing an inspection (Auckland) and Exempt building work under Schedule 1 of the Building Act 2004. CONZTRUCT will be travelling to 23 destinations across the country in 2021, supporting the industry with quality learning opportunities, the latest news on product advancements and sector developments, and the opportunity to network with a broad cross-section of the industry. The great news is, CONZTRUCT is entirely free for anyone who works in the construction industry, sponsored by Productspec Smartspec, Carters, J.A Russell Ltd and Radcliffe Electrical.

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Construction Sector Accord - Webinar 5 - Lessons learnt and reflections from 2020

Industry leaders from the Construction Sector Accord will talk about issues in the sector, the impact of COVID-19, the future of the construction sector, and share lessons learnt. The webinar will include a panel discussion and Q & A.

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The National Safety Show

*NEW DATE*

The National Safety Show is the largest event dedicated to workplace health and safety in New Zealand. The National Safety Show provides an opportunity for you to understand and update yourself and your staff on the latest legislation, explore new products, services and innovations catered to New Zealand’s safety industry reducing your risk and protecting your bottom line.

The National Safety Show is a free trade exhibition, where you can meet safety experts and professionals that can help you keep your workplace safe and make sure your business keeps operating even if the worst were to happen.

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Construction Sector Accord - Webinar 4 - The Role of Diversity in the Construction Sector

The Construction Sector Accord is proud to partner with Diversity Works NZ, the national body for workplace diversity and inclusion, on this webinar. Promoting and supporting diversity in construction is a key focus for the Accord. It is a core component of the People Development workstream within the Accord’s three-year Transformation Plan.

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Safeguard Awards 2020

Come along with your team and celebrate the very best health and safety initiatives and network with industry leaders. Pick up valuable ideas to take back to your own work environment and be inspired by the ingenuity, dedication and sheer hard work of everyone who toils behind the scenes to ensure that people at work can go home safe and well.

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Risk & Return Webinar Series 2020

Manage Group is delivering the latest information on ACC New Zealand, health and safety, workplace claims, and general business risk via a series of webinars from 15th October - 31st December 2020. This year to make it even more special, the proceeds of sales are going to MATES in Construction NZ to support kiwis in maintaining mental health. They are also giving away over $12k worth of freebies from the good people at PracMed NZ, n3 and Manual Handling NZ.

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NZISM Forum

New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (NZISM) represents the interests of Generalist Health and Safety Practitioners and Professionals who work in private or public sector organisations in a multitude of industries throughout New Zealand. At this forum, Jon Harper-Slade will introduce the Tōtika scheme and describe to you, the future of contractor management in NZ.

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NZ BUILDING INDUSTRY (NZIOB) Awards Gala Dinner

Register your interest in attending the 2020 Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner on Friday, 30 October. This year, the event will be held across three venues in Auckland (The Cordis), Wellington (Te Papa), and Christchurch (Town Hall), as well as being live-streamed. Tickets will go on sale in August.

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Pandemic Risk Management | Women in Safety Excellence NZ | NZISM

Speaker 1: Mel Aitken
Superintendent, National Manager Safer People - New Zealand Police

Speaker 2: Kenny Crawford
Deputy Director, Maritime Safety Assurance - Maritime New Zealand

Speaker 3: Chris Alderson
Chief Executive Officer - CHASNZ

Followed by a Q&A Session

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NZIBS 2020 Annual Conference

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Innovation in Health & Safety

Health and safety in the workplace has come a long way. People now view it as a critical component of leadership and governance. Chief Advisor, Health & Safety Innovation for WorkSafe, Daniel Hummerdal, is the keynote speaker for this joint event. Daniel approaches health and safety with a people and success-led approach accepted worldwide as the future way of improving health and safety performances. He'll discuss new and novel ways to approach safety. Daniel will be joined by panellists: Marianne Archer, Director at Goodman Contractors, Jon Harper-Slade, GM Health and Safety Innovation at CHASNZ and Victoria McArthur, CEO at Mates in Construction.

About the presenter: Daniel Hummerdal is one of the world’s most innovative health and safety practitioners. He recently joined WorkSafe New Zealand as Chief Advisor Health and Safety Innovation. Previously, he has worked in aviation before deciding to become an organisational psychologist and spent years working as a consultant in high-risk industries in both France and Australia.

This event is organised by ACE New Zealand, WorkSafe New Zealand and Civil Contractors New Zealand.

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Webinar | Improving mental wellness and reducing suicide in the construction industry

The third webinar in the Construction Sector Accord’s Towards High Performance webinar series is happening on Thursday October 22 from 3pm-4pm. The subject is Improving mental health wellness and reducing suicide in the construction industry – an important topic to discuss. Speakers: Victoria McArthur, CEO of MATES in Construction, will talk about MATES in Construction’s first year in New Zealand, what was learnt and why the construction sector needs an industry-wide approach to suicide prevention. Case Manager Gloria Vetekina will discuss how to access services, and touch on research underway to improve the uptake of mental health support. Industry representatives from Naylor Love, Watercare and Ka-inga Ora will talk about work they have implemented working with MATES in Construction. MATES in Construction Field Officers Slade McFarland and Ritchie Hepi will provide insights on life on a construction site.

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Canterbury Safety Charter HSR Insights workshop

The Canterbury Safety Charter is pleased to offer this exciting development opportunity for workplace Health and Safety Representatives (HSR) to better understand their role and collaborate with other HSR’s. The workshop is aimed at attendees gaining insights into the following areas;

  1. Motivaton
  2. Training
  3. Support from PCBU
  4. Networkks
  5. Role of an HSR
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New Zealand Institute of Building Awards 2020

The New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB) has been running an annual awards programme since 1994. As co-sponsors of the Safety Excellence awards, CHASNZ encourages all organisations to nominate their projects and people who have really shown how safety in design principles can effect safer construction and buildings. We look forward to seeing some of the great work our industry achieves! The New Zealand Building Industry Awards are open to anyone in the building industry, and entries are judged by a panel of senior construction practitioners. The 2020 awards ceremony will now be held on 30 October 2020 across three venues and connected via a virtual platform.

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CHASNZ Roadshow Online Webinar

Chris and Jon are hosting an online webinar for those who missed the national roadshow. They will discuss Tōtika, the BlackHat programme, Site Access Requirements and post COVID challenges, followed by an interactive engagement session aimed at finding out what focus areas are important to you.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions this event has been postponed. A new date and link to register will be posted soon.

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CHASNZ Whangarei Roadshow

Chris Alderson (CEO) and Jon Harper-Slade (GM, Health & Safety Innovation) will talk about Tōtika, the BlackHat programme, Site Access Requirements and post COVID challenges, followed by an interactive engagement session. This will run from 7:30am - 9:30am and will include a stand-up breakfast. To register your interest to attend, please click the link below or email info@chasnz.org

Distinction Hotel, Marina Room
9 Riverside Drive, Whangarei

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Canterbury Safety Charter Networking Event

The Safety Charter’s Health and Safety Leaders Group warmly invites all Health & Safety Managers to a networking event at the Tannery. Mix and mingle with other health and safety professionals and bring along the ‘Questions you are too afraid to ask’.

The guest Panel answering these questions is;

Ivan Stanicich, Fowler Homes; Leah Norman, Yellow Consulting; H&S Representative Chair Tammy Alexander, Maugers Contracting and Safety Charter Board member Justine Ward, Downers.

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Safety 360 Industry Expo & Seminar Series

Whatever your role in safety in the workplace may be, Safety 360 presents the opportunity for everyone to attend, learn and meet others in similar positions.  If you have an interest in keeping your colleagues, contractors and customers safer and healthier at work, register today.  Safety 360 is presenting a series of free and paid expos and seminars to be run virtually and on demand.

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MATES Fly the flag (World Suicide Prevention Day)

10 September is World Suicide Prevention Day. Flying the MATES flag shows your support and raises awareness of suicide prevention in the industry. It is a display to the broader community that the construction industry is actively involved in the prevention of suicide. Organise an event to happen during the week of Fly the Flag 7th – 11th September.

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Webinar: The state of Civil Construction in NZ

The civil construction industry is at a pivotal stage, with shovel-ready projects, three waters reform and the NZ Upgrade Programme following hot on the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Join renowned journalist Bernard Hickey and a panel of leaders from civil construction companies of all sizes for a webinar that will explore where the industry is at in New Zealand - and where it's looking for the future.

The webinar will feature the results of the Construction Industry Survey 2020, which is a partnership between Teletrac Navman and Civil Contractors New Zealand. It will include:

  • Detailed information on the impacts of COVID-19 on civil construction, including cashflow, the hardship faced by companies and employment challenges.
  • Industry outlook, sustainability and business confidence, including where the civil construction industry's work will come from and how employers are preparing for a future including social procurement and the Zero Carbon Act.
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CHASNZ Wellington Roadshow

Chris Alderson (CEO) and Jon Harper-Slade (GM, Health & Safety Innovation) will talk about Tōtika, the BlackHat programme, Site Access Requirements and other important projects and initiatives we are working on. This will run from 1:30pm-4:30pm, afternoon tea will be provided. To register your interest to attend, please click the link below or email info@chasnz.org

Petone Working Men's Club
47 Udy Street, Lower Hutt, Wellington, 5012

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CHASNZ Auckland Roadshow

Chris Alderson (CEO) and Jon Harper-Slade (GM, Health & Safety Innovation) will talk about Tōtika, the BlackHat programme, Site Access Requirements and post COVID challenges, followed by an interactive engagement session. This will run from 7:30am - 10:30am and will include a stand-up breakfast. To register your interest to attend, please click the link below or email info@chasnz.org

Royal Oak Bowls,
146 Selwyn Street, Auckland, 1345

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CHASNZ Queenstown Roadshow

Chris Alderson (CEO) and Jon Harper-Slade (GM, Health & Safety Innovation) will talk about Tōtika, the BlackHat programme, Site Access Requirements and other important projects and initiatives we are working on. This will run from 7:30am - 10:30am and will include a stand-up breakfast. To register your interest to attend, please click the link below or email info@chasnz.org

Hotel St Moritz Queenstown – The Den
10-18 Brunswick Street, Queenstown 9300

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CHASNZ Christchurch Roadshow

Chris Alderson (CEO) and Jon Harper-Slade (GM, Health & Safety Innovation) will talk about Tōtika, the BlackHat programme, Site Access Requirements and other important projects and initiatives we are working on. This will run from 7:30am - 9:30am and will include a stand-up breakfast. To register your interest to attend, please click the link below or email info@chasnz.org

Russley Golf Club & Function Centre
428 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch, Canterbury, 8053

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Webinar: Mental Health and Wellbeing in challenging times

Join Paul and Berhampore as they further explore the topic of suicide and mental health during challenging times.

Wednesday 22 July 2020 from 12:00-1:00pm

Free for Site Safe & NZIOB members, $15 plus GST for Non-members

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'Weather the Storm' networking event

Canterbury Safety Charter is hosting a networking event on how different organisations adapted and coped with the Covid-19 crisis.

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Construction Risk Management Webinar

Construction Sector Accord Steering Group member and Naylor Love Chief Executive Rick Herd, will be sharing his experience on construction risk management at a one hour webinar on 24 June, 3-4pm

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The National Safety Show

The National Safety Show is a free trade exhibition, the largest trade-only event dedicated to workplace health and safety in New Zealand. Specialist companies, government authorities and associations from throughout New Zealand come together in one place to showcase their products and services, to give you advice and help solve your businesses safety problems and offer solutions.

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Safeguard New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the 2020 Safeguard National Health and Safety Conference has been cancelled. Thank you to all those who entered the 2020 New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards.

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BeSafe Engagement Session

Chris and Jon will discuss the objectives of the Construction Accord; how the sector can improve on safety performance including addressing mental health; and achieve a consistent approach to leading health and safety towards better management practices.

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EMA Health & Safety Conference

This years conference is about bridging the ownership gap between capability, competency and culpability. This full-day conference presents the framework to drive safer thinking, through everyday examples from real kiwi businesses and the hurdles they face. Key topics to be discussed: case studies, maximising performance, employer accountability, mental health in the workplace and site access, loading docks and warehouse management.

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SiteSafe Evening of Celebration 2019

Site Safe is proud to celebrate health and safety in the construction industry by hosting Site Safe's Graduation and Construction Health and Safety Awards. The evening is about recognising and awarding people and organisations for their hard work in making our workplaces safer. MC Hilary Barry and special guest Mike King will help to celebrate the best and brightest in construction health, safety and wellbeing.

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Risk & Return Seminar Series

The Risk & Return Seminar Series is about giving you the tips and insights to work these to your advantage. Our presenters will show you: How you can save 41% on your ACC levies. What CHASNZ will be launching later this year – it’s going to be big for the contractor pre-qual schemes. How you can manage your upstream and downstream… the 3 C’s of consult, coordinate and cooperate.

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MATES in Construction NZ official launch

CHASNZ is proud to be supporting the launch of MATES in Construction in New Zealand. The MATES program seeks to build workplace capacity to identify and appropriately respond to indicators that a co-worker may be at risk, by providing mental health awareness sessions to all workers on a site. The evening will include guests from industry, Government agencies, iwi, member organisations, politicians, media and other stakeholders who will all come together to celebrate the commencement of the program into the industry.

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Building & Construction Regulation and Law Conference 2019

This Building and Construction Regulation and Law Conference 2019 brings together key stakeholders from across New Zealand’s building and construction sector. Delegates will acquire in-depth knowledge about the latest legal developments, from compliance throughout the development process to the potential impact of forthcoming legislative reform on their day-to-day business. This is also your opportunity to learn and network with legal professionals and experienced sector leaders. CHASNZ Chris Alderson will be taking a Speed Session on 23 October at 9.10am.

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CCNZ | Preventing Tarmageddon

Preventing Tarmageddon - what will the industry’s response be? - NZ road toll in death and serious injury is increasing
- Our roading infrastructure is creaking under the weight of increasing traffic loads with the system bulging at the seams
- Maintenance activities are competing with customer and stakeholder organisation expectations on road network availability
- Actual life vs design life for pavement and surfacings is reducing
- Marginal materials are being exposed in service as inferior to premium materials
All in an operating environment with a static maintenance budget and a reduction in capital investment with the change of funding into other transport classes.

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Constructive: NZ Construction Industry Forum

Now more than ever, New Zealand needs a high performing construction sector delivering economic, environmental, and social outcomes for its communities and cities. The sector needs certainty and the long term confidence that encourages growth, investment and innovation. Constructive 2019 presents an opportunity for the sector to come together again to have their say on how to achieve this. Registrations open 1 July 2019.

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MBIE regional workshops: Plants, Structures and Working at heights

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is reviewing some of the regulations that sit under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015. The discussion paper seeks feedback on how to improve protections for people working with plant, structures, heights and excavations. You are invited to attend one of the interactive forums on the proposed changes. MBIE want to know whether you think the options in the paper will be effective and what the impacts would be on you or your organisation. Your feedback will inform any changes Government may make to the regulations.

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Building Skills Maintenance | 2019 Road Show

WorkSafe has been working under HSWA (Health and Safety Works Act) for four years now and BSM expect that you know what risks you need to manage to make sure you and your teams get home safe. This BSM road show is about WorkSafe helping you to understand the importance of leadership and engagement as key tools to manage your risks. BSM will also take you through the top critical risks for you and your workers as we see them; fall from heights, vehicles, asbestos and accelerated silicosis. BSM goal is to ensure that all industries are well informed and educated on the key areas such as understanding their responsibilities to deliver a safe work environment for workers and staff alike. BSM has partnered with various Government Departments in the interest of promoting and facilitating workplace safety and welfare.

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New Zealand Building Industry Awards 2019

Both Site Safe New Zealand and CHASNZ are proud to sponsor the NZBI Awards 2019. Over the years, categories such as the ‘Innovation Award’, ‘Young Achiever Award’, and ‘Safety Excellence Award’ have been introduced to provide a broader industry focus. In 2018, the New Zealand Building Industry Awards introduced a ‘Consultant’s Award’ category, and an ‘Interdisciplinary Collaboration Award’ category. The result is that the New Zealand Building Industry Awards now have a category that all high-performing building practitioners can enter. The New Zealand Building Industry Awards are open to anyone in the building industry, and entries are judged by a panel of senior construction practitioners.

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CHASNZ | NZ Industry Supplier Pre-Qualification, Tōtika scheme

You will be updated with the Development and Build phase of the NZ Industry Supplier Pre-Qualification Tōtika scheme. You are encouraged to provide instant feedback and also contribute to the nationwide data collection.

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Construction Rocks | NZ 6th construction industry Battle of the Bands

CHASNZ is proud to sponsor this years Construction Rocks NZ; the battle of the bands for the design, construction, infrastructure and property industry, in its sixth fantastic year. Last year was held at the Q Theatre in Auckland to determine the finalists, and an on-line video vote to determine the winner. It was a huge success and the organisers will be doing the same again this year at The Mercury Theatre in Auckland. This year as well as the coveted CR trophy, the New Zealand outright winner will receive some music related goodies supplied by one of the sponsors. The winners from each night will have their band biography and video performance permanently posted on the CR website “hall of fame” to ensure their place in Construction Rock and Roll history! Bands are invited to enter from 15th April to 12th May 2019. You can check out the entry rules and guidelines here https://constructionrocksnz.com/rules/

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CHASNZ | NZ Industry Supplier Pre-Qualification, Tōtika breakfast in Christchurch

CHASNZ will ensure that you are ready and alert on a (probably) chilly winter morning, by providing you with a hot cuppa and some warm breakfast. You will be updated with the Development and Build phase of the NZ Industry Supplier Pre-Qualification Tōtika scheme. This will be followed by a short 15 minute facilitated discussion where you can provide instant feedback and also contribute to the nationwide data collection.

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Navigating the future of civil construction

Join Civil Contractors New Zealand to get in-depth information on how new innovations, new technologies and a new generation are changing the way civil construction works. This year's conference features keynote speakers New Zealander of the Year Mike King, City Rail Link Chief Executive Dr Sean Sweeney, BNZ Chief Economist Tony Alexander and the inspirational Shayne Thompson. Presentations include construction waste minimisation, the latest projects, virtual reality training, drone assessments, business success and a State of Civil Construction panel. We'll have workshops on road work site safety, trench shoring and mental health. This conference will also recognise the country’s top people, projects and training initiatives with awards at the Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards Dinner and Z Luncheon. If you're in it for fun, the legendary CablePrice Themed Dinner will be hosted at the Skyline restaurant (and luge track) on Mount Ngongotaha. The conference also features a fantastic field trip to the $40 million Rotorua Lakefront Redevelopment Project. This year, Civil Contractors New Zealand is co-hosting its 75th National Conference with the New Zealand Roadmarkers Federation and the Roadmarking Industry Association of Australia. Navigating the Future is the year's premier conference for Kiwi civil contractors and roadmarkers, so bring the whole team for a well-deserved reward.

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CHASNZ | NZ Industry Supplier Pre-Qualification, Tōtika breakfast in Wellington

CHASNZ will ensure that you are ready and alert on a (probably) chilly winter morning, by providing you with a hot cuppa and some warm breakfast. You will be updated with the Development and Build phase of the NZ Industry Supplier Pre-Qualification Tōtika scheme. This will be followed by a short 15 minute facilitated discussion where you can provide instant feedback and also contribute to the nationwide data collection.

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CHASNZ | NZ Industry Supplier Pre-Qualification, Tōtika breakfast in Auckland

CHASNZ will ensure that you are ready and alert on a (probably) chilly winter morning, by providing you with a hot cuppa and some warm breakfast. You will be updated with the Development and Build phase of the NZ Industry Supplier Pre-Qualification Tōtika scheme. This will be followed by a short 15 minute facilitated discussion where you can provide instant feedback and also contribute to the nationwide data collection.

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CONZTRUCT, hosted by Carters

The CONZTRUCT trade shows are a series of events aimed at bringing together Builders, Architects, Plumbers and Electricians from all areas of the building industry, whether you’re in the residential, commercial or industrial sector there is something for everyone! Each event is held in an free flowing expo style, where you can have valuable discussions with suppliers, look for product developments on the expo floor or attend an LBP workshop that will assist with your skills maintenance requirements. The CARTERS Conztruction Zone will be back on site this year with even more suppliers coming along to showcase their latest products and solutions direct to you!

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CANZ, Conference, Trade Exhibition and Crane Display | Crane Association of New Zealand

Join the team the Crane Association of NZ conference, from 17 - 19 July 2019, in sunny Blenheim. CHASNZ, Jon Harper-Slade will be presenting on Thursday 18th July at 2pm in the Grand Hall.

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NZISM | US human performance expert Todd Conklin

NZISM is proud to feature Dr Todd Conklin, Ph.D, an internationally recognised expert in Organisational Culture and Behaviour and Human Performance. Dr Conklin works with organisations that perform high-risk, high-consequence activities in ensuring that the interface between the organisation’s work control systems and the organisation’s workers are crafted in such a way as to create system influences and expected performances and to prevent unexpected events. This is an opportunity to hear one of the most engaging and entertaining H&S speakers of our time. Dr Conklin presents how technology has added new dimensions to how we as human beings react to our surroundings and how the new view approach to safety management can make an improved difference. When an accident happens in a company, it is considered a “failure.” Provisions are made to look in hindsight at causes for the failure, usually finding out who is to blame. In the new Safety II view, “failure” is redefined. Rather than looking at the accident in hindsight, workers and management process the situation with the idea that accidents will happen because work is performed by humans…and we are not perfect. Therefore, how can we minimize the consequences, save lives and save money in the process.

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The National Safety Show

The National Safety Show is the largest event in New Zealand dedicated to workplace safety. The National Safety Show provides the opportunity to explore new products, services and innovations from the safety industry.

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EMA | 23rd Annual Health & Safety Conference

The EMA conference experts will explore best-practice to increase employee engagement. They will address invisible harms such as serious trauma in your teams and safety by design, whilst blending in known H&S practices with the initiatives Safety 2, Safety Differently and Human and Operational Performance (HOP). Senior health and safety practitioners and leaders will lead in-depth discussions, exploring key ideas.

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2019 New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards Gala Dinner

Come along with your team and celebrate the very best health and safety initiatives and network with industry leaders. Pick up valuable ideas to take back to your own work environment and be inspired by the ingenuity, dedication and sheer hard work of everyone who toils behind the scenes to ensure that people at work can go home safe and well. The award winners will be announced at this gala dinner and Mike McRoberts is the Master of Ceremonies for the evening. The Awards Gala Dinner will be held at the SKYCITY Convention Centre in Auckland, kicking off with pre dinner drinks 6.30pm.

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Master Electricians Roadshows 2019

CHASNZ Chris Alderson and Jon Harper-Slade will be presenting at this year's Master Electricians Roadshows. If you are keen to hear more about industry-relevant topics that you ought to know more about, you should attend. This year, Master Electricians have nailed down a few different topics to cover, as opposed to one lengthy presentation. This year, four topics range of expert speakers to join Bernie McLaughlin, CEO of Master Electricians NZ, on stage for some great discussion. The event will start off with drinks and nibbles for those of you that want to network. All four topics will be covered by their respective specialists and followed by a panel discussion at the end for any follow-up questions from the audience. Questions can be submitted anonymously or otherwise via the online submission form that will be open at the event.

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Webinar | construction safety for plant operations

Do you want to learn how to become a ConstructSafe Tier 2 Assessor or how the testing works? This webinar will show you: The need for a single point of call for construction health and safety | The creation of Construction Health and Safety New Zealand and ConstructSafe | How ConstructSafe assessment can support your business and streamline prequalification​​​​​​​ | How you can overcome the high risks in the role of a plant operator | How to help your workers interact with plant safely on site and how businesses can enhance performance by reducing the duplication of effort | How to find a ConstructSafe Tier 2 Assessor | How to become a ConstructSafe Tier 2 Assessor Details of ConstructSafe Tier 2 (for plant operators).

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Auckland Build Expo

New Zealand’s Largest Construction, Architecture, Facilities Management, Build & Design Expo.

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Health & Safety Professionals of New Zealand Conference 2018

The HSPNZ Conference is all about creating opportunities for you and your peers to interact with some of the most forward thinking health and safety professionals from Australia and New Zealand.

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