Health & Safety Forum 2019

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Tough Topics and Trends

Are you up to play with the Tough Topics and Trends in Health and Safety?

Our 2019 annual Health and Safety Forum in Dunedin and Invercargill has a diverse range of entertaining, straight talking guest speakers who have extensive knowledge and real-world experience in their field, and who can offer some practical guidance and help so that you can tackle these tough health and safety topics. 

There is something for everyone this year, including the hugely topical Pike River Re-entry with a presentation from the Pike River Recovery Agency CEO Dave Gawn, WorksafeNZ CEO Nicole Rosie, and a variety of speakers including an Organisational Psychologist on managing stress, changing attitudes to safety around quad bikes, what happens after an Enforceable Undertaking is accepted, managing risk under the new hazardous substances regulations, the neuroscience of safety, as well as modern tools enabling assessment, improvement and monitoring of organisational performance.  

Regardless of which sector you work in, or the size of your organisation, our Forum will give you and your organisation access to the most up-to-date Health and Safety information to give you the tools and industry know-how to raise standards in worker protection. 

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Speakers and Topics Include:

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: DAVE GAWN – CEO, Pike River Recovery Agency

Explaining the hazards and risks surrounding the Pike River Re-entry


Leadership, worker engagement and risk management – the keys to performance improvement in health and safety

JONATHAN BLACK – Organisational Psychologist

Managing stress in the workplace

BRENT SUTTON - Principal, Safety Associates

Enforceable Undertakings:
What happens after the Enforceable Undertaking is accepted

JANE MAIR - Education Designer at Open Polytechnic of NZ

Changing our attitudes to safety around quad bikes - often it’s the small changes that make the big difference

MATT HINE – General Manager – OceanaGold Macraes Operation

Creating a Safer Workplace – Macraes Mining Operation

ALAN BOSWELL – Health and Safety Consultant, Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce

Managing risk under the new Hazardous Substances Regulations

DEANNE BOULES - InSync Workplace Solutions

Neuroscience of Safety – a brain based approach to shifting safety performance & culture


Modern tools that enable assessment, improvement and monitoring of health, safety and well-being capability, culture, performance and engagement


Dunedin          Edgar Centre:          Thursday 9th May 2019   9.00am - 4.30pm
Invercargill      Ascot Park Hotel:   Friday 10th May 2019      9.00am - 4.30pm


  • $495 + gst (Members)
  • $595 + gst (Non-members)

Group Discounts

3-4 people – 10% off Member or Non Member Investment
5+ people – 15% off Member or Non Member Investment
Group discounts apply to bookings for participants registered from the same organisation.

Three easy ways to register

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Course Dates

Dunedin 09 May 2019 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Edgar Centre - Harbour View Lounge, 116 Portsmouth Drive, Dunedin
Invercargill 10 May 2019 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Ascot Park Hotel - Waiau Room, Cnr Tay Street & Racecourse Road, Invercargill


$ 495.00 + GST for members
$ 595.00 + GST for non-members


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