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Leading the way for New Zealand health and safety practitioners


Our pa athw way: To be the lea ading g group for Healtth & Sa afety practtitioners in New Ze ealand d The NZISM速 is the leading professional organisation in NZ for occupational health, safety and environmental practitioners as well as those associated with occupational health, safety and environmental management. NZISM assists and informs members who work in both the public and private sectors by providing them with professional development opportunities, information, conferences, seminars, publications and networking opportunities at a branch level. NZISM at a national level, provides representation to Government agencies. Through its Professional Development Framework, NZISM assists members to further develop their skills and knowledge in the OH&S profession, to assist clients or customers. The local Branches are autonomous and support a National Executive. This body represents the interests of OH&S professionals as well as creating opportunities for career development.

Benefits of Membership

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Local Ne etworrking

Membe ershiip off NZISM We have branches in Auckland, Taranaki, Waikato, Wellington, You are nNorthland, ever to o ld d to le earn n & dOtago eveland op p Canterbury, with further expansion into other regions. The Branches meet regularly to provideimprovement opportunitiesmodel for: adopted Part of the continuous by •NZISM means that have different levels of Networking withwe other HSE Practitioners membership. These can be viewed at www.nzism.co.nz • Preparing submissions to Government • of Open and discussions of new Professional issues, events Part thatforums framework covers Continuing and changes. Development (CPD). This system offers multiple • On site tours. streams, so all members are given the opportunity • Attending and participating in seminars withand leading to create a structured and individual career path professionals as speakers. safeguard their professional status. Members can Meeting with other OH&Stheir groups. use• our framework to identify own skill gaps – technical or personal – and then create an action plan to refresh or expand their knowledge and experience. In this way they have the ability to make a real difference to their professional effectiveness.

Nationall Reprresen ntation

The system (known as MyCPD) has a number of As a professional association,as NZISM streams. Everyone will join the framework an ensures that the voice of its members affiliate member and then be graded based on their is heardoroncurrent issues skill-sets, affecting knowledge the development past qualifications and and practice of professional experience. The system is structured so asoccupational to provide a safety and environmental member with health, a prearranged career pathway, whether management in New they are a safety representative or aZealand. member with Post Graduate academic qualifications, (CPD reflection). NZISM instigated the establishment of thebyOccupational Health and Safetywith Industry Group group Getting involved formal CPD (OHSIG). sends outThis a very has elected members different professional bodies strong message to ourfrom colleagues and clients about is actively promoting the development of and an aand members’ overall professional commitment OH&S profession. professionalism. This involves making submissions to Government and various other public sector agencies as well as participating in select committees, Code of Practice formation and the setting of industry standards.

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Our pa athw way: To be the lea ading g group for Healtth & Sa afety practtitioners in New Ze ealand d The NZISM速 is the leading professional organisation in NZ for occupational health, safety and environmental practitioners as well as those associated with occupational health, safety and environmental management. NZISM assists and informs members who work in both the public and private sectors by providing them with professional development opportunities, information, conferences, seminars, publications and networking opportunities at a branch level. NZISM at a national level, provides representation to Government agencies. Through its Professional Development Framework, NZISM assists members to further develop their skills and knowledge in the OH&S profession, to assist clients or customers. The local Branches are autonomous and support a National Executive. This body represents the interests of OH&S professionals as well as creating opportunities for career development.

Benefits of Membership

Access to leading practitioners in professionals Professional rec member rates Affiliation with Assisting with research and rev


Local Ne etworrking We have branches in Auckland, Taranaki, Northland, Waikato, Wellington, Otago and Canterbury, with further expansion into other regions. The Branches meet regularly to provide opportunities for: • Networking with other HSE Practitioners • Preparing submissions to Government • Open forums and discussions of new issues, events and changes. • On site tours. • Attending and participating in seminars with leading professionals as speakers. • Meeting with other OH&S groups.

Nationall Reprresen ntation As a professional association, NZISM ensures that the voice of its members is heard on issues affecting the development and practice of professional occupational health, safety and environmental management in New Zealand. NZISM instigated the establishment of the Occupational Health and Safety Industry Group (OHSIG). This group has elected members from different professional bodies and is actively promoting the development of an OH&S profession. This involves making submissions to Government and various other public sector agencies as well as participating in select committees, Code of Practice formation and the setting of industry standards.

Nationall Con nferen nce NZISM facilitates NZ’s largest OH&S conference. These conferences have been spectacular with national and international speakers addressing both local and international issues. The conference format includes streaming, interactive workshops, educational forums, as well as traditional key-note speakers. NZISM has a Joint Venture agreement with NZ Occupational Health Nurses Association to run these conferences. At conference the awards for the achievement of the Professional Development Framework Standards are held, as well as the sought after 3M Innovation in Safety Awards. The conference theme night dinners are always a highlight of the three day conference event and should not be missed.

Professio onal Recog gnitio on NZISM is strongly committed to professional development in health and safety and requires its practicing members to become Professional Members. Professional Members may use the letters MNZISM after their name-providing a recognisable symbol of their ongoing commitment toward professionalism. NZISM is leading the way for career development of its members by providing a Professional Development Framework. This ensures professional recognition and supports ongoing career development.

n the OH&S field Inclusion on the NZISM database of skills, qualifications and experience Networking with other cognition Career path development Resources Website advertising and member only information Conference h international OH&S bodies Membership of OHSIG Having the ability to influence national OH&S policy and programmes viewing papers NZISM preferential rates for professional Insurance Discounts for safety related products and services


It is imperative that people working in the multi-disciplinary fields associated with Occupational Health, Safety & Environmental Management, maintain a cohesive communication network and stay informed and up-to-date with trends as well as best practice developments in the area of HSE Management. To assist with this, NZISM provides the following: • Branch meetings, newsletters and networking • Internationally recognised Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities • Internet web site admission and access to resources • Links with other national organisations and international associations • Research and publication opportunities

Are you up forr it?

Jo oin us today!

For more infromation contact: National Secretary Fax Email Website

PO Box 25 107, St Heliers, Auckland 09 528 2257 enquiries@nzism.co.nz www.nzism.co.nz

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