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Media Release - A model approach to CPD and engagement

New continued professional development requirements for the extractive sector deserve praise for their content and the approach taken, says Wayne Scott, CEO of both the quarry industry national organisation and... Read more about 'Media Release - A model approach to CPD and engagement'...

Lowering the WES not the answer

As concerned as I am about silicosis across the wider extractives sector, I do not support WorkSafe’s efforts to lower the New Zealand worker exposure standard of respirable crystalline silica... Read more about 'Lowering the WES not the answer'...

Over 1000 Kiwi workers could have been exposed to potentially hazardous dust in the workplace

There's a warning at least 1000 Kiwis may have been exposed to a potentially hazardous dust in the workplace, dubbed the 'new asbestos'. Read more about 'Over 1000 Kiwi workers could have been exposed to potentially hazardous dust in the workplace'...

CPD consultation ends July 1

If you’ve got a beef – or a shout out – in respect of the current CPD regime for the extractive sector, you have two weeks to act.July 1 sees... Read more about 'CPD consultation ends July 1'...

CoC CPD consultation has begun

WorkSafe’s release of new proposals for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in the extractive sector is a welcome attempt to address industry issues around current inflexibility in the system.As a signal of... Read more about 'CoC CPD consultation has begun'...

CPD Review Workshops Announced

Workshops on the review of CPD are coming your way ... and it's important to have your say.The Board of Examiners (BoE) and WorkSafe are coming to a town near... Read more about 'CPD Review Workshops Announced'...

MinEx applauds WorkSafe review of CPD

(As published by Inside Resources - 28 March 2019) Read more about 'MinEx applauds WorkSafe review of CPD'...

Get your health and safety initiative out there

As Chief Executive of MinEx, I'm proud we are the sponsor of the annual Health and Safety Initiative Award, to be presented at this year's Minerals Forum, being held May 28/29... Read more about 'Get your health and safety initiative out there '...

Dealing with dust is mission critical

The risks posed for quarry and mine workers by silicosis are reviewed in our latest MinEx booklet. If you think this is not an issue, think again. Read more about 'Dealing with dust is mission critical'...

Be on your guard

Every accident causing harm is preventable but some are simply inexcusable. Far too many entanglement fatalities and serious injuries occur through lack of adequate guarding or guards being removed while... Read more about 'Be on your guard'...

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