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WorkSafe NZ 10-year strategic plan

06 Dec 2016, Posted by Professor Niki Ellis in WHS

WorkSafe NZ have issue a 10-year strategic plan for work-related health. Safeguard, a WHS safety magazine, asked me, along with others to comment.  I thought the plan reflected the rather reluctant transition WHS is currently experiencing as it broadens from a health protection model: mandated…

Mental Health: how it will change WHS forever

28 Jul 2016, Posted by Professor Niki Ellis in WHS

The Safety Institute of Australia (SIA) in Tasmania held an event on Thursday 22 July at the slightly surreal hockey centre. The CEO of SIA, David Clarke, opened up outlining the action SIA is taking to enhance the professionalisation of the safety discipline. This includes defining…

The Integrated Approach – a very slow burn

10 Jun 2016, Posted by Professor Niki Ellis in WHS

This week I gave a webinar to the Workplace Health Association of Australia on the integration of OHS and workplace health promotion (WHP). I assumed that the members of this organisation were experts in WHP and would have heard of the ‘integrated approach’ or Total…