NEWS & INFORMATION

January/February 2021

ShopCare Newsletter

Well, what a start to 2021! As the country looked to be making a strong recovery in the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Auckland has seen a number of community cases emerge. As a result, retail workers have been tested and quarantined and we are again reminded of the impact of COVID-19 on our supply chain.

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January 2021

Working in and around vehicles - Webinar

March to May 2021

73% of work related fatalities are linked to vehicles. ShopCare will co-host a number of free webinars in 2021, where Ruth Cook (Engagement Lead, WorkSafe) will discuss WorkSafe’s program of work. Click here for a list of dates and times or register your interest directly with ShopCare using the link below. 

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November 2020

Workplace Injury Prevention Subsidies

ACC is helping small to medium businesses access services and support that's proven to improve workplace health and safety. 

You may be eligible for a workplace injury prevention subsidy.

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September 2020

ShopCare Newsletter

In this edition we provide an update on our COVID-19 activities as well as a number of our key projects - Identifying critical risks, and our collaboration with WorkSafe to coordinate industry feedback on draft guidelines for Managing site traffic, and Reversing and spotting of vehicles. We also introduce you to our Steering Group members and provide an update on the progress of our Working Groups. 

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July 2020

ShopCare Newsletter

Since ShopCare officially launched in October 2019,  we have made significant inroads into bringing the industry together with a continued commitment to enhance the safety, health and wellbeing of all employees and to reduce workplace incidents and injuries.

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April 2020

There can be no box-ticking in a COVID workplace

Workplace safety improved after the Pike River tragedy, but is still too narrowly focused on accidents and remains a box-ticking exercise for many despite a rising workplace death toll. Covid-19 should be a spur to greater cultural change and truly safe and accountable work practices, says Rod Oram

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Published by Newsroom April 17, 2020

January/February 2021

Retail Protocol UPDATED

For retailers to operate at Level 3 or Level 2 you need a plan for controlling the spread of COVID–19, by playing it safe. This Retail Protocol for COVID–19 includes a template plan from WorkSafe. It also includes guidance to help retailers fill in the plan.

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January 2021

Forklift Safety Roadshow 2021

February - March 2021

WorkSafe is delivering a nationwide forklift safety roadshow to enable a better understanding of the risks associated with operating and working around forklifts on worksites.

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November 2020

Vehicle Safety Webinar

19 November, 2020 @12:00pm

Hosted by NZISM for members - we talk with Ruth Cook from WorkSafe about “Working In and Around Vehicles Safely: A collective approach”.

Find out more info and register now.

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August 2020

Critical Risks

Critical Risks account for the highest percentage of the most severe injuries and fatalities in the New Zealand workplace.
 

We are currently working on a project to identify causes of critical risk and to share solutions with industry. 

We need your help. Do you know the Critical Risks at your worksite? Share your knowledge, and contribute to the safety of others.

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July 2020

NZHSP Interview Series

Liz May, CEO of ShopCare is interviewed on the new Live Interview Series by HSPNZ. Liz talks about the critical work that ShopCare has undertaken in order to reduce the risk inherent in transportation, warehousing and the retail industry.

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January 2021

HASANZ Conference

1-3 September 2021

Te Papa, Wellington

Reconnect with key players across all disciplines, business leaders and policy makers.  There will be plenty of leadership food - knowledge you can take away and apply to make New Zealand’s workplaces healthier and safer.

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November/December 2020

ShopCare Newsletter

In our last newsletter for the year, CEO Liz May reflects on 2020 and shares some of the achievements made in the face of what has been a challenging and uncertain year for everyone. We celebrate ShopCare's 1st anniversary, and also provide you with tips to prevent workplace accidents over the festive season. 

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November 2020

Mental Health Webinar

16 November, 2020 @12:00pm

Dr John Fitzgerald, Lead – Mentally Healthy Work at WorkSafe NZ will outline the goals and activities of the programme he is leading.

Find out more info and register now.

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August 2020

Buckle Up!

As part of WorkSafe’s “Working in and around vehicles” programme, Guidelines on Seatbelts have been released for (industry) feedback. If you would like to provide feedback, please get in touch with any of the ShopCare team.

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April 2020

Driving still under the radar

News that the Police Commercial Vehicle Safety Team’s 28 warranted health and safety inspectors are doing very little HSW Act work comes as no surprise to former Independent Taskforce member Mike Cosman.

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Reproduced with permission from the 20 April 2020 edition of Safeguard Update.

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