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Health and Safety

Good health and safety practice in the workplace is not only a legal requirement but is also fundamental to operating a good business.

EMA provides a comprehensive range of health and safety training programmes, including online courses, webinars, short courses, certificates and diploma-level courses.

Courses are available for your business, directors, managers, and team. Whether you simply want to gain a better understanding of legislative requirements, train your Health and Safety representatives or seek qualifications to back up your career in health and safety, we will have a course for you.

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Health and Safety

Applying the Due Diligence Duty

3 hours 30 minutes

From $510.00 excl. GST

This half-day workshop will provide you with the foundation knowledge needed for evaluating the safety performance of your organisation to meet the due diligence requirements of the Health and Safety at Work (HSW) Act. It can be delivered Face to face (in class) or online.

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EMA Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Level 3)

2 days monthly + 1 study day

From $3,690.00 excl. GST

This is the ideal foundation on which to build your health and safety career. Whether you are a workplace health and safety Advisor, Supervisor, Team leader or health and safety representative and others with a vested interest in workplace health and safety, this course will enable you to be an effective contributor to workplace health and safety systems and culture.

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NZ Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety Practice (Level 4)

2 days monthly + 1 study day

From $4,000.00 excl. GST

This NZQA approved programme is ideal for those in supervisory or first line management roles, such as health and safety advisors, supervisors, team leaders, managers and advanced health and safety representatives.

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NZ Diploma in Workplace Health and Safety Management (Level 6)

2 days monthly + 1 study day

From $5,950.00 excl. GST

This NZQA approved Level 6 Diploma programme is the qualification of choice for leading workplace health and safety leaders and professionals. Gain professional accreditation with NZISM and apply for the HASANZ register.

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Authentic Leadership for Health and Safety Professionals

3 hours 30 minutes

From $510.00 excl. GST

If you are in a leadership role and want to enable an environment where others can reach their potential alongside you, this is the course for you. Leadership has changed. It is no longer enough to simply set sail and expect others to follow. Followership remains necessary to ensure the sails are full and trimmed, but is no longer a given.

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Change Management for Health and Safety Professionals

3 hours 30 minutes

From $510.00 excl. GST

If you are required to design, develop and implement an internal workplace health, safety and wellbeing change management process, this course will provide you with the essential skills. Whether it be due to economic, societal, technological, environmental, or legal concerns, one of the few constants in business is change. Health and safety leaders need to be able recognise when change is imperative and manage the change process to achieve universal buy-in and minimise disruption.

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Creativity, Problem-Solving and Critical Thinking for Health and Safety Professionals

1 day

From $850.00 excl. GST

If you need to be more effective in finding out-of-the-box solutions to recurrent health and safety problems, this challenging course is just for you. Creativity, problem-solving and critical thinking are what keeps businesses thriving and people safe in our current COVID-disrupted economy. These are thinking skills that provide a defence against stagnation in which new ideas and more efficient ways of working are not encouraged.

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Effective Workplace Health and Safety Systems

1 day

From $850.00 excl. GST

Gain the knowledge and tools you need to create and manage an effective Health and Safety Management System This one-day course is suitable for all types of business, from offices to heavy industry. It’s of great value to all managers, supervisors, health and safety representatives and workers involved in health and safety systems and management. It has been proven to be an effective, helpful tool in the undertaking of a WorkSafe duty-holder review.

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Health, Safety and Wellbeing Committee Essentials

1 day

From $850.00 excl. GST

This course is relevant for anyone appointed to or dealing with a workplace Health and Safety committee: new or existing members, a subject matter expert, someone coopted onto the committee on an ad-hoc basis, or a manager/officer responsible for overseeing and implementing the committee’s recommendations.

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Health and Safety from a Management Perspective

1 day

From $850.00 excl. GST

Know and understand your obligations under the Health and Safety at Work (HSW) Act and why a positive health and safety culture is important to your organisation. Understand the context of risk management as an essential part of Health and Safety in the workplace.

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Health and Safety Representative Stage 1 (Essential Training)

2 days

From $695.00 excl. GST

Become an effective workplace health and safety Representative. This is essential training for any Health and Safety Representative, and extremely valuable for any health and safety committee member, or any worker or officer wishing to better comprehend the Health and Safety at Work (HSW) Act and associated regulations, or those who require a refresher of the HSW Act. This course leads to the Certificate in Health and Safety Representation (Training Scheme) (Level 3).

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Health and Safety Representative Stage 2 (Advanced Training)

2 days

From $695.00 excl. GST

Take your skills as a Health and Safety Representative to the next level. This course is purpose-designed for health and safety representatives who have completed Stage 1 training. It is also suitable for anyone with an interest in, or responsibility for workplace health and safety.

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ICAM Investigation

2 days

From $950.00 excl. GST

Become a proficient investigator of events and near misses using ICAM methodology. A must for all your staff involved in the incident investigation process. This two-day course is aimed at those who will be conducting investigations into significant events and near misses.

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Influencing Skills for Health and Safety Professionals

3 hours 30 minutes

From $510.00 excl. GST

If you need to be more effective in getting buy-in for initiatives that you know will create better health and safety outcomes for everyone, this is the course for you.

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Managing Contractor Health and Safety

1 day

From $850.00 excl. GST

Understand pre-qualification and the PCBU’s responsibilities in a contract or supply chain. If you engage contractors or subcontractors whose work activities are influenced or directed by the PCBU, this course should be viewed as essential. It’s suitable for all managers, supervisors, Health and Safety Representatives and workers involved in contractor engagement, pre-qualifications etc.

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Managing Machinery Risk

2 days

From $1,000.00 excl. GST

Know the range and scale of risks associated with machinery and how to minimise them. This two-day course is a must for any business where plant and machinery are in operation, and anyone wanting to understand how to comply with WorkSafe NZ’s Safe Use of Machinery Harm Reduction Programme.

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Effective Health and Safety Incident and Investigation Methods

1 day

From $850.00 excl. GST

A must for all your staff involved in the accident/incident investigation process. This valuable course is suitable for all types of businesses and accident/incident investigations.

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Due Diligence for Officers

1 hour 30 minutes

From $80.00 excl. GST

Business owners, directors, employers, managers and those in the human resources or health and safety sectors will find value in the need to understand and influence a business strategic and business planning process.

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Health and Safety for Managers and Supervisors

1 hour 30 minutes

From $80.00 excl. GST

Better understand the New Zealand legislative framework, how to set-up and maintain practical, effective workplace health and safety systems, and encourage employee involvement in Health and Safety.

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Health and Safety for Employees

1 hour 30 minutes

From $80.00 excl. GST

A safe working environment needs proactive involvement from everyone in the workplace, not just employers and managers. Employees have a significant role to play, and this session will help them better understand their roles, responsibilities and opportunities.

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