The Future of Health & Safety Conference

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We are pleased to announce that early bird tickets are now available for THE FUTURE OF HEALTH AND SAFETY CONFERENCE, JULY 25, 2024, at the Christchurch Town Hall. Book now to secure your spot to hear the very latest on wellbeing, technology and innovation.

The Health and Safety landscape in New Zealand is navigating a time of exceptional change. From the Whakaari/White Island prosecutions and case law determinations to WorkSafe jobs cuts.

We’ve welcomed an increased focus on mental wellbeing in employee health and leveraged the ever-increasing role of technology.  So, what have we learned and what is ahead?

Groove founder, All Blacks legend and global mental health advocate Sir John Kirwan will provide the latest insights and practical solutions on how to manage mental health.

Chapman Tripp partner Garth Gallaway will lead the discussion on the decisions and the implications for the future following Whakaari/White Island. He will also present on the case against Ports of Auckland former CEO Tony Gibson, who was prosecuted by Maritime NZ for health and safety breaches following the death of 31-year-old father-of-seven Pala’amo Kalati.

There will be key learnings from the successes of BIM (Building Information Modelling). Naylor Love’s Health and Safety Advisor Jen Dransfield will share the construction giant’s experiences.

Preformance Bim Manager Jonathan Dutton will talk about how BIM Powered Robotics have enhanced safety in Construction. Southbase Construction was founded in 2013 as part of the recovery response to the Canterbury Earthquakes of 2010/11.

The BIMSafe NZ team will unveil their new web portal. Discover firsthand how BIM technology is revolutionising health and safety in the construction industry through authentic New Zealand case studies, including the ACC/Otepoti Building, Dunedin.

University of Canterbury research fellow Dr Kathryn Davis will present on cultural shifts in enhancing health and safety through technology.

Further exciting speakers will be announced over the coming weeks.

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