Professional Training

Training Topics Available from Sheri Greenwell

NEBOSH IGC – with Distinction, ICAM Principal Investigator, NZ Certificate of Adult Education, NZQA 4098 – Workplace Assessor, Lead Assessor of Quality Management Systems, INLPTA Certified Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Leadership Facilitator

Senior Managers
H&S Representatives
Health and Safety Legislation and Regulatory FundamentalsTo identify and understand key elements, obligations and liabilities under NZ’s latest health and safety legislation.Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA) 2015, regulatory duties, obligations and key requirements – purpose of requirements, what is required, whose responsibilitiesXXX
Safety Management SystemsTo understand why management systems are needed, how international and NZ standards are structured, and the purpose / intent of each element of the standards. To explore opportunities to simplify and streamline systems.Key elements of effective safety management systems, based on best practice models and standards such as ACC WSMP, AS/NZS 4801, ISO 45001. Potential to integrate with other management systems standards.X
Health and Safety InductionsTo understand the purpose of safety inductions and what is required (and what is not!)How to design and carry out an effective safety induction.XX
Hazards and RisksTo understand important distinctions between hazards and risks, what legislation requires and why. To achieve understanding and competence in identification, assessment and management of workplace hazards and risks.Based on ISO 31001 Risk Management standard, NZ legislation and any relevant NZ standards, Guidelines, Codes of Practice, etc. How to develop and implement risk registers and workplace risk management processes.xx
Incident Investigation and ReportingTo understand the purpose, requirements and philosophy of incident investigation and how to carry out an effective incident investigation. To identify other applications for investigation tools.Key intent of investigation, framework for carrying out an investigation, investigator skills and tools. How to report findings and action recommendations.xx
Workplace Injury ManagementTo know and understand regulatory requirements for recording and reporting workplace injuries and dealing with injured employees, contractors, visitors and members of the public.Requirements for reporting workplace injuries, ACC claims, rehabilitation, return to work, requirements for reporting serious harm to WorkSafe NZX
Employee Participation in Workplace SafetyTo know and understand regulatory duties and obligations for ensuring employees are given appropriate opportunities to participate in workplace safety activities.Communicating and collaborating to ensure a safe workplace. Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) and effective health and safety committees (HSCs). Options and alternatives to traditional health and safety committees. Opportunities for HSRs and HSCs to contribute to overall organisational excellence.XX
Safety Performance – Measuring and ReportingTo know and understand industry lead and lag performance indicators (KPIs), along with intent, strengths and pitfalls of traditional KPIs.Why, what, how, strengths and weaknesses of traditional safety performance measurements. Distinctions between ‘lead’ and ‘lag’ indicators, and why we need both. Potential to simplify, streamline, optimise.X
Food Safety ManagementTo know, understand and be able to implement best practice food safety methodologies and frameworks.What is food safety? Why do we need food safety management systems? International best practice frameworks for food safety management. How to identify a food safety issue and what to do about it. What needs to happen if there is a food recall?X
Chemicals and Hazardous SubstancesTo know and understand basic HSNO Act requirements for safe management of chemicals and hazardous substances.What is HSNO Act? Specific content tailored to match chemicals used on sites – including cleaning supplies, compressed gas, LPG, and any substances with potential to cause harm or damage to people, property and/or environment.XX
Emergency Management PlanningTo identify main emergency risks, including common natural disasters, and ensure appropriate plans are in place for responding to them effectively.Common emergency risks, emergency response planning, evaluating effectiveness through drills, etc, and consideration for emergency procedures, information and communication, equipment, evacuation, business continuity, media public communication, etc. Who is in charge during an emergency?XX
Fire Evacuation SafetyTo understand fundamental principles of fire safety and fire evacuation.Why fire evacuation plan and its links to Building Warrant of Fitness. The role and legal authority of fire wardens. Who is in charge in a fire emergency? Who else could be affected if there is a fire and what should you do about it? How do you ensure everyone gets out of the building, and how do you account for everyone if there is a fire?XX
Contractor ManagementTo know and understand all legal responsibilities and obligations of all parties when contractors are carrying out work for the company.What are the specific applications of the Health and Safety at Work (HSWA) Act for each party when contract work is being carried out – who is responsible for what?XX
Public SafetyTo know and understand legal responsibilities and obligations for ensuring safety of customers, visitors and the public around company sites.Legal requirements and best practice as indicated in NZ standard for public safety. Explore how public safety is linked with company reputation and brand.XX
Traffic Management and VehiclesTo know and understand relevant hazards and risk management for vehicles and their movements on site.Traffic management parking, managing delivery vehicles and equipment, communication, etc.XX
Manual Handling SafetyTo know how to identify and manage key workplace manual handling risks for common tasks.Based on NZ Manual Handling Code of Practice andXX
Preventing Slips, Trips, FallsTo understand the significance of slips, trips and falls hazards / risks and how to minimise them.Identify and action slips, trips, falls hazards and risks – employees, customers, contractors, public.XX
Aggressive Customer Safety (including Robberies)To enable employees to understand dynamics and minimise risk of harm when confronted by an aggressive customer, including robbery situation.Tips for de-escalating conflict. How to minimise risk to self / others – what to do and what NOT to do. Awareness / information for police investigation.XX
Vision and Values Alignment / Roll OutTo achieve organisational alignment of focus and effort through shared meaning and individual alignment.What are values? What are each person’s individual values? How do they align with the company’s values? What is the company’s brand identity, and how does it drive business activities and employee participation? What are the opportunities for vision and values to drive business and compliance management systems and activities?XXXX
Teams and TeamworkTo understand and implement effective teams and teamwork.What is a team? What makes teams function effectively?XX
Leadership SkillsTo understand and implement effective leadership practices.What are the important distinctions between ‘management’ and ‘leadership’ – and why do we need both? Effective leadership styles to suit the needs of individuals in the team – tips and advice for effective leadership.X
Effective Feedback and CommunicationTo understand and implement effective communication with individuals, teams, organisation.What makes communication ‘effective’? Planning for communication needs – communication channels, styles, means. The role of feedback and how to give effective feedback. XXX
Effective DelegationTo understand and implement effective delegation practices.What is / isn’t effective delegation? Framework for how to delegate effectively.X
Continuous ImprovementTo understand and implement continuous improvement principles for people, products, services, processes, etc.How to make a business case for improvements. How to verify improvements. Feedback for change / performance improvement.X