To the relief of upper lips across the country, Movember has finally come to a close. Stubble has been smoothed, walking shoes given a break and, most importantly, Fire and Emergency has smashed its Movember fundraising goal of $40,000.
Our employees and volunteers can receive injury and rehabilitation support.
This week we took time to kōrero about mental health and wellbeing. Catch up on what we got up to.
With many illnesses currently circulating in our communities, it is critical that if you feel sick - go home, stay home and seek medical advice.
As clean-ups continue following the heavy rain, flooding, and strong winds that affected many parts of the country over the weekend, we'd like to say thank you to all those who responded to the high number of incidents.
Our Safety Initiatives campaign delivers safety advice about topics our people are likely to be exposed to in their work. This month we look at how to recognise and manage fatigue.
It wasn’t a usual Monday morning for DCE People, Brendan Nally this week. He prepared himself to take on the challenge of the Physical Competency Assessment (PCA) at Wellington’s Kilbirnie Fire Station.
From 1 July 2021 Fire and Emergency’s single national provider for the delivery of our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) will be Vitae.
We’ve recently made enhancements to the Safe@Work reporting system to improve the information we receive. These changes align with improving visibility of incidents and will support the regions as they complete safety investigations and reporting requirements.
Our latest safety initiative provides guidance on how to set up your workstation properly.