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.
Free flu vaccinations are now available for all Fire and Emergency personnel.
Our recently published Safety Initiative looks at the effects of sleep deprivation and provides several strategies that can help our people cope with the symptoms of insufficient sleep by improving their sleeping habits.
After 2020 we had hoped things might calm down, however 2021 is starting off with a rollercoaster, and not necessarily one of the fun ones.
Our new Safety Initiatives campaign delivers timely safety advice about topics personnel are likely to be exposed to in their work.