Volunteer Rural Fire Forces (VRFFs) will be online and connected with the rest of the organisation by September this year. From mid-June we will be delivering a Microsoft Windows tablet, a printer, and where suitable, a television or portable projector for training purposes, to each of the 209 VRFFs.
Our focus in this first year of Integration (Phase 2) is on delivering our ‘must haves’ - the ICT to support systems or processes we are legislatively required to have in place by 1 July 2018; ensuring national consistency in our ICT and infrastructure (particularly for our rural people), and ensuring our networks are accessible but secure.
Most people should now be able to access their work emails and other systems from their personal smart phones, laptop or home PC. If not, get in contact with the ICT Support team on 0800 374 843 as the fix needs to be done on a one-on-one basis.
A platform to capture the ideas from you, the Fire and Emergency personnel, that could make a real difference to our people and our communities.
Safe@Work, a new safety, health and wellbeing tool that allows Fire and Emergency NZ personnel to easily record injuries, near misses, illnesses or wellbeing concerns, will be piloted shortly in selected areas of Region 4.
The Fire Awareness and Intervention Programme (FAIP) have developed an awesome new interactive game designed for children from the ages 9 plus. Read here for more information.
Online safety and security is a hot topic right now, in the media and here at Fire and Emergency NZ. This is because it affects us all – at work and at home. The ICT Help Desk has been busy dealing with this increase in spam emails, links to dodgy sites, and hoax phone calls. Find out what you can do at home and work to keep safe on line ...
All paid operational and non-operational people must use Home Base instead of the HR Kiosk to access their pay slips.