Seminar Programme

Day 1 – Tuesday 25th October 2022

 10:00am – 12:00pm How to perform CPR
Sandra Faye, St Johns

This presentation will show you how to perform CPR. Sandra will demonstrate how to assist adults and children that are choking.
 
 1:00pm – 2:00pm ANSI/IICRC S100 and AS/NZS 3733:2018 carpet cleaning standards
Sean Johnson & Penny Barrett, Restore Cleaning Restoration / Careerforce

This presentation will follow an open forum (audience participation style) and deal with important aspects of the ANSI/IICRC S100 and AS/NZS 3733:2018 carpet Cleaning standards and why a science based approach rather than an anecdotal one in carpet cleaning is so important. Paul will be encouraging any questions from the audience relating to approved methods of cleaning, troubleshooting any cleaning issues, stains or anything related to the correct cleaning of carpet or upholstery and fabric. He will be promoting the Carpet Cleaners Association of NZ.
 
 2:15pm – 2:45pm General Invoicing, Experience Rating, Return to Work
Rebecca Mitchell, Solutions Partner, ACC

This educational session will cover the following topics to help property professionals, contractors and suppliers do business with us:
• MyACC for Business – how to manage your ACC account online using MyACC for Business and the new functionality to support businesses to help their staff return to work after an injury.
• Invoicing – Understand your invoice and how your claims history impacts your Experience Rating. What you can do to improve your experience rating, and the levy you pay.
• Recovery at work – understand your role as an employer in your staff’s recovery at work journey, tips to keep them connected to the workplace, and the ACC recovery at work resources available to support employers.
 
 3:00pm – 4:00pm Update from MBIE Labour Inspectorate
Callum McMillan, Labour Inspectorate Regional Manager, Ministry Of Business, Innovation And Employment

The presentation will provide an overview of cases involving cleaning operators investigated by the Labour Inspectorate and discuss common compliance issues we encounter. We shall also look at changes to work visa requirements and upcoming ‘duty to prevent’ legislation. We will touch on end-to-end assurance processes and what support is available to help employers maintain compliance.
 

Day 2 – Wednesday 26th October 2022

 10:00am – 12:00pm Basic First Aid
Sandra Faye, St Johns

This session will demonstrate how to treat cuts, bleeding and abrasions. Sprains and strains (soft tissue injury). Burns and Electric shocks.

 
 1:00pm – 2:00pm Pest Control H&S
Sean Johnson & Penny Barrett, Restore Cleaning Restoration / Careerforce

There has been a significant change in legislative requirements around who can perform professional Pest Control since 2017. There has also been a paradigm shift in how Pest Control Technican’s are trained. With the increasing use of Live Stream, as well as In-person and workplace training the Pest Control Sector has embraced these very accessible forms of training. In addition learning incentives such as the governments TTAF apprenticeship scheme now provides generous subsidies for those wanting to enter this Sector. The audience will be encouraged to ask questions as to what is required legally in the Pest Control industry and any pest control issues in general.
 
 2:00pm – 3:00pm Lets get home safe tonight
Wendy Stephens, Sappho Creative Solutions – Health & Safety Consultants

Wendy is presenting in her capacity as the CleanSweep™ awards Judge for 2021. Wendy has 20 years’ experience in commercial cleaning contract management, working with customers such as Auckland Council, Genesis Energy, Kaipara District Council and Ockham Residential. Her work covered monthly reviews of contractor’s performance, quality control, health and safety and running contract meetings. During Wendy’s career she has been involved in quality control, cost reviews and health and safety reviews. Auditing of cleaning and hygiene contracts to ensure KPI’s are meet, quality assurance and health and safety are maintained. Wendy has a particular passion for health and safety in the commercial cleaning environment. During her presentation she will discuss some of her key findings from her judging work for the CleanSweep™ awards, while also covering what best practice in the Commercial Cleaning industry looks like. Followed by a questions and answers time.
 
 3:00pm – 3:30pm The Indoor Air Quality Crisis Examined
Kaz Kavanagh, Marketing Director, Rentokil Initial

The world is facing an indoor air quality crisis. Kaz will present on the latest consumer sentiment and how this impacts New Zealand business. When you think about what COVID has taught us. this presentation will delve into the latest research around the impact that poor IAQ is having in New Zealand. Kaz will present on the key levers to improve IAQ – natural ventilation and air purification at your place of business.
 
 3:30pm – 4:00pm Top tips for managing your ACC account online and understanding your levies
Rebecca Mitchell, Solutions Partner, ACC

This educational session will cover the following topics to help property professionals, contractors and suppliers do business with us:
• MyACC for Business – how to manage your ACC account online using MyACC for Business and the new functionality to support businesses to help their staff return to work after an injury.
• Invoicing – Understand your invoice and how your claims history impacts your Experience Rating. What you can do to improve your experience rating, and the levy you pay.
• Recovery at work – understand your role as an employer in your staff’s recovery at work journey, tips to keep them connected to the workplace, and the ACC recovery at work resources available to support employers.