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HFESNZ is a founding member of HASANZ - the Health and Safety Association of New Zealand.  HASANZ is an association of associations, with objectives to raise professional standards, grow professional excellence, industry advocacy, develop health and safety leadership and stakeholder engagement. These objectives align strongly with HFESNZ aims. HFESNZ representatives have actively contributed to the start-up of HASANZ, the inaugural and successful September 2016 HASANZ Conference and ongoing work on the development of the HASANZ Register – a national, online register of verified workplace health and safety professionals that includes human factors/ergonomics professionals. This register is due to go live in March 2018, and HFESNZ's Certified Professional Members are eligible to list on the HASANZ Register. 

In 2017 HASANZ worked with PwC on the HASANZ Health and Safety Professionals Survey, learning about how businesses see NZ health and safety professionals and how we see ourselves. 

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The HASANZ Register  - Trusted advisers for healthier and safer workplaces  

To list on the HASANZ Register as a member of HFESNZ you must be a Certified Professional Member in good standing, and hold Professional Indemnity and General Liability insurances at an appropriate level of cover.  Statutory Liability insurance is recommended.

The HASANZ Register of Workplace Health and Safety Professionals is a national online database to help businesses find qualified workplace health and safety professionals. This is due to go live in March 2018 following opening for listing in December 2017. Listing on the register will enable New Zealand businesses to find your services and to easily verify your competence in the field of HFE. HASANZ Registration is valid for both consultants and in-house professionals. 

There is a charge to list on the HASANZ Register, but it is free to use.  Registering will cost:

  • $100 per year exc GST, (refundable if your application is declined becasue it does not meet the registration standard) with an additional processing fee of $14.75 to cover the cost of online payment facilities.
  • A one-off application fee of $150 (no GST payable as we are not registered for GST) is payable to HFESNZ, reflecting the time required to process the application. This is non-refundable. 
  • The total cost for registering and initial application thus comes to $304.46 including GST.

HFESNZ's 'Register Ambassadors' are our Administrator Kim Pearson, our Certification Assessor lead, Leanne Hunter, and our Chairperson, Marion Edwin.  

To assist the process of completing your HASANZ Registration, please refer to this listing of HFESNZ accepted HFE skills and service types for the HASANZ Register. Please note that the development of this register system is ongoing - please contact us if you have constructive feedback.

Some helpful documents are:

10 steps to list 

HASANZ Register FAQs

And other items on  the HASANZ Register website.