Safety Professionals Leadership Workshop

Develop practical leadership skills and unlock the potential of workplace health and safety professionals to deliver results

  • June 25th - 26th, 2019
  • Cliftons Wellington


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- Key attributes and capabilities of a next generation Safety leader
- Strengthen stakeholder relationships to position Safety as a trusted business partner
- Transition from operational Safety management to senior Safety leadership
- Take away a personal action plan


Tony Rigg

Tony Rigg is a successful Health and Safety practitioner, with over 18 years experience in all aspects of health and safety. His work has encompassed a wide range of business types including farming, factory, saw milling, civil and structural construction.

As an ex-Governmental Safety Inspector and Paramedic, Tony has invaluable experience to see both sides of the fence. In 2012 he was voted in as National Manager for the Institute of Health and Safety following two years as Auckland Branch Manager, and won the Safeguard Health and Safety Practitioner of the Year for the NZ Workplace Health & Safety Awards 2012.

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Executive leadership dynamics

- Understand leadership behaviours and their impact

- The common attributes of successful executive-level leaders

- The common causes of leadership derailment

The neuroscience of leadership

- How we react to challenging job demands and its effect on decision making and leadership behaviour

- Understand the role of self-regulation on our thoughts, emotions and leadership behaviour

- The role and impact of judgment and emotional resilience on performance at higher management levels

Dealing with the challenges of senior leadership

- Develop self-awareness - Identify strengths and development needs

- Understand how you react to pressure

- A framework for developing self-regulation (CALM)

- How to deal with uncertainty or ambiguity and manage competing priorities

Influence and manage your colleagues and senior leaders

- Understand the different role requirements at executive leadership levels

- Influencing without authority

- Develop Emotional Intelligence (EQ), a vital skill to better connect and communicate with diverse teams

- Develop your self-awareness to encourage an active learning culture in your team

  • Tony Rigg Director 360 Safety Solutions Ltd


Leading under pressure

- Dealing with difficult people

- Techniques for effective conflict resolution in difficult or complex scenarios

- Self-management exercises and coping mechanisms that foster resilience

Developing advanced coaching skills for increased performance

- Conducting effective coaching conversations as a mechanism for embedding learning and influencing culture

- Coaching as a style of leadership

- Giving and receiving unwelcome feedback

- Influencing upward: Challenging conversations with executive leadership

Change management and leadership essentials for Safety leaders

- The role of the Safety leader in designing and leading organisational change

- Understanding the human impact and reaction to change in a safety context

- The cognitive and emotional processes underpinning ‘resistance to change’

- The Safety leader’s role in helping to change

Safety leaders think-tank

- Wrap up discussion on key themes and your career action plan

- What will you do differently as a result of this program?

- How to stay on track when other priorities demand attention

- Tools and ideas to navigate obstacles and competing priorities

  • Tony Rigg Director 360 Safety Solutions Ltd


Cliftons Wellington

Level 28, The Majestic Centre 100 Willis Street, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand

+64 4 901 9011

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