Information Management: a matter of life and death!
AN INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION NZ EVENT - IN AUCKLAND
Although there are many things that can be the cause of a disaster – equipment failure, poor decision making, lack of training or just being in the wrong place at the wrong time! Some disasters are a combination of all these and other circumstances coming together.
This seminar will examine at length how four particular disasters where in part “set in motion” because was poor information management.
Our speaker will use these examples to help us consider the importance of information management processes that contribute to all workers and clients returning home safely each day.
About the Speaker:
Janita Stuart is the Information Manager for Worksafe New Zealand. Worksafe New Zealand is New Zealand’s workplace health and safety regulator. Its focus, is to embed and promote good workplace health and safety practices.
She has had a long career in Information Management, beginning as a librarian and continuing into web development, records and archives management, and knowledge management.
Janita has two related masters degrees and is a popular conference and seminar presenter. She has worked for numerous public sector agencies and currently works for Worksafe New Zealand in the High Hazard Unit.