Wednesday, 01 July 2020 12:57

Health & safety?

Written by  The Hound

OPINION: WorkSafe and workplace safety legislation dominate the daily operations of the private sector, including farms.

Put staff or the public at undue risk and prepare to have the book thrown at you. Your old mate asks: So why doesn’t the same standard apply to the Ministry of Health and those supposedly at the helm of our Covid response – Dr Ashley Bloomfield and Health Minister David Clark? And their boss, the Prime Minister?

Kiwis complied with lockdown and it was through their sacrifice that we stamped out Covid-19.

However, this victory is at risk of being squandered by the ultimate health and safety failure of our time – the utter incompetence of those in charge of our quarantine and border control processes.

Anyone being held accountable for this? Of course not.

It is now clear that the citizens of NZ beat Covid despite this bungling government, not because of it.

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