Friday, 09 March 2018 11:55

Good health & safety is good business

The steps that lead to good business are the same as those that lead to good health and safety practices, says Al McCone, sector leader for agriculture at WorkSafe New Zealand.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 18 April 2017 14:55

The Loe-down on farm safety

Farmers who resent the attention of WorkSafe inspectors in their workplaces should remember that more people still die on NZ farms each year than are prosecuted for safety breaches.

Published in Agribusiness

WorkSafe’s data from 2015 shows that experienced farmers carrying out routine jobs with vehicles are getting caught out.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 02 August 2016 09:37

Stay safe from wire strike

At this time of year, low-level spraying is a frequent occurrence and farmers and agricultural pilots need to work together to stay safe around wires.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 July 2016 13:55

Spike in leptospirosis in Northland

After a spike in cases of leptospirosis in Northland, farmers are being urged to take care around animals and to vaccinate their livestock.

Published in General News

Farmers interested in learning to reduce the risk of accidents with machinery are encouraged to visit the WorkSafe team at Mystery Creek.

Published in Machinery & Products

He was an imposing force on the rugby field and now ex-All Black great and rugby icon Richard Loe wants farmers to stand up and take notice about safety.

Published in General News
Friday, 18 December 2015 07:55

Busting myths about health and safety

WorkSafe has launched a myth-busting series taking aim at the top 10 tall tales doing the rounds about improving health and safety on New Zealand farms.

Published in General News
Friday, 11 September 2015 15:00

Watch your back this spring

Sheep farmers busy with tailing/docking of lambs are being urged to take extra care of their backs.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 05 August 2015 06:36

Not just farmers who are responsible for H&S

If your workers do things outside the rules of your business and you’ve told them not to, then they will be held ultimately responsible for any incident, says Al McCone, programme manager agriculture, WorkSafe New Zealand.

Published in General News
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