Displaying items by tag: Health and Safety

A dairy farming company has been fined $281,250 after a migrant worker was crushed by a trailer.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 27 May 2020 13:34

Helping comply with safety

With on-farm safety being a real challenge, especially for employers, the Smart HS approach might offer some answers.

Published in Farm Services
Friday, 22 May 2020 11:32

Helping comply with safety

With on-farm safety being a real challenge, especially for employers, the Smart HS approach might offer some answers.

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 28 January 2020 12:01

Safety mindset must change

WorkSafe NZ is calling on farmers and other rural businesses to treat health and safety as more than a compliance issue.

Published in General News
Monday, 13 January 2020 11:21

Lighter, lower-cost safety device for quads

Ag-Tech Industries has added a lighter, lower-cost item to its QuadGuard range of crush protection devices.

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 11:24

Heads up on a good hat

Quad safety is back in the news in Australia, where the Government has ruled that rollover protection will be mandatory within 24 months.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 25 October 2019 08:55

Shonky work scuppers safety

Recent news that roll bars will be mandatory on quads in Australia within 24 months prompts the question: what’s going to happen in New Zealand?

Published in General News
Friday, 16 August 2019 11:34

Good point

A mate of the Hound’s, recently back home in Wakefield, Nelson following a month in Christchurch for medical treatment, reckons health and safety, ACC and other rules being imposed on farmers are ridiculous compared to other risky sectors.

Published in The Hound
Monday, 22 April 2019 10:25

A little planning goes a long way

Farmers spend many hours planning their lives around the farming year, but often health and safety is left out.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 07 March 2019 12:38

Brake failure brings big fine

A Gore farm machinery company’s shoddy repairs to a tractor have landed it with a fine of $239,063 and reparations of $103,459 awarded to an injured farm worker.

Published in General News
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