Displaying items by tag: WORKSAFE

It took 10 minutes for co-workers to free the victim’s hand from the machine.

Published in General News
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
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
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
Thursday, 10 January 2019 13:50

ACC initiative to make workplace healthier, safer

ACC will invest $22 million into workplace injury prevention grants and subsidies.

Published in General News
Thursday, 20 December 2018 14:10

Be safe on the farm this summer

Summer is a busy time on the farm, but it’s also among the most hazardous periods for accidents, says WorkSafe NZ

Published in General News
Monday, 15 October 2018 08:47

Keeping safety simple

Onfarm injuries are at their highest in the beginning of spring — here's how you can prevent them.

Published in Management

WorkSafe is warning employers that fatigue from long hours of work must not compromise worker safety.

Published in General News
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
Thursday, 08 February 2018 08:55

Farming’s appalling death rate

Agriculture is the industry with the highest number of workplace fatalities – about 124 deaths since 2011, says WorkSafe chief executive Nicole Rosie.

Published in General News
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