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

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
Friday, 10 November 2017 11:55

Safely managing hazardous substances

Fuels and chemicals are widely used on farms to help improve productivity, but there can be a cost to the health of you and your workers.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 10 August 2017 16:10

Quad quandary over passenger rule

WorkSafe's recent statement that carrying a passenger on a single seat quad might be acceptable in exceptional circumstances – particularly when there is no other alternative – appears to be something of a hospital pass.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 25 May 2017 08:55

Disagreement over quad safety

The issue of death or serious injury from quad crashes never seems far from the headlines.

Published in General News
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