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
Thursday, 17 March 2016 06:55

Early autumn peak period for hort injuries

There's the last of the summerfruit is to be harvested, but everyone's tired – bringing a heightened risk of accidents in growing operations.

Published in General News
Thursday, 28 January 2016 07:00

Do your share to prevent mishaps on farm

Regardless of whether the accident is work related or not, when a child dies in an accident on farm, it's often an avoidable tragedy.

Published in Opinion
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
Saturday, 20 June 2015 16:23

Too many people are dying on farms

The current workplace health and safety law has been in place since 1992 and the responsibilities of those in charge of a workplace have not substantially changed since that time. 

Published in Opinion

Overly officious inspectors and difficulty finding the time to do paperwork are coloring farmers’ impressions of WorkSafe NZ, according to farmers.

Published in General News
Monday, 15 June 2015 07:12

Keep lawyer on speed dial

Any farmer unlucky enough to have an employee, visitor or family member seriously injured onfarm should call their lawyer as soon as the injured person is on their way to hospital.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 02 June 2015 13:56

Unbuggering the muddle

Workplace Relations Minister Michael Woodhouse recently described the existing workplace safety legislation a ‘bugger’s muddle’. 

Published in Opinion

Worksafe New Zealand’s chair says he’s asked the senior managers at his organisation to try to broker a deal with farmers over the carrying of passengers on quads.

Published in General News
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