Displaying items by tag: WORKSAFE

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
Saturday, 23 July 2016 10:26

Reducing harm plan launched

ACC and WorkSafe New Zealand have launched the inaugural 'Reducing Harm in New Zealand Workplaces Action Plan'.

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
Monday, 20 June 2016 13:25

Plan properly before farm burn-offs

Farmers are being urged to thoroughly manage risks during burn-offs.

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
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
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