Friday, 17 April 2015 12:14

Risk is higher as seasons change

The recent cold snap is a timely reminder for farmers that we are heading into a high-risk period for vehicle and machinery-related injuries.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 16:02

Health and Safety Law Progress

Worksafe New Zealand has advised that the Health and Safety Reform Bill, currently working its way through Parliament, is expected to be passed into law mid-year.

Published in Industry
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 09:35

Minister welcomes launch of Safer Farms

Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse has welcomed the launch of the government's Safer Farms programme.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 09:13

Quad message starting to get through

WORKSAFE NEW Zealand says it thinks farmers are getting the message about quad safety despite a recent spike in quad crash deaths.

Published in General News
Monday, 17 February 2014 13:02

Farm deaths declining

ON-FARM deaths are on the decline, with both WorkSafe NZ and ACC statistics showing a declining trend in fatalities since 2008, Federated Farmers says.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 17 December 2013 10:56

Contractors welcome WorkSafe NZ

RURAL CONTRACTORS New Zealand (RCNZ) has welcomed the arrival of the newly established WorkSafe NZ – a key plank in workplace health and safety reforms.

Published in General News
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