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
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 09:35

Down to the wire

Farmers don't seem to get it. So says New Zealand Agricultural Aviation Association (NZAAA) chair Alan Beck, commenting on farmers understanding their responsibilities to make their farms a safe workplace for agricultural pilots.

Published in General News
Monday, 27 April 2015 10:58

What does it mean for farming?

Worksafe NZ's prosecution of Work and Income New Zealand over last year’s Ashburton shootings holds worrying implications for New Zealand farmers, says the Federated Farmers board member responsible for health and safety, Katie Milne.

Published in General News
Friday, 24 April 2015 11:19

No more field days?

Beef + Lamb NZ and WorkSafe NZ are at odds over some aspects of quad safety.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 00:00

Landcorp sets on-farm safety standards

STATE-OWNED FARMER Landcorp is setting out to model onfarm safety with a wide range of measures to safeguard staff. 

Published in Agribusiness
 

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The Hound

Quota watch

The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.

What a jerk

Your old mate notes that serial whinger Mike Joy continues to put the boot into the farming sector.

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