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24/10/2015 19:16
New Zealand’s Official HSR Transition Training Site   WorkSafe New Zealand and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) have appointed Safety ‘n Action to provide FREE nationwide transition training to eligible Health & Safety Representatives...
15/10/2015 17:21
  15 October 2015 The company behind the fireworks failures which injured three spectators at an August 2014 All Blacks match has been fined $52,500 under the Health and Safety in Employment Act, $31,500 under the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act, and ordered to pay...
29/09/2015 20:40
25 September 2015   New Zealand Timber Limited has been fined $51,000 and ordered to pay reparation of $38,000 after an employee had the tip of a thumb and the fingers on his right hand amputated. The employee has had a number of surgeries on his hand to re-attach his index finger...
23/09/2015 19:19
18 September 2015 Businesses need to ensure they are maintaing their machinery, plant and equipment. The company operating a Dunedin Countdown supermarket where a security gate collapsed on an employee has been fined $44,300 and ordered to pay reparations of $33,000. As a result of the incident,...
23/09/2015 19:15
15 SEPTEMBER 2015 Hundreds of rural kiwi kids are coming top of the class in farm safety. More than 1,500 school children in Waikato are taking part in a pilot initiative to help them and their families stay safe on farms and thousands more are set to take part as the scheme grows. Blue Light,...
23/09/2015 19:02
CASE STUDY: LANDCORP PLAY IT SAFE 09 SEPTEMBER 2015 When Farm Business Manager Mark Johnson introduced new approaches to health and safety (H&S) on the four Landcorp farms he manages, he found the number of accidents on the farm reduced and productivity increased. First step for Mark, who...
23/09/2015 18:58
  18 September 2015 The company operating a Dunedin Countdown supermarket where a security gate collapsed on an employee has been fined $44,300 and ordered to pay reparations of $33,000. As a result of the incident, the employee suffered compression fractures of several vertebrae,...
16/09/2015 07:43
Kids graduate to farm safety 15 September 2015 Hundreds of rural kiwi kids are coming top of the class in farm safety. More than 1,500 school children in Waikato are taking part in a pilot initiative to help them and their families stay safe on farms and thousands more are set to take part...
04/09/2015 10:35
Hutt company fined after worker loses four fingers 3 September 2015 This accident, apart from the machine guarding, really identifies the importance of ensuring that employees are given good training, instruction and supervision to learn how to undertake their work as safely and efficiently as...
02/09/2015 15:37
 Watch this trench collapse  www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wmcD3aM8X4
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