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Worksafe media release - 8/9/2017

To clear up confusion on what a safety management system is, Worksafe have created a visual one-page graphic that helps make it easy to see what’s required. The term safety management system conjures up images of a complex document that is in addition to the work that you ...
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Worksafe Safety Alert - 20/9/2017

This Safety Alert highlights the serious health and safety risks of entering and working in a grain silo. What happened? A worker was trapped in grain when an unloading auger was turned on while the worker was inside a grain silo.The incident occurred when two workers w...
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Worksafe Media Release - 21/9/2017

Daylight Saving this weekend is a good time to check on the amount of sleep you are getting to keep yourself and others healthy and safe as you work, says WorkSafe Chief Executive Nicole Rosie.“People who are tired and fatigued are 30% more likely to have an accident. Both...
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Worksafe Media Release dated 23-8-2017 - TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION TO MANAGE KNOWN RISKS

Below is the details of the first sentencing under the Health & Safety at Work Act 2015.  I really thought there would have been more media hype over the first prosecution.  It seems that the companies ability to pay the fine was a big factor in the final penalty b...
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HASANZ Press Release - 16 September 2014

A new umbrella association for workplace health and safety professions in New Zealand has been established. The Health and Safety Association of New Zealand (HASANZ) was launched on 10 September 2014 in Auckland by George Adams, Chair of the Independent Forestry Safety Revie...
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Worksafe NZ Press Release - 10 September 2014

Auckland company CMP Construction Limited has been fined $30,000 and ordered to pay reparation of $10,000 after an employee of a sub-contractor fell from a height of five metres. Mohammad Ouzoun suffered multiple fractures and significant head injuries after the fall in ...
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Worksafe NZ Press Release - 29 August 2014

Ravensdown Fertiliser Co-operative Limited has been fined $33,000 and ordered to pay reparation of $5,000 after an employee’s hand was pulled into a machine in its Napier packing plant. In November 2013, Ravensdown storeperson Jackson Hawea, had the little finger on hi...
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Worksafe NZ Press Release - 20 August 2014

Waikato based Industrial Tube Manufacturing Company Limited has been fined $39,375 and ordered to pay reparations of $15,000 over an accident involving a modified machine for shaping steel tubing. Jonathan Vink was contracted to work as a general machine operator at Indus...
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Worksafe NZ Press Release - 19 August 2014

Three companies have been fined a total of almost $120,000 dollars and ordered to pay combined reparation of $20,000 after a woman was struck by a reversing forklift at a kiwifruit pack house at Mount Maunganui. Erica Machado, 33, suffered a fractured ankle which required ...
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