Quad safety is back in the news in Australia, where the Government has ruled that rollover protection will be mandatory within 24 months.
Recent news that roll bars will be mandatory on quads in Australia within 24 months prompts the question: what’s going to happen in New Zealand?
A Golden Bay couple are calling for an ‘omnibus’ to carry school pupils and the public together to improve road safety and better connect rural communities.
A mate of the Hound’s, recently back home in Wakefield, Nelson following a month in Christchurch for medical treatment, reckons health and safety, ACC and other rules being imposed on farmers are ridiculous compared to other risky sectors.
Australian farmers are urging the Federal Government to enforce the fitting of operator protection devices (OPDs) to all new quads within two years.
AB technicians are safer onfarm after a national safety campaign to improve their work environments.
Farmers spend many hours planning their lives around the farming year, but often health and safety is left out.
A Gore farm machinery company’s shoddy repairs to a tractor have landed it with a fine of $239,063 and reparations of $103,459 awarded to an injured farm worker.