ACC will invest $22 million into workplace injury prevention grants and subsidies.

Published in General News
Thursday, 20 December 2018 14:10

Be safe on the farm this summer

Summer is a busy time on the farm, but it’s also among the most hazardous periods for accidents, says WorkSafe NZ

Published in General News
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 08:57

Proper cows!

Maternal aggression may be behind many attacks on humans by cows, say two overseas animal experts.

Published in Milking It
Friday, 26 October 2018 14:58

Fine, reparation for worker’s death

A Wellsford farmer was fined $70,000 and ordered to pay $130,000 in reparation for the death of a worker driving a tractor.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 13:39

Fire warnings for farmers

The response to a Northland burn-off that got out of control cost $20,000 to $50,000, involving two helicopters and volunteers from four local areas.

Published in General News
Monday, 15 October 2018 08:47

Keeping safety simple

Onfarm injuries are at their highest in the beginning of spring — here's how you can prevent them.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 07:55

Pond drowning shocks industry

Federated Farmers is extending its “deepest sympathy” to the family of a four-year-old boy found dead in a farm effluent pond near Harihari in south Westland.

Published in General News
Monday, 06 August 2018 09:21

Fieldays doesn’t get it on safety

Carrying people to inaccessible parts of a property has always been a challenge, but it must be done safely and by the rules.

Published in Machinery & Products

When the Health and Safety at Work Act (HASWA) came into force two years ago there were misgivings and nervousness in the rural sector. 

Published in Opinion
Friday, 08 June 2018 08:55

The danger of long hours

It was a headline that should remind all of us about the risks of asking our staff or ourselves to work very long hours. 

Published in Opinion
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