Wednesday, 30 October 2019 11:24

Heads up on a good hat

Quad safety is back in the news in Australia, where the Government has ruled that rollover protection will be mandatory within 24 months.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 25 October 2019 08:55

Shonky work scuppers safety

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?

Published in General News

Rural contractors have donated $30k to support Nelson ambulance and rescue helicopter services.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 24 September 2019 14:55

Rural ‘omnibus’ mooted to ministers

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.

Published in General News
Friday, 16 August 2019 11:34

Good point

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.

Published in The Hound
Thursday, 08 August 2019 10:55

Govt stalled on quad rollers

Australian farmers are urging the Federal Government to enforce the fitting of operator protection devices (OPDs) to all new quads within two years.

Published in World News
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 11:55

AB technicians see drop in injuries

AB technicians are safer onfarm after a national safety campaign to improve their work environments.

Published in General News
Monday, 22 April 2019 10:25

A little planning goes a long way

Farmers spend many hours planning their lives around the farming year, but often health and safety is left out.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 07 March 2019 12:38

Brake failure brings big fine

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.

Published in General News
Thursday, 07 March 2019 12:37

Face up to the facts

Farmers must accept individual responsibility for the industry’s poor health and safety record, says an industry health and safety leader.

Published in General News
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