Displaying items by tag: safety

Friday, 22 May 2020 11:32

Helping comply with safety

With on-farm safety being a real challenge, especially for employers, the Smart HS approach might offer some answers.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 20 March 2020 11:43

Oz warning on Covid-19 scams

People reeling from the effects of Covid-19 have one more thing to worry about.

Published in World News
Friday, 14 February 2020 10:52

Handy app, funny name

The What 3 Words (W3W) app is being used by an increasing number of rural people.

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 28 January 2020 12:01

Safety mindset must change

WorkSafe NZ is calling on farmers and other rural businesses to treat health and safety as more than a compliance issue.

Published in General News
Monday, 20 January 2020 10:17

Funny tractor safety video inspired by Air NZ

Are you switching your phone to flight mode before driving your tractor?

Published in General News
Monday, 13 January 2020 11:21

Lighter, lower-cost safety device for quads

Ag-Tech Industries has added a lighter, lower-cost item to its QuadGuard range of crush protection devices.

Published in Machinery & Products
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
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