Thursday, 02 June 2016 14:55

Safety culture on farm a key aim

The new workplace health and safety legislation is trying to engender in farming a safety culture.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 12:55

Black spots putting lives at risk

Cellphone black spots and a lack of internet broadband is putting lives at risk in rural communities, claims a rural health advocate.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 06:55

Big demand for H&S advice

Farmer demand for help on health and safety has tested Beef + Lamb NZ's capacity to deliver.

Published in General News
Friday, 20 May 2016 10:55

Food safety and security conference

Registrations are now open for a new global food integrity conference to be held in Auckland on July 13-14.

Published in General News

He was an imposing force on the rugby field and now ex-All Black great and rugby icon Richard Loe wants farmers to stand up and take notice about safety.

Published in General News
Thursday, 17 March 2016 06:55

Early autumn peak period for hort injuries

There's the last of the summerfruit is to be harvested, but everyone's tired – bringing a heightened risk of accidents in growing operations.

Published in General News
Thursday, 10 March 2016 07:55

Quad safety devices face backlash

Quad crash injuries and deaths in Australia have prompted Worksafe Victoria to push the use of crush prevention devices, but there's a howl of protest.

Published in World News
Monday, 15 February 2016 13:01

Birds may set you ablaze

The risk of tractor fires caused by birds is very real and totally preventable, yet it continues to plague farmers and contractors on an annual basis.

Published in Machinery & Products

WorkSafe is urging farmers to focus on keeping kids safe on the farm over the summer holidays.

Published in General News
Friday, 18 December 2015 07:55

Busting myths about health and safety

WorkSafe has launched a myth-busting series taking aim at the top 10 tall tales doing the rounds about improving health and safety on New Zealand farms.

Published in General News
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