Friday, 11 December 2015 11:56

Three eyes for driver safety

Tractor maker SDF believes many accidents are caused by reduced visibility from today's larger tractors and cites reports that Germany alone reported 42 tractor-related fatalities in 2014.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 27 November 2015 15:43

New campaign emphasises rural drunk drivers

Many people believe drunk drivers have a lower chance of being stopped by police when they drive on rural back roads.

Published in General News
Monday, 16 November 2015 15:01

World first for Fonterra

Fonterra says its Te Awamutu site has become the first in the world to be awarded the Food Safety System Certification 22000 – Quality, an internationally recognised food safety accreditation.

Published in General News
Friday, 26 June 2015 15:50

Pond owner first in charge of safety

Safety around effluent ponds is essential. In general the Health and Safety in Employment Act (1992) rules bear on ponds’ operation rather than their design and construction, so they affect the pond owner more than the designer or builder.

Published in Management
Friday, 15 May 2015 09:30

Chainsaw mishaps up

Chainsaw accidents are on the rise and it’s time to make some noise about this, says chainsaw maker Stihl.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 08 May 2015 00:00

Keep your best mates safe!

Many a time I have wished I was driving a police car. I’d love to turn on a siren and pull over the drivers whose dogs are travelling loose and unprotected on the back of vehicles.

Published in Management
Friday, 08 May 2015 00:00

It’s all about safety

In April two people died on farms in ‘workplace’ deaths – one was a boy aged 14. And in Waikato in April a toddler nearly drowned in dairy farm effluent. 

Published in General News
Thursday, 07 May 2015 00:00

Bureaucrats out of hand

The ban on passengers on quads is inhibiting farmers getting good professional advice, says a Gisborne farmer, Mark Gemmell.

Published in General News
Monday, 04 May 2015 12:35

Dual wheels will keep quads upright

Clic Wheel Systems quotes farmers John and Deborah McIntyre, of Nuhaka, Hawke’s Bay, as saying that anyone who feels strongly about the safe use of quads should be fitting dual wheels.

Published in Machinery & Products
Sunday, 03 May 2015 12:30

Don’t become one of the statistics

Between 2009 and 2014 there were 241 workplace fatalities in New Zealand.

Published in Machinery & Products
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