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Crane owners, operators urged to conduct safety checks

Crane owners, operators urged to conduct safety checks

Crane owners and operators need to check a key component following the preliminary results of a WorkSafe investigation into the ...
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Nicole Rosie – Safeguard presentation 2018

Watch Nicole Rosie’s presentation at Safeguard 2018 ...
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Manual Handling

Manual Handling

Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling heavy loads can put you at risk of serious injury. Workers are most at risk ...
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August 15, 2019

Auckland construction worker seriously injured by piece of falling clay

A construction worker has been seriously injured after a retaining slope broke on a building site in central Auckland. Icon Construction said a 20-kilogram lump of […]
February 13, 2019

Check safety critical equipment regularly

A worker has died after a wire rope being used as a handrail appears to have parted as he leaned against it and resulted in him […]
October 9, 2018

Insights

Insights is a series of conversations with leaders throughout the New Zealand economy about health and safety. Insights is a medium for thought leadership on health and safety and it is designed to stimulate and challenge. As the health and safety regulator, we want to broaden thinking, and action, beyond ‘compliance’ and the immediate, daily, operational focus of businesses and workers around the country.
September 16, 2018

Crane owners, operators urged to conduct safety checks

Crane owners and operators need to check a key component following the preliminary results of a WorkSafe investigation into the cause of an incident which led […]
August 19, 2018

Nicole Rosie – Safeguard presentation 2018

Watch Nicole Rosie's presentation at Safeguard 2018.
June 2, 2018

Manual Handling

Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling heavy loads can put you at risk of serious injury. Workers are most at risk from lifting and carrying injuries when: […]
May 8, 2018

Safety high priority at Pan Pac Forest Products

Pan Pac Forest Products managing director Doug Ducker has been on the timber processing workface for more than 40 years and one thing he has always […]
February 20, 2018

Cyclone Gita: West Coast prepares for the second former tropical cyclone in three weeks

West Coast authorities will decide this evening about declaring states of emergency as the second former tropical cyclone in three weeks bears down on the region. […]
February 20, 2018

Person dies after being trapped in a potato harvester

A person has died after becoming trapped in a potato harvester near Pukekohe. The accident happened at a Settlement Rd, near Puni, shortly before 1pm today. […]