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Puketitiri farmer rescued by Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter after bull attack

Puketitiri farmer rescued by Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter after bull attack

A Hawke's Bay farmer has been left shaken and battered after a bull attack at his Puketitiri property. Farmer Robert ...
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October 10, 2019

Asbestos went undetected in botched demolition job

A company was fined $150,000 at the Auckland District Court yesterday after a botched home demolition job left a neighbour trapped in her property and workers […]
October 10, 2019

Company fined $500,000 after elderly man’s death

More than two years after an elderly man died after falling from a mobility scooter on a damaged footpath one of the companies responsible for his […]
August 28, 2019

Companies sentenced after tree falls on children

A November 2016 incident in which four children under the age of four and a teacher were injured by a falling tree at Discoveries Educare Centre […]
August 20, 2019

If it’s not safe, fix it

Companies which identify safety issues with their machinery have a duty to remedy the problems and ensure any new operational processes are consistently applied, says WorkSafe. […]
August 15, 2019

Faulty machinery leads to worker’s death

WorkSafe is urging all employers to make sure machinery their workers are using is made safe and cannot injure a worker. This comes after the Homegrown […]
August 15, 2019

Food packaging company prosecuted after previous warnings

A food packaging company has been prosecuted after previous warnings around the importance of machine guarding went unheeded. In a decision released by the Albany District […]
August 15, 2019

Who’s there TV Commercial 2011

This advert is an emotional look at the consequence of not putting safety first. Two police officers arrive to break some bad news to a young family.
August 15, 2019

Company fined after workplace incident leaves worker permanently paralysed

A North Island company has been fined $304,750 after a workplace incident on a mobile elevating work platform left a worker permanently paralysed from the neck […]
August 15, 2019

Farm company director sentenced for perverting the course of justice

A farm company director from Southland has been convicted for perverting the course of justice during a WorkSafe health and safety investigation. Davin Heaps is a […]