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Company fined after nine tonne truck hoist crushes mechanic

18 April 2016

Agricultural contracting company, John Austin Limited, has been fined $36,750 and ordered to pay reparations of $65,554 after a mechanic was crushed by a nine tonne truck hoist, leaving him... Read More

Farmers urged to stay safe during shearing

8 April 2016

With sheep shearing accounting for more than $3 million in injury claims to ACC over the past three years, farmers are being urged to take care as pens fill up in wool-sheds across the country.

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Health and safety a priority for RMF Consulting

7 April 2016

RMF Consulting’s John Fysh plans to help Gisborne businesses deal with health and safety requirements. Read More

Recycling collection firm to pay over $151K after employee fatally crushed in bin lift incident

24 March 2016

The family of a Wellington driver fatally crushed while operating a glass collection truck will receive $85,000 in court-ordered reparations from Enviro Waste Services Limited (ESL). Read More

Fruit and veg processor to pay over $250,000 for finger amputations

7 March 2016

In a reserved decision released today, Prepared Produce Limited was fined $196,406.25 for six offences and ordered to pay $57,000 in reparation to three victims. Read More

Manual Handling is a major concern with links to Work Place Stress

15 February 2016

Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD’s) account for 70% of all Work Cover long Term Claims and more than 62% of all work cover costs. Read More