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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Incident a lesson for farmers who own stock loading ramps

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, Employment Issues, English, Justice, KB, law, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Business, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Technology, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Incident a lesson for farmers who own stock loading ramps

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 18 April 2019 A truck driver was left with a skull fracture and significant head injuries after a stock loading ramp used to unload sheep from a truck fell on him in October 2017 when its winch system failed. A truck driver was left with a skull fracture and significant head […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Avoiding injury can be as easy as reading instruction manuals thoroughly

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Employment Issues, English, Justice, KB, law, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Business, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Republic of Korea, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Avoiding injury can be as easy as reading instruction manuals thoroughly

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 16 April 2019 Reading instruction manuals thoroughly before working with complex machinery is an easy way to avoid serious injury, WorkSafe says. In a decision released by the Dunedin District Court last week, Southern District Health Board and Fire and Mech Contracting Limited were fined, after a worker’s arm was crushed […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: WorkSafe welcomes new Construction Sector Accord

By   /  April 15, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, Employment Issues, English, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Business, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: WorkSafe welcomes new Construction Sector Accord

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 15 April 2019 WorkSafe is welcoming an initiative with the construction industry which will include a focus on the critical areas of health, safety and wellbeing. The Construction Sector Accord was announced yesterday by Minister for Building and Construction Jenny Salesa. The Accord is a partnership between the Government and construction […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Company fined after worker fatally injured by steel beam

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Employment Issues, English, Exploration, Gas, Justice, KB, law, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Business, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Company fined after worker fatally injured by steel beam

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 12 April 2019 A structural steelwork company was fined $250,000 yesterday after a heavy steel beam fatally injured a worker. Pegasus Engineering Limited was sentenced at the Christchurch District Court yesterday following the fatal incident in June 2017 in Rolleston. In the incident a worker was moving steel beams from work […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Always turn power off when carrying out electrical work

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Employment Issues, English, Justice, KB, law, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Business, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Always turn power off when carrying out electrical work

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 4 April 2019 WorkSafe is urging employers to mitigate any risks before carrying out electrical work, after a worker was left with serious electrical burns to his hands. In a decision released by the Invercargill District Court this week, Wallace Murray Electrical Limited was fined $150,000 following the incident, which took place […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Boiling brine at Heinz Wattie’s factory burns worker

By   /  April 3, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, Crude, CTF, DJF, Employment Issues, English, Exploration, Gas, Justice, KB, law, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Business, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Oil, Open Source Intel, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Boiling brine at Heinz Wattie’s factory burns worker

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 3 April 2019 Food manufacturer Heinz Wattie’s Limited appeared in the Hastings District Court yesterday after a boiling solution burned a worker’s lower legs. In May 2017, a vat used to manufacture brine solution for use in various food products at the company’s Hastings factory boiled over. While attempting to turn the […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Organic solvents

By   /  April 1, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, Employment Issues, English, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Business, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Trade, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Organic solvents

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 1 April 2019 This Safety Alert highlights the serious health and safety risks of using organic solvents in enclosed spaces with poor ventilation and lack of personal protective equipment. What happened? In two separate events, two workers fell unconscious and later died as a likely result of acute exposure to organic solvents. One […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners – Newsletter February 2019

By   /  March 26, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, Employment Issues, English, Exploration, Gas, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mining, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Business, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners – Newsletter February 2019

Source: Worksafe New Zealand Adventure activity notification Asbestos removal Electrical and gas Major Hazard Facilities Hazardous work Occupational diseases Extractives Petroleum Geothermal Raise a health or safety concern                                                        […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: 140 litre LPG leak could have been deadly

By   /  March 1, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, Crude, CTF, DJF, Employment Issues, English, Exploration, Gas, Justice, KB, law, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Business, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Oil, Open Source Intel, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: 140 litre LPG leak could have been deadly

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 1 March 2019 WorkSafe says an uncontrolled LPG release at a gas production station in Taranaki could have had potentially deadly consequences for the six workers on site. Three companies were sentenced in the New Plymouth District Court last month, after a November 2016 incident that saw approximately 140 litres of […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Inaugural health and safety workshop attended by Wairarapa winegrowers and WorkSafe

By   /  March 1, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, Employment Issues, English, Environment, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Business, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Trade, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Inaugural health and safety workshop attended by Wairarapa winegrowers and WorkSafe

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 1 March 2019 As harvest season begins, Wairarapa wineries are focused on workers’ health and safety, following a workshop with health and safety regulator WorkSafe New Zealand. In January, WorkSafe hosted the inaugural practical health and safety workshop with 18 wineries from across the Wairarapa region. The workshop, which was run […]

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