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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Check safety critical equipment regularly

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  24-7, 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, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Check safety critical equipment regularly

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 11 January 2019 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 falling onto the ground. Initial examination of the wire rope has found corrosion at the site of the parting. It is unclear […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Clearing tracks of 1080 bait

By   /  December 20, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, Employment Issues, English, Health, KB, 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: Clearing tracks of 1080 bait

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 20 December 2018 This technical bulletin clarifies the certified handler and controlled substance licence requirements for workers clearing tracks of 1080 bait. Background  1080 is a poison widely used in pest eradication programmes. For operations over large areas of forest and bush, it is commonly applied aerially. The requirements for training and licensing of workers […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Farmers urged to focus on critical risks to avoid joining summer accident toll

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, Employment Issues, English, Health, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Business, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Sport, Trade, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Farmers urged to focus on critical risks to avoid joining summer accident toll

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 19 December 2018 Summer is a busy time on the farm, but it’s also among the most hazardous periods for accidents. Almost 550 farmers suffered injuries serious enough for them to take at least a week off work over the last summer (December 2017 – February 2018) while there were three […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Worker crushed by container swinglift

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Employment Issues, English, Environment, Health, Justice, KB, law, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Business, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Shipping, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Worker crushed by container swinglift

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 19 December 2018 In the past two years, 10 people working in the transport, postal and warehousing sector have died while at work. Three of these deaths occurred in June 2017 and one had its sequel in the Hamilton District Court on Monday. Transport company Altranz (2008) Ltd was sentenced after […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Energy Safety Business Update – December 2018

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, CTF, Culture, DJF, Employment, Employment Issues, English, Exploration, Gas, Health, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mining, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Business, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, United Kingdom, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Energy Safety Business Update – December 2018

Source: Worksafe New Zealand Categories24/7, Employment Issues, New Zealand, New Zealand Government – Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Worksafe Post navigation Previous PostPrevious Coalition Government delivers boost for low income Kiwi workers Archives Archives Recent Posts Energy Safety Business Update – December 2018 Coalition Government delivers boost for low income Kiwi workers Serious crash […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: WES and BEI explained

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, Employment Issues, English, Health, 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: WES and BEI explained

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 13 December 2018 Earlier this year we consulted on proposed changes to 15 Workplace Exposure Standards (WES) and 17 biological exposure indices (BEI) as part of ongoing WorkSafe consultation on, and review of, chemicals and their effects on workers. You may know about WES and BEI or heard other people talk […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Fires on mining equipment

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Crude, CTF, DJF, Employment Issues, English, Exploration, Gas, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mining, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Business, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Oil, Open Source Intel, Technology, Trade, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Fires on mining equipment

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 7 December 2018 This technical bulletin highlights the importance of inspection and maintenance to reduce fire risks in all plant and equipment in extractive operations. Background Worksafe’s High Hazard Unit has recently been notified of a series of events involving fires starting on plant in the extractives sector. Most of these incidents have been […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Forklift incident a reminder for companies to learn from their mistakes

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Business, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Employment Issues, English, Health, 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: Forklift incident a reminder for companies to learn from their mistakes

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 6 December 2018 Mistakes must be learnt from says WorkSafe after a freight company was sentenced in the Auckland District Court last week. PBT Transport Limited was fined $250,000 following an incident in September 2016 where a worker sustained back injuries, after the freight cage he was working in fell three […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Reverse profile diving

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, Employment Issues, English, Exploration, Gas, 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: Reverse profile diving

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 6 December 2018 This bulletin provides guidance about reverse profile diving during occupational diving operations. It has been developed in consultation with the Diving Industry Advisory Group (DIAG). It updates information first shared by DIAG in 2017. Introduction WorkSafe consulted with DIAG to determine whether reverse profile diving is a suitable […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Bounce diving

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, Culture, DJF, Employment Issues, English, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Business, New Zealand Government - Public Service, Open Source Intel, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Bounce diving

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 6 December 2018 This bulletin provides guidance about bounce diving during occupational diving operations. It has been developed in consultation with the Diving Industry Advisory Group (DIAG). Introduction WorkSafe consulted with DIAG to determine whether bounce diving is a suitable practice for an occupational diver. What is bounce diving? Bounce diving […]

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