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'This company should have learnt from its previous history'

'This company should have learnt from its previous history'

An NZ company with 20 previous health and safety convictions over the last two decades has landed in front of the courts again

Health & safety: Top challenges for 2019

Health & safety: Top challenges for 2019

As the New Year begins, many businesses will be revisiting their health and safety controls

'This is unacceptably high, and the pace of progress has stalled'

'This is unacceptably high, and the pace of progress has stalled'

There are 50-60 deaths from work injuries in NZ each year, and 600-900 deaths from health risks associated with work

Employer fined $250K after workplace accident

Employer fined $250K after workplace accident

This wasn't the first time the company had issues with freight cages falling

Tragedy leads to WorkSafe accepting enforceable undertaking

Tragedy leads to WorkSafe accepting enforceable undertaking

WorkSafe found that the employer had failed to ensure the health and safety of a worker