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The National Safety Show 2015

25 – 27 June 2017

Sunday 25th 9am - 6pm
Monday 26th 9am - 6pm
Tuesday 27th 9am - 4pm

ASB Showgrounds Auckland

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See health & safety in a new light at HASANZ CONFERENCE 2016

HASANZ CONFERENCE 2016 is great value for everyone with a direct interest in workplace health and safety.

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Slaughter house crushing victim wins major award

CMP Canterbury Limited (part of the ANZCO Group) has been fined $39,000 and ordered to pay reparation of $68,250 in addition to $12,000 previously paid by the company after a worker was crushed by the door of a stun box. 

The company was sentenced in the Ashburton District Court under the Health and Safety in Employment Act for failing to keep an employee safe at work. 

A WorkSafe investigation discovered failures by the company to identify appropriate safety controls for the door.

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Silver Fern Farms fined for burns to worker

Business are being urged to regularly check the safety of their electrical systems after Silver Fern Farms Limited was fined $38,500 and ordered to pay $12,500 (of which $10,000 has already been paid by the company) in reparation after a worker suffered serious burns from an exposed live cable.

The incident occurred in June 2015 at the company’s Fairton plant and Sliver Fern Farms was sentenced in the Ashburton District Court under the Health and Safety in Employment Act.

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Plan properly before farm burn-offs

Farmers are being urged to thoroughly manage risks during burn-offs after a company was fined $72,000 and ordered to pay reparation of $107,000 following the death of an employee.

The employee died when he became trapped by fire in a gully during a burn-off on a 13,500-hectare high country station near Cromwell on 3 September 2014.

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Fire risks must be managed

A worker who suffered serious burns while doing gas-cutting work at a Taranaki scrap metal yard is to receive $17,000 in court-ordered reparation from his employer. Molten Metals Limited was also fined $45,000.

Fire

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“Litany of failures” leads to quarry worker death – company and director fined

WorkSafe New Zealand says employers must learn from health and safety failings occurring under their control.

Last April, a 24 year-old father of one died at a Bay of Plenty quarry after he was thrown from a fully laden dump truck. 

That “tragic and preventable death” had its sequel in the Tauranga District Court when the company and its director were fined. 

Worksafe

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Taranaki employer fined for worker’s death

The widow of a forestry dump truck driver killed at work will receive $97,655.45 in emotional harm reparations from his employer.

The victim was killed when an 800kg log fell from an overloaded articulated dump truck in Te Wera forest 40km east of Stratford on 26 March 2015 as he was taking off the strops holding the load in place.

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Companies to pay after fish de-heading machine injuries



Two companies have been ordered to pay reparations of $30,126 to a worker who was left with serious injuries after his arm was cut by a fish de-heading machine.

On-hire labour company AWF Limited (AWF) and Sanford Limited (Sanford) were fined $37,750 and $53,000 respectively and ordered to pay reparations of $15,063 each after pleading guilty to charges under the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 for failing to take all practicable steps to ensure the safety of the worker.

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Utility firm fined after live power line injures worker

Dunedin electricity distribution network provider Delta Utility Services has been fined $35,000 and ordered to pay reparation of $49,600 after a worker fell six metres after low voltage arcing on lines he was working on.

Delta had earlier pleaded guilty and was sentenced in the Queenstown District Court on a charge under the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (HSE) of failing to take all practicable steps to ensure the employee was not exposed to the hazard of low-voltage electricity while at work.

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