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Gas Explosion Leaves Six Seriously Injured

Friday, 15 January 2021, 5:47 pm | Industrial Safety News

All work with gas must be done by the book – because when things go wrong, the consequences can be grave, says WorkSafe. Certifying gasfitter Gregory John Smith was repairing a fireplace at a home in Christchurch in July 2019. As part of the ... More >>

Company Fined $450k After Removing Machine Guarding

Friday, 4 December 2020, 4:55 pm | Industrial Safety News

Failure to ensure simple safety measures, such as machine guarding and supervision are in place, has left a worker with severe injuries after his arm got caught in a machine used to shred tyres Waste Management NZ Limited specialises in waste and ... More >>

Affco Fined $46,000 For Failing To Control Risks

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 8:29 pm | Industrial Safety News

Simply identifying health and safety risks is not enough, the New Zealand meat company has learned after a worker suffered a life-threatening infection following an incident at the company’s plant in Imlay In June 2015 a worker was cleaning up an offal ... More >>