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Attraction to stay closed until improvements

Monday, 29 November 2004, 5:55 pm | Occupational Safety And Health

The death of an 18-year old at a Rotorua adventure tourism park in September was a tragic accident, a Department of Labour investigation has found. More >>

Company to pay $16,000 after workers inhale poison

Tuesday, 29 April 2003, 3:12 pm | Occupational Safety And Health

A Hawke's Bay company has been sentenced to pay $16,000 in reparation costs after two workers became ill after inhaling poisonous fumes. More >>

Company fined $14,000 after worker strangled

Friday, 11 April 2003, 4:55 pm | Occupational Safety And Health

An Auckland orthotics company has been sentenced to pay $14,000 after a man was strangled to death in machinery last year. More >>

Company to pay $15,000

Friday, 14 March 2003, 5:29 pm | Occupational Safety And Health

A Hamilton company has been sentenced to pay $15,000 today after a contractor was seriously harmed in a workplace accident in December 2001. More >>

Company to pay $9,000 after hand blown off

Thursday, 6 March 2003, 10:04 am | Occupational Safety And Health

Gunton Farms Limited have been sentenced to pay $9,000 after a worker had his hand blown off in a workplace accident last year. More >>

OSH launches seminars throughout New Zealand

Monday, 3 March 2003, 9:21 am | Occupational Safety And Health

The first of over 120 free seminars about amendments to health and safety law will start tomorrow. More >>

$6,500 fine after worker blinded in one eye

Thursday, 27 February 2003, 4:50 pm | Occupational Safety And Health

An Opotiki company was sentenced today after one of their workers was injured in a kiwifruit orchard last year. More >>

Company fined $10,000 after fingers amputated

Tuesday, 11 February 2003, 6:26 am | Occupational Safety And Health

A Lower Hutt company has been fined $10,000 after a worker had two of his fingers amputated following a workplace accident. More >>

Co. fined $11,000 after concrete pouring accident

Wednesday, 5 February 2003, 4:58 pm | Occupational Safety And Health

Downer Construction (New Zealand) Limited was sentenced to pay $11,000 today after being prosecuted by the Occupational Safety and Health Service (OSH). More >>

Company to pay $10,000 after worker burnt

Tuesday, 4 February 2003, 6:52 pm | Occupational Safety And Health

Transfield Services Ltd was sentenced to pay $10,000 today after being prosecuted by the Occupational Safety and Health Service (OSH). More >>

Company's Fifteenth Conviction

Friday, 31 January 2003, 1:13 pm | Occupational Safety And Health

A company with 14 previous health and safety convictions was ordered to pay a total penalty of $10,000 yesterday for its latest breach of health and safety law. More >>

Watercare fined $12,000 after worker suffers burns

Friday, 20 December 2002, 4:22 pm | Occupational Safety And Health

Watercare Services Ltd was fined $12,000 in the Auckland District Court today after an accident last year. More >>

Company convicted after worker is left paralysed

Friday, 6 December 2002, 3:04 pm | Occupational Safety And Health

A Wellington company was fined $26,500 today after being prosecuted by the Occupational Safety and Health Service (OSH). More >>

$15,000 fine after 16-year-old crushed to death

Wednesday, 13 November 2002, 4:20 pm | Occupational Safety And Health

Rubbish recycling company Street Smart Ltd was sentenced to pay a fine of $15,000 in the Manukau District Court today after a worker was killed last year. More >>

McDonalds to pay $8,000 after worker falls 2.8mtrs

Tuesday, 5 November 2002, 6:36 pm | Occupational Safety And Health

A McDonalds restaurant in Whakatane was sentenced to pay $8,000 today after a worker fell 2.8 metres while trying to retrieve happy meal toys earlier this year. More >>

Second accident sees company fined a total $6,000

Friday, 1 November 2002, 3:48 pm | Occupational Safety And Health

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) have prosecuted a Hawke's Bay company after an accident where a worker's fingers were degloved earlier this year. More >>

Sentence After Worker Hit By Falling Laundry Bag

Thursday, 24 October 2002, 3:13 pm | Occupational Safety And Health

New Zealand Towel Supplies Limited (NZTS) were ordered to pay $9,000 after a worker was seriously injured in an accident last year. More >>

Company fined after worker falls to his death

Wednesday, 16 October 2002, 1:14 pm | Occupational Safety And Health

Donaghys Industries Limited was fined $15,000 in the Christchurch District Court today after an accident this year. More >>

Camp fined $5,000 after air rifle accident

Thursday, 3 October 2002, 10:15 am | Occupational Safety And Health

A holiday camp near Otaki has been fined $5,000 after a visitor was hurt by a faulty air rifle earlier this year. The Forest Lakes Camp was sentenced in the Wellington District Court after pleading guilty to charges under the Health and Safety in Employment ... More >>

National Forklift Driving Competition

Monday, 2 September 2002, 1:09 pm | Occupational Safety And Health

Some of New Zealand's top forklift drivers will be competing to be the king or queen of forklift driving in the Wellington region tomorrow, as part of a National Forklift Driving Competition. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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