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The death of a retired man who fell from a mobility scooter on a damaged piece of footpath has resulted in building development company YSB Group Limited being fined $100,000 by the Manukau District Court. The decision was released today.

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New Zealand has clearly defined standards for how machinery should be guarded, and WorkSafe says they’re still not being met by too many companies.

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Fireworks are fun but it’s important to follow the safety instructions to keep your family, pets, and property safe, and be considerate of nearby people and animals.

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Tractors are an integral part of farm businesses, but they are also a key contributor to our agricultural industry’s unacceptable number of farm deaths.

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Workplace harassment, including sexual harassment, is a serious issue for New Zealand. It has become an emerging issue both in this country and overseas.

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The international occupational health and safety management systems standard (OHSMS) identically adopted in New Zealand and Australia as AS/NZS ISO 45001, provides businesses with another option to reassure customers and stakeholders of their commitment to health and safety.

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An Auckland scaffolding company with multiple previous breaches of safety law, have been fined $180,000 for further failures to provide its workers with a safe working environment.

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