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WorkSafe has approved three amendments to the New Zealand Gazette notice which sets out extractives’ Certificate of Competence (CoC) requirements. These amendments will come into place when the amendments are published. This is expected to be in a month’s time.


A young boy had a lucky escape after he fell from a quad bike and was run over by the equipment being towed behind it. WorkSafe says it is a reminder for farmers and families to ensure they are keeping kids off adult sized quad bikes, as riders or passengers.

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A major freight distribution and logistics company appeared in Auckland District Court today after an incident involving a forklift that left a man fatally injured.

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We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mike Hargreaves as our new General Manager for the Better Regulation and Legal Groups.

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This technical bulletin is aimed at persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) who design, install, commission, own, operate or maintain ammonia refrigeration plant.


Almost 50 years after New Zealand businesses working in and around construction were first made aware of the risks of asbestos, removal of the cancer causing material is still not being managed effectively.

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