Agricultural safety is a key area for standards. These standards help farmers to prevent injury and death, improve farm safety, and protect workers and stock from harm.
A quarry worker died after becoming entangled in rotating machinery at a South Canterbury quarry.
The forest industry has launched the Safetree website, a new initiative to reduce the number of deaths and injuries in New Zealand’s forests.
Three Werner ladders are being recalled, as they do not comply with all of the requirements in the mandatory safety standard AS/NZS 1892.1:1996 Portable ladders – Part 1: Metal.
Consumer NZ and the Cancer Society are calling for an outright ban on commercial sunbeds.
From 17 March 2015, it will be unlawful to include an unfair term or clause in a standard form consumer contract.