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The boss of a farming company has been convicted after asking an injured staff member to lie to WorkSafe so the business would not be prosecuted.
A Bay of Plenty sawmill site will be blessed on Monday after a man died in a workplace accident.
A man in his 70s was killed yesterday when the bulldozer he was driving on a Hawke's Bay farm rolled over on top of him.
A farm machinery company has been fined nearly $240,000 after it failed to repair properly the brakes on a tractor which ended up running over a worker.
Two similar health and safety failings have cost a timber company more than $680,000 in fines, reparations and costs.
A man whose hand was cut off in a Timaru meat works machine believes the company should have been ordered to pay more than the $300,000 fine it received. Audio
The number of deaths and serious injuries in the farming sector have dropped this year.
An electrical company and a farming company have been fined after a worker was stuck in a grain silo and had to be resuscitated.
WorkSafe has issued strong recommendations on mine safety after an accident killed a migrant mine worker in November 2015.
Two Auckland students who had their throats cut in a college production could have been killed, a newly released report says.
Saint Kentigern College has avoided prosecution over two boys who had their throats cut during a school production of Sweeney Todd.
Rebecca Black, 40, died after her horse and another horse fell during a race in Gore.
The Hamilton City Council will pay an additional $80,000 to the children of an employee who was fatally mauled by a tiger at its zoo.
WorkSafe is investigating Fonterra's Edendale dairy factory after two emergencies there within a month.
A judge has fined Hamilton City Council nearly $39,000, and asked it to pay $10,000 in reparation, after a zookeeper was killed by a tiger.
A judge has ruled the Ministry of Social Development office in Ashburton where two workers were killed was unsafe for staff. Video
Work and Income staff shot dead by Russell Tully would have had time to escape if the Ashburton office had "controlled" access, a WorkSafe lawyer has said.
Not charging Pike River's chief executive over the mine disaster was unprincipled, a lawyer for some of the victims' families says. Video, Audio
It's been three months since sweeping changes to health and safety laws were rolled out, but WorkSafe says it will take years to transform the country's attitude around them.
Dunedin electricity network provider Delta has been fined $35,000 and ordered to pay reparations of $49,600 to a worker who fell 6 metres while on the job in 2014. Delta...