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WorkSafe New Zealand
New Zealand's workplace health & safety regulator. Working with businesses and workers to make Kiwi workplaces safer and healthier.
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WorkSafe New Zealand Jan 14
The number of work related deaths dropped last year but there are still too many people who don't get to come home from work to their families
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WorkSafe New Zealand Jan 13
Replying to @mrploppyone
Hi there, I've sent you a DM about this :)
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WorkSafe New Zealand Jan 13
Replying to @Anand0012 @MBIEgovtnz
Hi Paul, can you please fill in our online notification form so our Response team can look into this. Thanks.
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WorkSafe New Zealand Jan 10
A worker has died after a wire rope being used as a handrail appears to have parted as he leaned against it and resulted in him falling onto the ground 👉
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WorkSafe New Zealand Jan 10
Need a good read for your Friday afternoon? ⬇️⬇️
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WorkSafe New Zealand Jan 8
If you smell gas, don't light a match to prove it! Use soapy water to spray gas connections and if they bubble - you've got troubles 😺
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WorkSafe New Zealand Jan 7
💥GIVE AWAY💥 Get your claws on a Ziegler and Brown Grill this summer by entering our Claude the energy safety cat Facebook competition - Thanks to the LPG Association for donating this awesome prize! 👍
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WorkSafe New Zealand Jan 7
Avoid a cat-tastrophe and check the connections on gas-reliant appliances before using them this summer 😺
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WorkSafe New Zealand Jan 6
Replying to @danserif
Thanks Dan 😺 There is definitely more sassy cat! Claude is our resident spokescat for our energy safety campaigns. You can check out the current campaign on our website and Facebook page -
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WorkSafe New Zealand Dec 20
Summer is a busy time on the farm, but it’s also among the most hazardous periods for accidents, including the most serious👉
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WorkSafe New Zealand Dec 20
Meri Kirihimete ki a koutou! Have a safe and relaxing Christmas break 🎄🎅
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WorkSafe New Zealand Dec 19
The Government’s new Health and Safety at Work Strategy sets the direction for health and safety improvements over the next 10 years.
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WorkSafe New Zealand Dec 18
Transport company Altranz (2008) Ltd was sentenced in court this week for an incident in 2017 where an 18 year old worker's life was tragically cut short after being crushed by a swinglift, a machine designed for lifting containers on and off a truck👉
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WorkSafe New Zealand Dec 16
We turned five yesterday 🎂 New Zealand has done some great mahi so far but we want our health and safety performance to be world-class. So let's keep working together Aotearoa!
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WorkSafe New Zealand Dec 12
Replying to @rhcandy
Hi Rachel, that doesn't sound good. Can you please DM us with more details and I will get our team to look into this. Thanks.
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WorkSafe New Zealand Dec 11
Claude knows best! If it bubbles you've got troubles
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WorkSafe New Zealand Dec 10
Great mahi! Ka pai 👍
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WorkSafe New Zealand Dec 10
“I liken our health and safety to a sports team. They go out and practice all week and they play one game. We play games every day, where’s our training?” Watch the full insights video with Quinton Hall from Ngāi Tahu Tourism 👉 ⛷️🧗‍♂️🚵‍♀️
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WorkSafe New Zealand Dec 9
A recent forklift incident serves as a reminder for companies to learn from their mistakes after a worker sustained back injuries after falling from forklift tines. The company has had two similar incidents occur on their sites 👉
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WorkSafe New Zealand Dec 5
Replying to @FightLeft
Unfortunately common sense isn’t (and never has been) that common. If health and safety was just about common sense New Zealand wouldn’t have such high fatality and injury rates.
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