Health & Safety

Obligations When Using Contractors

An Auckland construction company was recently found to have breached its obligations under the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 (the “Act”) and ordered to pay a hefty fine after a subcontractor’s employee suffered serious injuries from a fall while working, despite fall protection equipment being made available to the subcontractor at the work […]

A Heads-Up on Agricultural Health and Safety

By Marty Logan   Partner at Pitt & Moore (insert photo) When proposed major changes to the Health and Safety legislation come into effect there will be pressure on operators to up their game. Here are some examples of prosecutions which show the exposure that agricultural operators may have if they don’t address this area correctly. […]