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Media Releases 2002

These links are to information releases from the Department from 2002

date subject
20 Dec 2002 Company fined $12,000 after worker suffers serious burns
[workplace health & safety]
18 Dec 2002 Company fined $17,500 after worker crushed to death
[workplace health & safety]
06 Dec 2002 Company convicted after worker is left paralysed
[workplace health & safety]
28 Nov 2002 Hazardous Substances Inquiry
[workplace health & safety]
13 Nov 2002 Company fined $15,000 after 16-year-old worker crushed to death
[workplace health & safety]
05 Nov 2002 McDonalds to pay $8,000 after worker falls 2.8 metres
[workplace health & safety]
01 Nov 2002 Second accident sees company fined a total $6,000
[workplace health & safety]
24 Oct 2002 Company sentenced after worker hit by falling laundry bag
[workplace health & safety]
16 Oct 2002 Company fined $15,000 after worker falls to his death
[workplace health & safety]
03 Oct 2002 Camp fined $5000 after air rifle accident
[workplace health & safety]
02 Sep 2002 National forklift driving competition
[workplace health & safety]
30 Aug 2002 The facts on workplace deaths (National Business Review article)
[workplace health & safety]
27 Aug 2002 English-Maori health and safety glossary released
[workplace health & safety]
29 Aug 2002 Department of Labour's Briefing to the Incoming Minister
[labour]
22 Aug 2002 Sawmill to pay $8,000 after worker's thumb amputated
[workplace health & safety]
20 Aug 2002 Worker's finger amputated in chocolate machine
[workplace health & safety]
15 Aug 2002 Company sentenced after worker crushed to death
[workplace health & safety]
15 Aug 2002 Nightclub fined $3,000 after patron set alight
[workplace health & safety]
14 Aug 2002 Labour hire company fined after worker falls 5.2 metres
[workplace health & safety]
14 Aug 2002 Port Nelson Ltd fined after worker killed
[workplace health & safety]
12 Aug 2002 Companies fined after worker suffered serious acid burns
[workplace health & safety]
02 Aug 2002 One workplace death is one too many
[workplace health & safety]
14 Jun 2002 Company fined $8,300 after worker harmed
[workplace health & safety]
21 May 2002 Company fined $15,000 after worker killed
[workplace health & safety]
20 May 2002 Charges laid after Fly By Wire Accident
[workplace health & safety]
20 May 2002 Work-related bladder cancer problem in New Zealand
[workplace health & safety]
16 May 2002 Budget 2002 $11.6m for skills forecasting action plan
[labour]
8 May 2002 Company fined $10,000 after worker injured
[workplace health & safety]
27 Mar 2002 Company fined $23,500 after worker killed
[workplace health & safety]
18 Mar 2002 $60,000 in fines for flouting health and safety law
[workplace health & safety]
18 Mar 2002 Tranz Rail Ltd. fined $15,000 after worker injected with grease
[workplace health & safety]
18 March 2002 Minimum wage rate goes up today
[workplace health & safety]
04 Mar 2002 Queenstown fly by wire gets certificate to open
[workplace health & safety]
26 Feb 2002 Company fined $10,000 after man hit on head by crane
[workplace health & safety]
26 Feb 2002 Company fined $5,000 after worker poisoned by carbon monoxide
[workplace health & safety]
19 Feb 2002 $10,000 fine after worker injured
[workplace health & safety]
19 Feb 2002 Companies fined $18,000 after Auckland Gas explosion
[workplace health & safety]
31 Jan 2002 Work death toll continues to rise
[workplace health & safety]
28 Jan 2002 Company fined $12,000 after worker's toes amputated
[workplace health & safety]
15 Jan 2002 Logging trucks losing it in Northland
[workplace health & safety]
11 Jan 2002 Occupational deafness real problem for New Zealand workers
[workplace health & safety]
09 Jan 2002 Young New Zealand workers injured and killed at work
[workplace health & safety]
03 Jan 2002 OSH urges communities to be safe over the summer
[workplace health & safety]