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Working near overhead electric power lines

Workers who operate horticultural mobile elevating work platforms (H/MEWPs) in orchards, or other horticulture workplaces, are at significant risk of...

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Using a quad bike to tow

WorkSafe New Zealand is committed to helping reduce the risk of injuries and fatalities resulting from quad bike hazards.

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Private sale of secondhand quad bikes

WorkSafe New Zealand is committed to helping reduce the risk of injuries and fatalities resulting from quad bike hazards.

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How to load and unload a quad bike for transport

WorkSafe New Zealand is committed to helping reduce the risk of injuries and fatalities resulting from quad bike hazards.

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Children and young people

Farms are environments where families work, live and play.

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Preventing manual injuries

The most common result of manual handling incidents is injuries and pain in the lower back.

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Safe use of quad bikes

On average, five people are killed on New Zealand farms each year in work-related quad bike incidents.

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Safe sheep shearing

Back injuries, sprains, strains and hand wounds are the leading injuries associated with shearing sheep1.

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Contractors on farms

This fact sheet provides advice and examples of how farmers and contractors can work together to keep everyone on farm...

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