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Toilet paper manufacturer Cottonsoft Ltd received a sentencing decision in the Manukau District Court today after a worker was hurt on inadequately guarded machinery.

Media release

Confused about how to tackle airborne health risks? Phillipa Gibson offers a simple management model and notes some common errors.


Victoria University of Wellington and WorkSafe New Zealand have agreed to lift performance of New Zealand’s health and safety at work, through the establishment of the WorkSafe New Zealand Chair in Health and Safety.

Media release

The heat wave expected to hit New Zealand this week means workers and employers need to be more vigilant about working in heat.


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.

Safety alert

This technical bulletin clarifies the certified handler and controlled substance licence requirements for workers clearing tracks of 1080 bait.