MEDIA RELEASES


Lyttelton Port Company Fined

The importance of systematic maintenance and proper fault management of machinery in workplaces has been highlighted today at the sentencing of the Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) for failing to take all practicable steps to ensure its employees’ safe...

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Employee fault no effect on employer liability

The requirement on the employer to take all practicable steps to ensure workplace health and safety is not diluted if the injury occurred through employee stupidity. The test is whether the risk was reasonably foreseeable. This was highlighted in ...

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HAZARD ALERT: Tethered felling machine rollover

Background: A felling machine was travelling back up the same path he came down on, towards the tehtering machine, bunching trees as he went. At the time of the incident he was parked on, or near, a rocky outcrop and was moving wind thrown trees o...

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Independent Forestry Safety Review - Final Report

The Final Report from the Independent Forestry Safety Review has just been released. Attached is the Summary of the Report, now available for viewing. Read the IFSR Report Summary The full report is also available to the public as of now...

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IFSR - Launch of Final Report Live on Rural TV

Due to the extremely high level of interest in the Independent Forestry Safety Review Panel hand over of their Report to the Review Sponsors, the handover and release of the report will be shown live on Rural TV. If you wish to watch the relea...

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Media Release Storms Hit Forest Workforce

23rd July 2014 View the full Media Release

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West Coast Salvage - Politicians Miss the Point

27th June 2014 View the full Media Release

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Time for Silent Majority to be Heard

9th June 2014 View the full Media Release

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Forest Contractors Welcome Expert Review Team

29th January 2014 View the full Media Release

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