Court of Appeal has upheld the Worksafe NZ decision to offer no evidence in its prosecution against Pike River mine boss Peter Whittall
Charges have been laid against a timber company after the death of 3 year who was crushed while playing on a log stack
Callister Electrical was fined $43,000 and ordered to pay $95,000 after an electrician was killed while working on a farm in Masterton last year.
A kayak hire company that was responsible for the death of 2 kayakers on Lake Tekapo was ordered to pay $324,500 in reparations and faces 200 hours of community service work. Maritime NZ gave evidence that the business was not registered, it had no safety systems, reacted too slowly during the emergency and the safety briefing and rescue boat was inadequate.