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The Coroner’s report has recently been released on the deaths of three people in Waimate in 2015 from a fire in their home, which our Energy Safety team investigated. Our investigation found that the fire was most likely caused by the malfunction of a plastic kettle in the house.

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WorkSafe has approved three amendments to the New Zealand Gazette notice which sets out extractives’ Certificate of Competence (CoC) requirements. These amendments will come into place when the amendments are published. This is expected to be in a month’s time.

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A young boy had a lucky escape after he fell from a quad bike and was run over by the equipment being towed behind it. WorkSafe says it is a reminder for farmers and families to ensure they are keeping kids off adult sized quad bikes, as riders or passengers.

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A major freight distribution and logistics company appeared in Auckland District Court today after an incident involving a forklift that left a man fatally injured.

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We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mike Hargreaves as our new General Manager for the Better Regulation and Legal Groups.

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