Wood orders safety investigation into all ports

Staff reporters
Wed, 27 Apr 2022

Ports will get a visit from both WorkSafe and Maritime NZ (Image: BusinessDesk)
Ports will get a visit from both WorkSafe and Maritime NZ (Image: BusinessDesk)
Staff reporters
Wed, 27 Apr 2022
Maritime New Zealand and WorkSafe will assess the systems and safety protocols at each of NZ's 13 ports, following two worker deaths within a week at Ports of Auckland and Lyttelton Port.Workplace relations and safety minister Michael Wood has also directed the Transport Accident Investigation Commission to investigate the recent port fatalities and asked the ports leadership group – including maritime worker unions and port CEOs – to prepare advice on 'priority actions' for the minister to consider, including regulatory...

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