DuraLabel's Weekly Safety News

Blog Author Angelique Sanders

Weekly safety news. Stay in touch with regulations from OSHA, NFPA, and other safety codes. Find out about other companies' best and worst practices. We scour the internet to provide you with helpful training resources and the latest safety information.

Monday, May 20, 2013

Safety News From Around The World - New Zealand Numbers Glitch

The following are summaries of safety news stories, with links to the stories, from locations outside the U.S. If you have news, or know of an important news story, please send it to duralabelpro@gmail.com.

Numbers Glitch Caused Over-Count Of New Zealand's Workplace Fatalities

Double counting of some fatality accidents resulted in the official count of workplace fatalities in New Zealand being too high by 20% to 30% for more than a decade.  When there were multiple causes of a fatality, that fatality would be counted multiple times.

Read the story in the New Zealand Herald.

Related Past Posts:
Safety News From Around The World - Women In Underground Mining
Safety News From Around The World - April 13th
Safety News From Around The World - March 30th


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