News | Health & Safety
27 Jun 2022 9:20
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    A worker is said to be in a hopeful condition in hospital, after a workplace incident involving chemicals in Christchurch

    A worker is said to be in a hopeful condition in hospital, after a workplace incident involving chemicals in Christchurch


    The Institute for Environmental Science and Research is carrying out testing at Bromley's Pest Control Research site, and WorkSafe is investigating.

    The staff member was exposed to the chemicals two weeks ago at the site which handles, but doesn't make, 1080 poison.

    Research director at the site Matthew O'Brien says they're supporting their worker.

    He says they're doing everything they can to support their man and his family, as well as to assist WorkSafe with their work.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

     Other Health & Safety News
     27 Jun: From tomorrow a second Covid-19 booster will be available for older Kiwis, and some other groups
     27 Jun: More than a billion dollars is spent on takeaways and fast food each year in Auckland
     27 Jun: Concern about a dangerous chemical that's been found in illicit drugs here
     26 Jun: Most New Zealanders want changes to our drug laws
     25 Jun: With GPs and hospitals working flat tack, we're being urged to look after ourselves as much as possible
     24 Jun: Data suggests volunteer firefighters are pulling more than their weight
     23 Jun: New Zealand has 5285 community Covid-19 cases today, and another 12 deaths
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    The undefeated Black Ferns Ma won the women's Oceania rugby sevens title with a 26-5 win over Australia in Pukekohe More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    More than a billion dollars is spent on takeaways and fast food each year in Auckland More...



     Today's News

    Living & Travel:
    Boeing 737 MAX mid-air emergencies revealed as US agency prepares to probe production issues 9:09

    Golf:
    Korean golfer In Gee Chun has held on to complete a one shot win at the women's PGA Championship in Maryland... the year's third Major 8:59

    Entertainment:
    President Joe Biden, Vin Diesel, Billie Eilish and Ed Sheeran will appear on 'The Late Late Show with James Corden' when it broadcasts from the UK next week 8:51

    Politics:
    Labour MP Paul Eagle will take leave without pay while campaigning to become Wellington's mayor 8:09

    Cricket:
    England has New Zealand firmly on the back foot with a day to play in the test cricket series at Headingley 7:59

    International:
    After Roe v Wade's fall, a Supreme Court justice indicates that same-sex marriage and contraception could be next 7:59

    Environment:
    A set of stairs thrashed by waves in Dunedin, is remaining closed while they're fixed up 7:59

    Health & Safety:
    From tomorrow a second Covid-19 booster will be available for older Kiwis, and some other groups 7:49

    Business:
    More than a billion dollars is spent on takeaways and fast food each year in Auckland 7:29

    Law and Order:
    Two men are due to appear in court today at opposite ends of the country over separate random alleged stabbings 7:19


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2022 New Zealand City Ltd