The Maritime Union says a straddle accident at Port Chalmers on Wednesday 1 July involved one of its members.
The Maritime Union of New Zealand has noted the guilty plea of the Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) to charges laid by Worksafe following the death of port worker Brad Fletcher in August 2014.
The Maritime Union has repeated its warnings that the Christchurch City Council should not privatise key assets including the Port of Lyttelton.
The Maritime Union has welcomed the sentencing of a port company following the death of a union member in a workplace accident in 2013.
Two serious port accidents have occurred since the Maritime Union renewed its calls for a national inquiry into New Zealand’s port safety.
The Maritime Union is continuing its call for a national inquiry into port and maritime safety.