Tagged: Health and safety
Stevedoring employer ISO’s negligence led to the death of a young woman employee in 2018. This is a symptom of the health and safety crisis on the New Zealand waterfront.
This week on Thursday 3 December, the chair of the Board for Ports of Auckland Limited, Liz Coutts, was presented with an Deloitte Top 200 award for Chairperson of the Year in recognition of business excellence and leadership.
The Maritime Union wants managers and board chairs held individually accountable for workplace deaths.
Maritime Union National Secretary Joe Fleetwood says the Union has repeatedly called for a review of safety practices at all ports in New Zealand.
The Maritime Union of New Zealand has welcomed the ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention by the New Zealand Government.
The Maritime Union of New Zealand is concerned about the reduction in monitoring of international shipping by Maritime New Zealand, the Government agency responsible for ensuring a “safe, secure and clean” maritime environment.