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WorkSafe New Zealand has been made aware of the following safety alert issued by WorkSafe Victoria in Australia.

Safety alert - Crane owners, operators urged to conduct safety checks(external link)

It follows a recent incident involving Raimondi Tower Cranes in which one person was killed and two others were injured, one seriously.

These cranes also operate in New Zealand.

The safety alert contains findings from the regulator’s initial investigation and recommendations to Raimondi Tower Crane operators, for your information and action.

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