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Box cutter prompts debate

Box cutter prompts debate
Article Type:
Comment & Analysis
Publication Date:
2016-07-29
Jurisdiction:
New Zealand

The handing in of a "safety" box cutter found on a street in Timaru has prompted a mini-debate on whether it represents "health and safety gone mad" or the kind of innovative product encouraged by the new HSW Act.

The Timaru Herald's story unleashed a torrent of comments - read at your own peril - of which possibly the best is: "I think the extreme reactions to safety and to a box cutter of any kind point more toward NZ gone mad".

 

 

Reference No:
160729CA-2689

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