Special Investigators - TV Series
Special Investigators follows workplace health and safety inspectors for the Department of Labour, Civil Aviation Authority and Maritime New Zealand going about their daily business, and showcases the variety of hazards people can encounter in the workplace. Below are the episodes the Department featured in.
Episode 6 - Crane rope break
During work on a construction site at a Christchurch shopping mall a crane is being used to move heavy steel beams. A worker is lucky to escape with minor injuries after a crane rope snaps and a half tonne steel beam falls to the ground.
Episode 3 - Concrete Fatality
Episode 3 - 5m Construction Fall
Episode 2 - Paper Reclaim Fatality
Stephen Williams, a forklift operator at Paper Reclaim, is fatally injured after being crushed by bales of paper each weighing more than half a tonne. It’s an absolute tragedy. The victim leaves behind a wife of 30 years and four children.