Story: Workplace safety and accident compensation

Objecting to ACC levies

Objecting to ACC levies

Occupations with a high accident rate, such as farming, pay higher levies to the Accident Compensation Corporation than safer occupations. This 2004 cartoon shows a farmer telling his farm hand that he cannot afford a safety cab on his tractor because of the cost of the levy.

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Garrick Tremain
Reference: Otago Daily Times, 7 August 2004
Cartoon by Garrick Tremain

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Hazel Armstrong, 'Workplace safety and accident compensation - Accident compensation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 May 2020)

Story by Hazel Armstrong, published 11 Mar 2010, reviewed & revised 18 Apr 2016