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Prosecution reports

Prosecution reports
Article Type:
News
Publication Date:
2014-07-11
Jurisdiction:
New Zealand

Riverland Adventures

In the Manukau District Court counsel for the failed quadbike adventure tourism company accepted WorkSafe's evidence of failings - including defective quadbikes, inadequate safety helmets, and a lack of supervision and an emergency plan - but argued that because the crash, which killed Australian tourist Chelsea Callaghan, took place on a public road it did not constitute a 'place of work', the company could not be held liable.

Solly's Freight Ltd

Fined $52,000 and ordered to pay reparation of $15,000 after an employee received serious injuries when his arm was caught in a rock crusher machine.

Hastings District Council employee (name suppressed)

A council worker charged after a 4-year-old boy was run over and killed by a lawnmower has been sentenced to six months home detention. The 73-year-old was granted interim name suppression to appeal the judges decision in declining permanent name suppression.

 

Organisations Mentioned:
Riverland Adventures; Solly's Freight
Reference No:
140711CA-5713

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