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New Zealand

Waikato Institute of Technology

Ordered to pay reparation of $30,000 to a student who fell 10m from a high ropes course, fracturing his pelvis and elbow. Convicted under three HSE Act charges, including failure to ensure the student was not harmed by the actions or inactions of its employee.

Grove Hardware Ltd trading as Mitre 10 MEGA Glenfield

Fined $39,450 and ordered to pay reparation of $20,000 after a 16-year-old employee had two fingers partially amputated and a nerve severed on another finger while using an unguarded saw.

Meykov Food Ltd trading as Rutherford & Meyer

Fined $12,500 and ordered to pay reparation of $45,000 after an employee's arm was trapped in a hot biscuit baking machine for 40 minutes, resulting in severe burns, significant skin loss and subsequent muscle loss.

Frederick McCullough

Fined $52,000 and ordered to pay reparation of $100,000 after a farm worker died on McCullogh's farm when he was crushed between an excavator (driven by McCullogh) and some tree stumps.

Demolition firm (unnamed)

Faces two HSE Act charges believed to be related to asbestos exposure during the demolition of buildings at Bayfield School in Auckland's Herne Bay.



People Mentioned:
Frederick McCullogh
Organisations Mentioned:
Waikato Institute of Technology; Grove Hardware; Meykov Food
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