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Department of Labour v R Savory Ltd (DC, 14/07/94)

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Defendant:
R Savory
After pleading guilty to failing to take all practicable steps to ensure employee safety under s6, R Savory Ltd was convicted in the Hamilton DC on 14 July 1994 and fined $3500. From the fine, $1500 was awarded to each of two injured employees. One worker had broken both legs while the other had fractured an ankle when they fell from a platform while engaged on construction work. 
Industry:
Construction
Sub-Industry:
General Construction
Risk:
Fall from height
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$3500.00
Reparation Amount:
$3000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 28

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