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Department of Labour v Radiata Components (NZ) Ltd (DC, 14/10/94)

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Defendant:
Radiata Components (NZ)
Radiata Components (NZ) Limited was fined $3000 with total costs of $245 in the Dunedin District Court on 14 October 1994 for failing to ensure the safety of an employee as required by s6 of the HSE Act.  Prosecution was brought after an accident in which an employee reached into a joinery machine to clear an obstruction and received lacerations to all fingers on his right hand. The worker was awarded $ 1000 of the fine. 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Wood and Paper Product Manufacturing
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$3000.00
Reparation Amount:
$1000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 29

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