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Department of Labour v BHP New Zealand Steel Limited (DC, 19/12/95)

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Defendant:
BHP New Zealand Steel
BHP New Zealand Steel Limited was fined $4000 for failing to ensure employee safety (s6) after a worker suffered a broken wrist when hit by a grinding wheel which exploded. The wheel was not suited to the rpm of the machine. The injured man was awarded $3000 of the fine. (Pukekohe DC, 19 December) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Metal Product Manufacturing
Risk:
Struck by moving object
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$4000.00
Reparation Amount:
$3000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 36

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