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Department of Labour v Forestry Corporation of New Zealand Ltd (DC, 05/05/95)

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Defendant:
Forerstry Corporation of New Zealand
After an accident in which a worker's leg became entrapped and severely injured between a log carriage and its roll case, Forestry Corporation of New Zealand Limited was fined $6000 for failing to ensure employee safety.  The man, who was awarded the entire fine, was assisting in changing the guideblocks on the carriage when the accident occurred. (Rotorua DC, 5 May) 
Industry:
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
Sub-Industry:
Forestry and Logging
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$6000.00
Reparation Amount:
$6000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 33

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