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Department of Labour v Guy Steven Antonovich (DC, 08/09/95)

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Defendant:
Guy Steven Antonovich
Employee Guy Steven Antonovich was fined $950 after the forkhoist he was driving shunted another, stationary, forkhoist causing serious injury to a worker trapped between the forkhoist load rest and a pallet of products.  Although a fully trained operator, the defendant had not followed the correct procedure of driving in reverse when his vision was impaired by a load, and he was travelling too fast in the circumstances.  The injured man was awarded $850 of the fine. (Otahuhu DC, 8 September) 
Industry:
Not Elsewhere Included
Sub-Industry:
None
Risk:
Vehicle - mobile plant (eg forklift, platform)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$950.00
Reparation Amount:
$850.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 34

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