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Department of Labour v C M Roofing Ltd (DC, 15/11/95)

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Defendant:
C M Roofing
C M Roofing Limited was fined $3000 on a s15 charge of failing to ensure no person was harmed by the action of an employee.  Half the fine was awarded to the woman struck by dislodged concrete roofing tiles that fell through the building paper while she was inspecting newly installed joinery.  The company director and a young worker sticking tiles on the roof knew the woman was on the site but did not take any action to prevent her entering the house. (North Shore DC, 15 November) 
Industry:
Construction
Sub-Industry:
General Construction
Risk:
Struck by falling object
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$3000.00
Reparation Amount:
$1500.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 35

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