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Department of Labour v Ford Motor Company Ltd (DC, 24/03/95)

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Defendant:
Ford Motor Company
For a failure to ensure plant used by an employee was safe, Ford Motor Company of New Zealand Limited was fined $1000.  The charge was brought after a man had a finger partially amputated by the rotating vanes of a hopper where the guard had broken off (Otahuhu DC, 24 March) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$1000.00
Reparation Amount:
$0.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 32

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