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Department of Labour v Kaikoura Quota Ltd (DC, 27/03/95)

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Defendant:
Kaikoura Quota
Kaikoura Quota Limited was fined a total of $4750 for failing to ensure plant used by an employee was safe and for interfering with a serious harm accident scene (s26).  A worker who lost part of his finger in an unguarded woodworking machine was awarded $3500 from the fine. (Dunedin DC, 27 March) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Wood and Paper Product Manufacturing
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$4750.00
Reparation Amount:
$3500.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 32

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