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Department of Labour v Bowden (DC, 05/10/95)

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Defendant:
Colin Bowden
Colin Bowden was fined $1500 for failing to ensure his actions did not harm another person, after an accident in which his fellow worker suffered a crushed leg in a potato harvester.  He had started the machine without ensuring the guard was closed and the other worker was clear of the area. (Hamilton DC, 5 October) 
Industry:
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
Sub-Industry:
Agriculture
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$1500.00
Reparation Amount:
$0.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 35

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