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Department of Labour v MDF Laminates Ltd (DC, 01/03/96)

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Defendant:
MDF Laminates
MDF Laminates Ltd was fined $12,000 after a worker was pulled through the rollers of a laminating machine. He suffered a degloving injury to his right arm and spent six weeks in hospital, undergoing at least six operations. He received $10,000 of the fine. (Lower Hutt DC, 1 March) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Wood and Paper Product Manufacturing
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$12000.00
Reparation Amount:
$10000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 37

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