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Department of Labour v Lincoln Food Warehouse Ltd (DC, 24/05/96)

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Defendant:
Lincoln Food Warehouse
Lincoln Food Warehouse Ltd, trading as Pak 'N Save, was fined a total of $2000 for not reporting a case of serious harm as soon as possible, and for altering the scene of the accident. A butchery assistant suffered a severe laceration to his left little finger - later amputated to the second joint - when he cut it on a bandsaw. A charge of failure to supervise was withdrawn. (Henderson DC, 24 May) 
Industry:
Retail Trade
Sub-Industry:
Food Retailing
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$2000.00
Reparation Amount:
$0.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 39

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