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Department of Labour v P & O New Zealand Ltd (DC, 05/06/96)

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Defendant:
P & O New Zealand
P & O New Zealand Ltd, trading as CESCO Forklift Hire, was fined $6000 under s15 when an elevated work platform failed and injured an employee of a company which had hired it from the defendant. The platform had been issued with a certificate at the time of a six monthly check, four months prior to the accident - but the person who tested the machine was not a competent person in terms of the Code of Practice for Elevated Work Platforms. The injured person was awarded $4000 of the fine. (Nelson DC, 5 June) 
Industry:
Property and Business Services
Sub-Industry:
Property Services
Risk:
Vehicle - mobile plant (eg forklift, platform)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$6000.00
Reparation Amount:
$4000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 38

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