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Department of Labour v Boral Acrow Ltd (DC, 03/07/96)

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Defendant:
Boral Acrow
Boral Acrow Ltd was fined $7500 tinder s18(l)(a) of the HSE Act when, as a principal, it failed to ensure an employee of a contractor was not harmed. The injured worker fell off the end of scaffolding onto further scaffolding below. The scaffolding did not have a stop end which would have prevented the accident. The injured worker, who suffered a dislocated right shoulder and nerve damage to his right arm, was awarded $5000 of the fine. 
Industry:
Construction
Sub-Industry:
General Construction
Risk:
Fall from height
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$7500.00
Reparation Amount:
$5000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 39

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