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Department of Labour v Lakeview Farm Fresh Ltd (DC, 04/07/96)

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Defendant:
Lakeview Farm Fresh
Failure to provide protective aprons for workers in a new boning room resulted in a fine of $3000 against Lakeview Farm Fresh Ltd after a meat worker's knife slipped through the ribs of a carcass and pierced his stomach. Steel mesh aprons, the standard protection in the industry, had been ordered but did not arrive until the day after the accident, The injured worker, who required hospital surgery, was awarded $2500 of the fine. (Levin DC, 4 July) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Food, Beverage and Tobacco
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$3000.00
Reparation Amount:
$2500.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 39

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