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Department of Labour v Leinster Silverware Ltd (DC, 19/08/96)

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Defendant:
Leinster Silverware
Leinster Silverware Ltd was fined $1000 under s6 after an employee lost the tip of one of her fingers when she reached through to the unguarded active part of a metal cutting guillotine and inadvertently operated the foot control. She was awarded half of the fine. (Christchurch DC, 19 August) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Metal Product Manufacturing
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$1000.00
Reparation Amount:
$500.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 40

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