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Department of Labour v CENZ Holdings Ltd (DC, 21/02/97)

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Defendant:
CENZ Holdings
An equipment supplier who twice breached regulations requiring purchasers to be given comprehensive and comprehensible information about plant has been fined a total of $800. CENZ HOLDINGS LTD breached r67(4) of the HSE Regulations 1995 in supplying a front-end loader required to carry half a cubic metre of builders mix. The weight of the mix exceeded the safe operating load, and in one case the loader tipped over. The company disregarded manufacturer's information about load limits, instead using an inappropriate method to calculate the maximum permissible load. (Otahuhu DC, 21 February) 
Industry:
Wholesale Trade
Sub-Industry:
Machinery and Motor Vehicle Wholesaling
Risk:
Vehicle - mobile plant (eg forklift, platform)
Harm:
None
Penalty Amount:
$800.00
Reparation Amount:
$0.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 43

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