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Department of Labour v RFN Construction Ltd (DC, 10/07/97)

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Defendant:
RFN Construction
RFN CONSTRUCTION was fined a total of $11,000 on four charges relating to three breaches of s6 of the HSE Act and one breach of r26 of the HSE Regulations. No accident occurred. One employee was observed working from scaffolding 6m above ground with no guard rails, and within 4m of overhead power lines. Another employee risked a fall of nearly 4m, again with no guard rails present. (Auckland DC, 10 July) 
Industry:
Construction
Sub-Industry:
General Construction
Risk:
Fall from height
Harm:
None
Penalty Amount:
$11000.00
Reparation Amount:
$0.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 46

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