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Department of Labour v Kerry Jones Engineering Ltd (DC, 20/08/97)

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Defendant:
Kerry Jones Engineering
A second prosecution in the aftermath of a fatal electrocution has seen KERRY JONES ENGINEERING LTD fined $18,000 under s6 after one of its employees died while helping a crane driver. The company failed to carry out a site hazard identification before commencing work. Powerlines running across the site were clearly visible and near the place of work, but the company had not taken steps to have the lines de-energised. (Auckland DC, 20 August) See also James Williams Adams 
Industry:
Construction
Sub-Industry:
General Construction
Risk:
Electrocution
Harm:
Death
Penalty Amount:
$18000.00
Reparation Amount:
$0.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 47

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