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Department of Labour v Fitzroy Engineering Group Ltd (DC, 28/08/97)

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Defendant:
Fitzroy Engineering Group
Failure to provide fall protection equipment cost FITZROY ENGINEERING GROUP LTD $6000 under r21(2) of the HSE Regulations 1995 after an employee fell six metres from an LPG storage tank under construction. He received a fractured skull and elbow, a dislocated shoulder and severe bruising to his face and trunk. Neither scaffolding nor harnesses were in use. (New Plymouth DC, 28 August) 
Industry:
Construction
Sub-Industry:
General Construction
Risk:
Fall from height
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$6000.00
Reparation Amount:
$0.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 47

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