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Department of Labour v Kaputone Wool Scour (1994) Ltd (DC, 01/09/97)

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Defendant:
Kaputone Wool Scour (1994)
KAPUTONE WOOL SCOUR (1994) LTD was fined $7500 under s6 after an employee lost the tip of his middle finger in a chain and sprocket drive while attempting to clear wool. The company was also convicted on a further charge under s13, but no additional fine was imposed. (Christchurch DC, 1 September) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Textile, Clothing, Footwear and Leather Manufacturing
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$7500.00
Reparation Amount:
$0.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 47

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