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Department of Labour v Structural Steel Services Ltd (DC, 08/12/97)

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Defendant:
Structural Steel Services
STRUCTURAL STEEL SERVICES LTD was fined $8000 under s6 after the steel beam on which an employee was sitting fell, causing him to fall 5m onto concrete. The man, who was awarded $2000 of the fine, dislocated an elbow, broke two toes and bruised his head. (Christchurch DC, 8 December) 
Industry:
Construction
Sub-Industry:
General Construction
Risk:
Fall from height
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$8000.00
Reparation Amount:
$2000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 48

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