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Department of Labour v Kaikorai Service Centre (DC, 06/03/98)

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Defendant:
Kaikorai Service Centre
Retail food warehouse KAIKORAI SERVICE CENTRE LTD was fined $1500 under s13(b) after an employee injured her thumb on a meat slicing machine for which she had been given only three or four minutes training earlier in the day. The training did not cover hazards or any instruction about what to do if something went wrong with the machine. The injured worker was awarded $300. (Dunedin DC, 6 March) 
Industry:
Retail Trade
Sub-Industry:
Food Retailing
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$1500.00
Reparation Amount:
$300.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 50

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