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Department of Labour v Henderson (DC, 24/08/98)

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Defendant:
Stephen William Henderson
Bush worker STEPHEN WILLIAM HENDERSON was fined $500 on a s19 charge that he persistently trimmed branches on felled trees in a manner dangerous to himself, despite training in the correct technique. The charge arose from an accident in which the chainsaw kicked back, cutting the inside of the defendant’s left foot. (Feilding DC, 24 August) 
Industry:
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
Sub-Industry:
Forestry and Logging
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$500.00
Reparation Amount:
$0.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 53

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