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

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Defendant:
Robert Taupaki
Quarry manager ROBERT TAUPAKI was fined $2500 under s19(b) after he instructed that a quarrying shot be fired without checking the shot and without closing off an access road. Flyrock landed in adjacent businesses, striking a parked truck as well as a vehicle being driven along a road which should have been blocked off. (Otahuhu DC, 24 August) 
Industry:
Mining
Sub-Industry:
Other Mining
Risk:
Struck by falling object
Harm:
None
Penalty Amount:
$2500.00
Reparation Amount:
$0.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 53

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