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Department of Labour v Firth Industries (DC, 24/02/99)

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Defendant:
Firth Industries
FIRTH INDUSTRIES LTD was fined $8000 under s6 after an employee was trapped under a lifting frame. The company had not identified the open lifting hooks as a hazard. The victim was awarded $5000. (Christchurch DC, 24 February) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$8000.00
Reparation Amount:
$5000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 57

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