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Department of Labour v Texco Drilling (DC, 30/03/99)

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Defendant:
Texco Drilling
Following an incident in which an employee’s finger was badly crushed while using a pile driving machine, TEXCO DRILLING LTD was fined $800 under s25(3)(a) for failing to report a serious harm accident as soon as possible, and another $800 under s26(1) for interfering with the accident scene. (Christchurch DC, 30 March) 
Industry:
Construction
Sub-Industry:
Construction Trade Services
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$1600.00
Reparation Amount:
$0.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 57

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