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Department of Labour v Autex Industries (DC, 31/03/99)

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Defendant:
Autex Industries
Carpet manufacturer AUTEX INDUSTRIES LTD was fined $3500 under s6 after an employee’s arm was dragged into a machine which another operator turned on, unaware of the first man’s presence. The injured man suffered puncture wounds and crushing to his left arm and puncture wounds to his chest. The machine’s steel doors were not interlocked to prevent the machine from operating when they were open. (Auckland DC, 31 March) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Textile, Clothing, Footwear and Leather Manufacturing
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$3500.00
Reparation Amount:
$0.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 57

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