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Department of Labour v Ford Motor Company of NZ (DC, 19/04/99)

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Defendant:
Ford Motor Compmany of NZ
FORD MOTOR COMPANY OF NZ LTD was fined $7000 under s6 after an employee’s hand was caught in an unguarded moving floor conveyor while retrieving product. The machine had yet to be included in a hazard-id exercise. The injured man, four of whose fingers were crushed and bruised, was awarded half the fine. (Otahuhu DC, 19 April) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Metal Product Manufacturing
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$7000.00
Reparation Amount:
$3500.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 57

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