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Department of Labour v W & H Print (DC, 19/04/99)

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Defendant:
W & H Print
Printing company W&H PRINT LTD was fined $5000 under s6 after an employee’s fingertip was amputated in the unguarded in-running nip of a newly commissioned conveyor, for which no hazard assessment had yet been conducted. The injured woman was awarded $1000. (Otahuhu DC, 19 April) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Printing, Publishing and Recorded Media
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$5000.00
Reparation Amount:
$1000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 57

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