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Department of Labour v Brambles New Zealand (DC, 18/06/99)

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Defendant:
Brambles New Zealand
BRAMBLES NEW ZEALAND LTD was fined $6000 under s6 after an employee’s right index finger was amputated in an unguarded baling press. The injured man, who was attempting to clear a jam, was awarded $5000 of the fine. (Lower Hutt DC, 18 June) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Petroleum, Coal, Chemical and Associated Product Manufacturing
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$6000.00
Reparation Amount:
$5000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 58

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