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Department of Labour v Neil Timber (DC, 09/07/99)

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Defendant:
Neil Timber
NEIL TIMBER LTD was find $7500 under s6 after an employee’s hand was amputated in the revolving blades of an extractor fan as he cleared a blockage. A similar incident had happened in 1994. The injured man was awarded $5000. (Waitakere DC, 9 July) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Wood and Paper Product Manufacturing
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$7500.00
Reparation Amount:
$5000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 59

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