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Department of Labour v Maugers Contracting (DC, 12/08/99)

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Defendant:
Maugers Contracting
MAUGERS CONTRACTING LTD was fined $2000 under s6 after an employee struck an 11,000V underground cable which had not been located during excavations because he and the site foreman had misinterpreted Southpower’s plans. The foreman said the plans contained too much information for him to understand where the cable was. (Christchurch DC, 12 August 1999) 
Industry:
Electricity, Gas and Water Supply
Sub-Industry:
Electricity and Gas Supply
Risk:
Electrocution
Harm:
None
Penalty Amount:
$2000.00
Reparation Amount:
$0.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 60

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