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Department of Labour v Fisher and Paykel LTD (DC, 15/10/99)

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Defendant:
Fisher and Paykel
FISHER AND PAYKEL LTD was fined $5000 under s6 after an employee’s fingers were crushed in a punch and forming press while he was stamping out shield wire components for driers. The machine’s guard had been set at a level allowing access to the trapping point. The injured man, who was awarded $4000, had two fingers amputated to the first joint. (Otahuhu DC, 15 October) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$5000.00
Reparation Amount:
$4000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 60

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