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Department of Labour v Governors Bay Transport LTD (DC, 22/11/99)

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Defendant:
Governors Bay Transport
GOVERNORS BAY TRANSPORT LTD, the employer of the excavator driver who struck both cables, was fined $1250 under s6 for not attempting to sight maps of underground electrical services following the first strike. Alternatively, it could have withdrawn its employee from the task. (Christchurch DC, 22 November) See also City and Rural Plumbing Service 
Industry:
Transport and Storage
Sub-Industry:
Road Transport
Risk:
Vehicle - mobile plant (eg forklift, platform)
Electrocution
Harm:
None
Penalty Amount:
$1250.00
Reparation Amount:
$0.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 61

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