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Department of Labour v Chalmers Construction Ltd (DC, 25/07/00)

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Defendant:
Chalmers Construction
CHALMERS CONSTRUCTION LTD was fined $4500 under s16 after the edge lifter on a precast concrete panel being lifted into place failed, causing the panel to collapse onto the cab of the crane and a truck. The company did not use the recommended type of erection anchor, and had not adequately installed or inspected the edge lifter which it did use. The crane driver was awarded $1000. (Christchurch DC, 25 July) 
Industry:
Construction
Sub-Industry:
General Construction
Risk:
Struck by falling object
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$4500.00
Reparation Amount:
$1000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 68

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