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Department of Labour v Taranaki By-Products Ltd (DC, 18/07/00)

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Defendant:
Taranaki By-Products
TARANAKI BY-PRODUCTS LTD was fined $7500 under s6 after an employee lost the top of two fingers in the revolving blade of a machine he was cleaning. Called away, he was unaware that by the time he resumed another person had turned on the machine. The company lacked isolation procedures. The injured man was awarded $5000. (Hawera DC, 18 July) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Other Manufacturing
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$7500.00
Reparation Amount:
$5000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 65

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