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Department of Labour v Coldstore Construction (1995) Ltd (DC, 18/07/00)

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Defendant:
Coldstore Construction (1995)
COLDSTORE CONSTRUCTION (1995) LTD was fined $3000 under s6 after an employee fell 5m from a roof while installing roof panels. No hazard identification had been carried out, and no fall protection was in place. A mobile scaffold, which had been used as fall protection, was not in place on the day. The injured man, who broke a leg, shattered one ankle and broke the other, was awarded all of the fine. (Nelson DC, 18 July) 
Industry:
Construction
Sub-Industry:
General Construction
Risk:
Fall from height
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$3000.00
Reparation Amount:
$3000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 68

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