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Department of Labour v Outlook Design Furniture Ltd (DC, 12/06/00)

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Defendant:
Outlook Design Furniture
OUTLOOK DESIGN FURNITURE LTD was fined a total of $6000 - $2500 each under s6 and s13(b), $1000 under s25(3)(a) - after an employee’s finger was crushed in an unguarded punch and forming press. It was the first time he had used it but he had not been trained in its safe use. He received $3000. (Tauranga DC, 12 June) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Other Manufacturing
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$6000.00
Reparation Amount:
$3000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 65

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