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Department of Labour v Just Law No. 90 t/a Harris Logging Contractors (DC, 27/04/00)

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Defendant:
Just Law No. 90
JUST LAW NO. 90, trading as HARRIS LOGGING CONTRACTORS, was fined $7500 under s6 after a log being lifted by an excavator snagged and slewed sideways, striking and seriously injuring an employee standing 11m away. The injured man, who suffered fractures to his vertebrae and left foot and ruptured ligaments to the pelvis, was awarded the total fine. (Napier DC 27 April) 
Industry:
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
Sub-Industry:
Forestry and Logging
Risk:
Struck by moving object
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$7500.00
Reparation Amount:
$7500.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 64

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