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Department of Labour v Progressive Meats Ltd (DC, 03/03/00)

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Defendant:
Progressive Meats
PROGRESSIVE MEATS LTD was fined $5500 under s6 after an employee’s arm was caught in a hide puller machine. There was no stop button accessible to a trapped operator, and the machine had been modified to complete a full cycle without requiring pressure on the button. The operator, who suffered severe bruising and internal injuries, was awarded $4000. (Hastings DC, 3 March) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Food, Beverage and Tobacco
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$5500.00
Reparation Amount:
$4000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 63

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