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Department of Labour v Carter Holt Harvey Tissue Ltd (DC, 04/02/00)

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Defendant:
Carter Holt Harvey Tissue
CARTER HOLT HARVEY TISSUE was fined $4500 under s6 after an employee sweeping the floor lost a finger when his broom handle caught in the unguarded belt and pulley of a printing machine, dislodging the belt. By instinct he grabbed the belt, which ground the top part of his ring finger to the bone. He received $4000 of the fine. (Waitakere DC, 4 February) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Wood and Paper Product Manufacturing
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$4500.00
Reparation Amount:
$4000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 62

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