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Department of Labour v Rochfort Ltd t/a Eastern Bakeries (DC, 07/12/01)

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Defendant:
Rochfort
ROCHFORT LTD, trading as EASTERN BAKERIES, was fined $6000 under s6 after an employee lost part of a finger in an unguarded dough dividing machine. The injured man, who was awarded half the fine, had been told to turn off the machine before clearing excess dough, but did not do so on this occasion. A time delay interlock guard would have prevented access to the trapping point. (Manukau DC, 7 December) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Food, Beverage and Tobacco
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$6000.00
Reparation Amount:
$3000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 73

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