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Department of Labour v Faber Glasshouse (NZ) Ltd (DC, 20/07/01)

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Defendant:
Faber Glasshouses
Relating to the same incident, on the same day FABER GLASSHOUSES (NZ) LTD was fined $12,000 under s.18(1)(a) because, as the principal, it had supplied the forklift, but had failed to determine how the glazing work was to be carried out, and had not monitored the site. It supplied E J Contractors with a 10-point contractor's safety document but had not checked if it had been understood or complied with. $10,000 went to the victim. See also E J Contractors 
Industry:
Construction
Sub-Industry:
General Construction
Risk:
Vehicle - mobile plant (eg forklift, platform)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$12000.00
Reparation Amount:
$10000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 71

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