Skip to Content, Skip to Navigation
Advertisement

Safeguard OSH Solutions - Thomson Reuters

Safeguard OSH Solutions - Thomson Reuters



OSH Tracker

Department of Labour v Tokoroa Cable Loggers (DC, 12/06/01)

OSH Tracker

Defendant:
Tokoroa Cable Loggers
TOKOROA CABLE LOGGERS LTD was fined $2500 under s.6 after an employee was thrown from the cab of a log handling machine when it tipped over during operations. Rules requiring operators to wear seat belts were not enforced, and in any case the belt was broken. The machine had a door only on one side; the operator, who broke three ribs, fell out the other. He was awarded $1000. (Dargaville DC, 12 June) 
Industry:
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
Sub-Industry:
Forestry and Logging
Risk:
Vehicle - offroad (eg ATV, tractor)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$2500.00
Reparation Amount:
$1000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 70

From OSH Tracker

Table of Contents