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Department of Labour v Nelson Stud Welding (DC, 21/02/01)

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Defendant:
Nelson Stud Welding
NELSON STUD WELDING LTD was fined $2000 under s6, and convicted and discharged on three other s.6 charges, after four employees were observed working at height without adequate fall protection or a safe way of leaving the worksite. They had been lifted to level 3 via a crane and mancage, but the crane had departed. Their static lines did not cover all the roof and were only 5mm thick, half the recommended safe minimum. They were also at risk of a fall from an unguarded stairwell. (Auckland DC, 21 February) 
Industry:
Construction
Sub-Industry:
Construction Trade Services
Risk:
Fall from height
Harm:
None
Penalty Amount:
$2000.00
Reparation Amount:
$0.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 67

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