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Department of Labour v Beechwood Products (DC, 01/02/01)

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Defendant:
Beechwood Products
Furniture manufacturer BEECHWOOD PRODUCTS LTD was fined $3000 under s6 after an employee lost a finger in a twin saw while clearing offcuts without a push stick. The saw's hood guards were inadequate, and the need to use push sticks could have been better communicated. (Christchurch DC, 1 February) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Wood and Paper Product Manufacturing
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$3000.00
Reparation Amount:
$0.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 67

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