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Department of Labour v Project Roofing Ltd (DC, 20/09/02)

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Defendant:
Project Roofing
PROJECT ROOFING LTD was fined $5000 under s6 after a trainee worker was seen working at height with an unsecured safety harness. Others on site had harnesses that were properly anchored, but the employee in question was working on a different area of the roof and had not been told to use his harness, although he was 9 metres above the ground. The company had previously been reported to OSH for failing to use fall protection. (Hamilton DC, 20 September.) 
Industry:
Construction
Sub-Industry:
General Construction
Risk:
Fall from height
Harm:
None
Penalty Amount:
$5000.00
Reparation Amount:
$0.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 78

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