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Department of Labour v Juken Nissho Ltd (DC, 19/06/02)

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Defendant:
Juken Nissho
JUKEN NISSHO LTD was fined $9000 under s6, of which $6000 went to the victim, after an employee lost two fingers while adjusting a spindle moulding machine. The machine was meant to be isolated, but for the preceding three years the machine had been adjusted three times a day while still running. A s49(3) charge – that the company knew serious harm was likely but did nothing - was withdrawn. (Gisborne DC, 19 June) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Wood and Paper Product Manufacturing
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$9000.00
Reparation Amount:
$6000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 77

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