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Department of Labour v Sealed Air (NZ) Ltd (DC, 31/05/02)

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Defendant:
Sealed Air (NZ)
SEALED AIR (NZ) LTD was fined $11,000 under s6 after an employee’s hand and forearm was crushed and burnt in the unguarded nipping point between two rollers on a bubble machine. He was awarded $5000. (Waitakere DC, 31 May) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Petroleum, Coal, Chemical and Associated Product Manufacturing
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$11000.00
Reparation Amount:
$5000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 76

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