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Department of Labour v Goodman Fielder New Zealand Ltd (DC, 08/05/02)

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Defendant:
Goodman Fielder NZ
GOODMAN FIELDER NZ LTD was fined $6000 under s.6 after an employee lost the tips of four fingers in the augers within a hopper. Access to the hopper had been modified a few months earlier, allowing unguarded entry through a lid - a new hazard which had not been identified. The injured man was awarded $3000. (Timaru DC, 8 May) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Food, Beverage and Tobacco
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$6000.00
Reparation Amount:
$3000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 76

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