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Department of Labour v Lounge Makers Ltd (DC, 31/10/03)

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Defendant:
Lounge Makers
LOUNGE MAKERS LTD was fined $3000 under s39(5) for failing to comply with an improvement notice. Following an OSH visit in August 2002, the company was asked to implement a hazard management system, inform employees about significant hazards, report, record and investigate accidents, provide adequate training and supervision for staff and install guards on two saws. By December only the saw had been guarded, and the inspector served an improvement notice requiring the company to implement an effective health and safety system by the end of January 2003. The notice had still not been complied with in February. (Waitakere DC, 31 October.) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Wood and Paper Product Manufacturing
Risk:
Other
Harm:
None
Penalty Amount:
$3000.00
Reparation Amount:
$0.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 85

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