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Department of Labour v Tegel Foods Ltd (DC, 04/07/03)

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Defendant:
Tegel Foods
TEGEL FOODS LTD was fined $6000 under s6 and ordered to pay $4000 in reparation after an employee’s hand was caught in the rotating drive shaft of a conveyor. The injured woman, who suffered amputation of the top two joints of her right ring finger and dislocation of the middle finger, had rested her hand on the side of the conveyor as she retrieved a label from the floor. (Waitakere DC, 4 July.) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Food, Beverage and Tobacco
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$10000.00
Reparation Amount:
$4000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 83

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