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Department of Labour v Ravensdown Fertiliser Co-operative Ltd (DC, 24/01/03)

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Defendant:
Ravensdown Fertiliser Co-operative
RAVENSDOWN FERILISER CO-OPERATIVE LTD was fined $5000 under s6 after an employee fell nearly 2m from a loader when he gripped a handrail which failed. He suffered a fractured coccyx and was off work for four weeks, and was awarded $2000. The handrail had been damaged earlier and was known to be loose, but had not yet been repaired. (Napier DC, 24 January) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Petroleum, Coal, Chemical and Associated Product Manufacturing
Risk:
Fall from height
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$5000.00
Reparation Amount:
$2000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 80

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