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Department of Labour v Ken Anderson Building Ltd (DC, 14/12/04)

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Defendant:
Ken Anderson Building
KEN ANDERSON BUILDING LTD was fined $12,000 under regulation 21(2) of the HSE Regulations for failing to failing to guard an opening on a stairwell where there was a risk of a 3 metre fall. The company was also ordered to pay $8000 in reparations to a sales rep who suffered multiple fractures when he fell through the opening on a visit to the site (Blenheim DC, December 14). 
Industry:
Construction
Sub-Industry:
General Construction
Risk:
Fall from height
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$20000.00
Reparation Amount:
$8000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 91

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