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Department of Labour v Latitude 41 Ltd (DC, 08/12/04)

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Defendant:
Latitude 41
LATITUDE 41 LTD was fined $7000 under s6 and ordered to pay $1500 in reparations after an employee’s arm was crushed when her sleeve caught in an unguarded rotating shaft on a conveyor belt. The injured woman was attempting to remove a cardboard tray that had become stuck beneath the conveyor (Nelson DC, December 8). 
Industry:
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
Sub-Industry:
Services to Agriculture; Hunting and Trapping
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$8500.00
Reparation Amount:
$1500.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 91

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