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Department of Labour v DT King and Co (DC, 18/07/06)

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Defendant:
DT King and Co
DT KING & COMPANY LTD was fined $3000 under s6 and ordered to pay $12,000 in reparations to an employee whose foot was amputated after being caught in a conveyor belt. The injured man was pushing fertiliser towards the conveyor with his foot when his boot entered a gap in the guarding and was caught in the moving parts ( Invercargill DC, July 18). 
Industry:
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
Sub-Industry:
Agriculture
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$15000.00
Reparation Amount:
$12000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 100

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