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Department of Labour v Sharp Displays (2002) (DC, 17/01/07)

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Defendant:
Sharp Displays (2002)
SHARP DISPLAYS (2002) LTD was fined $6500 under s18(1)(a) and ordered to pay $5364 in reparations to an on-hire worker who had parts of two fingers amputated in a poorly guarded press. The judge said the company’s financial circumstances required a penalty outside the usual range for such offences ( Waitakere DC, January 17 2007.) 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Metal Product Manufacturing
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$11864.00
Reparation Amount:
$5364.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 105

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