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Department of Labour v Ravensdown Fertiliser Co-operative Ltd (DC, 12/05/10)

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Defendant:
Ravensdown Fertiliser Co-operative Ltd
Ravensdown Fertiliser Co-operative Ltd was fined $40,000 and ordered to pay reparations of $25,000 under s6 of the HSE Act after an employee got caught in a conveyor belt. His arm was amputated and he suffered a broken jaw, facial lacerations and a lost tooth. While the court heard another employee had contributed to the accident, by removing a guard, it was held that checks should have been performed ( Timaru DC, May 12). 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$65000.00
Reparation Amount:
$40000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 123

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