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Health and Safety Inspector v Visy Board (NZ) Ltd (DC, 26/05/10)

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Defendant:
Visy Board (NZ) Ltd
Visy Board (NZ) Ltd was fined $39,000 and ordered to 
pay reparations of $15,000 under s6 of the HSE after an 
employee’s thumb was amputated as he adjusted a conveyor 
belt. The man had been maintaining the multi-purpose 
machine that slots, prints and glues corrugated cardboard 
(Manukau DC, May 26). 
Industry:
Manufacturing
Sub-Industry:
Wood and Paper Product Manufacturing
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$54000.00
Reparation Amount:
$15000.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 124

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