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Department of Labour v Inframax Construction Ltd (DC, 11/08/10)

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Defendant:
Inframax Construction Ltd
Inframax Construction Ltd was fined $43,000 and ordered to pay reparations of $17,500 after an employee was injured while tree felling. The man had cut into the tree which split and fell back on him. The DoL said the company failed to ensure the hazards and controls relating to tree felling were identified and communicated, and failed to ensure its employees were adequately trained (Taumarunui DC, August 11). 
Industry:
Construction
Sub-Industry:
General Construction
Risk:
Struck by falling object
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$60500.00
Reparation Amount:
$17500.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 126

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