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Department of Labour v Independent Stevedoring Ltd (DC, 07/06/11)

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Defendant:
C3 Limited
C3 Limited was fined $40,000 under s15 after a man was struck and killed by a forklift operated by an employee of the company. The victim was a shop foreman who had been walking back across the Mt Maunganui wharf to his ship, after his break ( Tauranga DC, June 7). In relation to this incident Independent Stevedoring Limited, which employed the victim, was fined $15,000 in the same court hearing under s6. 
Industry:
Transport and Storage
Sub-Industry:
Water Transport
Risk:
Vehicle - mobile plant (eg forklift, platform)
Harm:
Death
Penalty Amount:
$40000.00
Reparation Amount:
$0.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 129
Defendant:
Independent Stevedoring Limited
Independent Stevedoring Limited was fined $15,000 under s6 when an employee was struck and killed by a forklift. C3 Limited, who employed the forklift driver, was fined $40,000 under s15. The victim was a shop foreman who had been walking back across the Mt Maunganui wharf to his ship, after his break ( Tauranga DC, June 7). 
Industry:
Transport and Storage
Sub-Industry:
Water Transport
Risk:
Vehicle - mobile plant (eg forklift, platform)
Harm:
Death
Penalty Amount:
$15000.00
Reparation Amount:
$0.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 129

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