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Department of Labour v Takanini Home Improvements Warehouse Ltd (DC, 04/11/11)

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Defendant:
Takanini Home Improvements Warehouse Ltd
Takanini Home Improvements Warehouse Ltd was fined $36,000 and ordered to pay reparation of $2500 after an employee was badly cut by a circular saw. His sleeve had got caught in the rotating blade, drawing in his arm. The guard on the saw did not close automatically as a screw, which had fallen out on previous occasions, was missing ( Manukau DC, November 4). 
Industry:
Construction
Sub-Industry:
General Construction
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$38500.00
Reparation Amount:
$2500.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 131

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