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Health and Safety Inspector v Voyager Group Ltd (DC, 15/05/13)

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Defendant:
Voyager Group Ltd
Voyager Group Ltd was fined $14,000 for a breach of s6 and ordered to pay $3500 in reparation after an employee lost part of his right index finger when he reached up to the out-feed chute of a Chemac blender to wipe off some powder and contacted the rotating blades. Guards costing $5000 were installed immediately afterwards (Manukau DC, 15 May 2013). 
Industry:
Retail Trade
Sub-Industry:
Food Retailing
Risk:
Machinery (trapped, crushed, cuts)
Harm:
Injury
Penalty Amount:
$17500.00
Reparation Amount:
$3500.00
Appeared in Safeguard issue 140

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