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The new Health & Safety law is no April fool’s joke

A construction firm was recently fined $36,750, for exposing its workers to the risk of a fall from height.

  • 4 April 2016
  • Author: Simona Krsteva
  • Number of views: 5354
The new Health & Safety law is no April fool’s joke
 Another firm was fined $43,000, and ordered to pay reparation of $40,000, to a young worker who was carrying out work on a casual basis, after a bucket attachment came loose and injured him.

A quarry operator, was also fined $36,000, and ordered to pay $21,118 in reparation and costs, after one of its employees fell from an elevated work platform on a hammer mill machine.


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