M.J.H. Engineering Limited

Court Summary - at a glance

Date of offence:
8 July 2013
 
Plea:
Guilty
 
Decision:
Convicted
 
Final decision date:
 
Fine imposed:
$45,000

Safety lessons learned:

Ensure machines are properly guarded. 

Defendant name:
M.J.H. Engineering Limited
 
Industry:
Manufacturing
 
Date of offence:
8 July 2013
 
Facts in brief:
Employees hand was caught in the trapping point of an inadequately guarded machine, suffering a degloving injury to his thumb.
 
Offence section:
S6 Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992
 
Date charged:

Court:
Wellington - District Court
 
Plea:
Guilty
 
Final decision date:
 
Decision:
Convicted
 
Fine imposed:
$45,000
 
Maximum fine available:
$250,000
 
Reparation:
$8,500