NZ Traffic Hamilton Limited

Court Summary - at a glance

Date of offence:
4 March 2015
 
Plea:
Guilty
 
Decision:
Convicted
 
Final decision date:
 
Fine imposed:
$39,375

Safety lessons learned:
  1. Ensure employees, are aware of, and properly implement the traffic management plan and EED
  2. Ensure traffic control is set up in accordance with the relevant traffic management plan
  3. Ensure employees require that vehicles comply with the stop and go signs
  4. Ensure there are effective emergency procedures, including effective radio procedures, in the event unauthorised road users enter a worksite
  5. Ensure that the traffic control implemented on site is audited to ensure that it complies with the terms of the traffic management plan and EED.

Defendant name:
NZ Traffic Hamilton Limited
 
Industry:
Postal, transport and warehousing
 
Date of offence:
4 March 2015
 
Facts in brief:
While undertaking road maintenance at Island Block Road Meremere a truck and trailer unit reversed over resulting in fatal injuries.
 
 
Offence section:
Section 15 and 50(1)(a) of the Health and Safety in Employment Act
 
Date charged:

Court:
Huntly - District Court
 
Plea:
Guilty
 
Final decision date:
 
Decision:
Convicted
 
Fine imposed:
$39,375
 
Maximum fine available:
$250,000
 
Reparation:
$48,000