Russell Gordon Harris

Court Summary - at a glance

Date of offence:
14 November 2013
 
Plea:
• Guilty
• Not Guilty
 
Decision:
• Convicted
• Dismissed
 
Final decision date:
 
Fine imposed:
$750

Safety lessons learned:

Not applicable. 

Defendant name:
Russell Gordon Harris
 
Industry:
Arts and recreation
 
Date of offence:
14 November 2013
 
Facts in brief:
The Defendant was the owner and controller of an amusement device. An incident resulting in serious harm occurred at the Canterbury A&P Show.

The Defendant failed to notify WorkSafe of the incident.
 
Offence section:
• Regulation 18 and 22 of the Amusement Device Regulations 1978 and section 29(2) of the Machinery Act
• Sections 16(2)(b)(i) and (b)(i) and 50(1)(a) of the Health and Safety in Employment Act
 
Date charged:

Court:
Christchurch - District Court
 
Plea:
• Guilty
• Not Guilty
 
Final decision date:
 
Decision:
• Convicted
• Dismissed
 
Fine imposed:
$750
 
Maximum fine available:
$5,000
 
Reparation:
Not applicable.