Company fined for workers fall from icy roof

Rotorua company The Housemovers Limited has been fined $54,000 and ordered to pay a worker $40,000 after he was seriously injured after a fall from an icy roof. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment brought two charges under the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992. The company failed to identify the hazard of ice on the roof when dealing with tangled wires and it failed to properly train its employee in the use of a safety harness, including [...]

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