Aug 18

Company fined after employee loses toes in wharf accident

Posted by Dave Griffith

Northland Stevedoring Services Limited has been fined $37,500 today following an accident at Northport Wharf, which resulted in an employee on his first day at work having three toes amputated. The company has also been ordered to pay $15,000 in reparation after the accident on 15 November 2010. The Whangarei District Court heard…

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Nov 2

Company fined – DOL warns of danger of working at heights

Posted by Dave Griffith

A Christchurch company has been sentenced after one of its workers was seriously injured when the telephone pole he was working on broke due to below ground rot.

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