Tegel pleads guilty after worker loses finger tip in mincer

Tegel Foods has admitted a workplace safety breach after a female employee had her finger tip severed in a mincing machine. The Department of Labour brought the prosecution in a sitting of the Christchurch District Court at Nga Hau e Wha marae today before Judge Stephen Erber. Sentencing is set down for the 29th September. Prosecutor Pip Currie said the woman was a process worker who was working the mincing machine at the company's Carmen Rd premises on 6th [...]

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