28 Sep 2018

Meatworks pays $300k after man's hand cut off in machinery

From Morning Report, 7:54 am on 28 September 2018

A meat works in Timaru has been ordered to pay a $300,000 fine after a man got his hand cut off in a machine. WorkSafe's investigation found the company Alliance Group Limited had failed to ensure the health and safety of its workers. Mike Duke had been in the job five days and was left alone with a machine that he wasn't familiar with.