Worker’s Amputation Results in Fine for Employer

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A worker had both his legs amputated following an incident in July 2011 involving an train unloader.

An infrastructure company in Pilbara has been fined $50,000 in the Perth’s magistrate court in relation to the incident.

The company pleaded guilty to failing to provide and maintain a safe work environment and was fined in the Perth Magistrate’s Court. The company received the $50,000 after it was found that they failed to identify hazards and address them.

Source:http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/06/company-fined-following-workers-amputation/#.V11XG7t97IU

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