September 2013

Big River Timber (Veneer) Pty Ltd

24 September 2013

On 13 February 2007, a worker sustained crush injuries to his right foot resulting in partial amputation when his foot was caught in an unguarded chain and sprocket drive of a conveyor unit.

After a WorkCover investigation the defendant Big River Timbers (Veneer) Pty Ltd was charged with a breach of section 8(1) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2000.

On 24 September 2013 the defendant was convicted by the Court and fined $120,000. You can read the judgment.

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