A prominent South Australian sheet metal manufacturer was convicted over an incident that injured a worker in a machine.
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In a busy day at the Magistrates Court of South Australia (Industrial), three companies were convicted and fined over incidents in 2007 where workers sustained injuries from inadequate safety measures.
A South Australian company has been convicted and fined $36,000 over a serious head injury sustained by one of its workers from an unguarded machine.
An Adelaide company has been convicted and fined $72,000 over the death of an 18-year-old apprentice who was dragged into an ungaurded rotating machine in 2004.
A man has died in hospital two weeks after his clothes were caught in an operating lathe at a factory in Melbourne’s northern suburbs.
An Adelaide sawmill company has been convicted and fined over an incident that left a worker with a painful groin injury in 2007.