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Unguarded machine costs Gambier Earth Movers $111,000

31 March 2016

On 24 March 2016 the Industrial Court handed down a $111,000 fine plus court fees to Gambier Earth Movers, who were prosecuted under the Work Health and Safety Act 2012 (SA).

Gambier Earth Movers were found guilty of failing to comply with providing a primary duty of care and for failing to comply with their health and safety duty, thereby exposing an individual to a risk of death or serious injury or illness.