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Court Summary - at a glance
- Ensure the slitter machine was adequately guarded;
- Ensure a systematic risk assessment of the slitter machine was undertaken by a competent person;
- Develop and implement a Safe Operating Procedure for the slitter machine covering routine and non-routine operations and including a system to ensure guards were present and functional;
- Ensure its workers were adequately trained in the use of the slitter machine.
There was no guard on the machine, no risk assessment undertaken by a competent person, no safe operating procedure for the machine and inadequate training of its machine operators.