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Court Summary - at a glance
Build Northland Limited should have:
- Developed, documented, implemented, communicated, and monitored compliance with an adequate safe system of work for the installation of the attic trusses;
- Used a crane to place the trusses (ensuring that the workers were able to install and fix from the exterior scaffolding with the safety nets in place).
A worker was left permanently paralysed when he fell approximately two metres to the ground from an aluminium plank and landed on his head.
$51,578.21 for consequential loss