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Court Summary - at a glance
- Ensure that all guarding is in place and locked whilst the machine is in operation and that keys for the guarding are secured in a safe place under the supervision of authorised personnel only.
- To have in place clear, unambiguous procedures for the cleaning process on the Franz Haas that ensured employees were not exposed to the unguarded, dangerous parts of the machine.
Victim suffered severe burns, significant skin loss, and subsequent muscle loss. The victim has undergone three operations to remove dead tissue/muscle and had major skin-grafting work. Further operations over the next five years are scheduled to transplant muscle to strengthen her arm.