A processing firm has been slapped with a $90,000 fine for an incident that happened in 2012 which resulted in a serious injury for one worker.
The firm pleaded guilty to 2 charges of failing to provide a safe work environment following the October 2012 incident.
The worker was seriously injured after being stuck by a one tonne pipe and being swept off the stack of pipes. The worker fell 4 meters. The man was rigging the pipes to a crane before they could be unloaded from the truck when the incident happened.