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Melbourne grocer fined after worker's hand crushed by meat mincer

Oct 7th 2022

Melbourne grocer fined after worker's hand crushed by meat mincer

A Melbourne grocery store has been convicted and fined after an employee's hand became stuck in a meat mincer.

The company was recently sentenced in the Sunshine Magistrates' Court after pleading guilty to failing to provide or maintain a safe plant, and failing to provide training to workers.

During the incident in June 2020, the worker was using the meat mincer, when her hand got pulled into the machine. She suffered serious crush injuries following the incident.

The company was fined $20,000 and ordered to pay $3,756 in costs.

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