Manufacturing company fined after man was killed in blender
Source: Safe to Work
By Margaret Tra
A company that manufacturers brakes in Sydney has been fined $125,000,
after an employee was killed whilst cleaning a high-powered blender, as
FIP Brakes International and its director Chris Katakouzinos were charged
with breaches of the Ocuupational Health & Safety Act 2000.
The incident occurred in March 2008, it was reported that the power to the
blender was still switched on, with the machine still operational whilst
the worker was inside.