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Beer giant Foster's fined $1.125 million over worker's death [Australia]

Author: Elissa Hunt, Herald Sun [Australia] , Published on: 5 August 2008

…Cuu Huynh, 58, died after being trapped in a sensor-controlled door of a machine he was operating…Foster's Australia Limited pleaded guilty…to failing to provide a safe workplace, and…adequate training and supervision. It was fined $1.125 million...the largest fine imposed for a single offence. "The reason this fine is so high is that sadly the company was warned about this matter… the problem had been identified and the problem wasn't fixed,'' [WorkSafe executive director of health and safety] Mr Merritt said…

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