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25 June 2013

Case profile: Indesit lawsuit (re Poland)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre case profile for lawsuit against Indesit for breaches of health & safety regulations and involuntary manslaughter over death of worker.]

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19 June 2012

[PDF] Annual Briefing - Corporate Legal Accountability

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing provides an overview of corporate legal accountability for human rights, summarising trends and developments in this field. The goal is to help a wide audience understand what is happening in different parts of the world. This briefing...

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15 August 2011

Indesit lawsuit (re Poland)

On 2 September 2005, Tomasz Jochan, a worker at an Indesit refrigerator factory in Łódz, Poland, was killed when a metal press that he was cleaning crushed his head.  Following an investigation into the fatality, in June 2006 the Public Prosecutor in...

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27 January 2011

Indesit Verdict Typical of Justice System

Author: Pracownik [Poland]

In 2005, a 21-year-old worker had his head crushed in by a machine whose safety control were removed to make things faster. The sensor would have stopped the machine if it detected that somebody was dangerously close and could get hurt. But then,...

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21 February 2002

Indesit lawsuit (re Poland)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

On 2 September 2005, Tomasz Jochan, a worker at an Indesit refrigerator factory in Łódz, Poland, was killed when a metal press that he was cleaning crushed his head.  Following an investigation into the fatality, in June 2006 the Public Prosecutor in...

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