Gross negligence caused toxic gas death

A media release from Worksafe NZ.

A litany of health and safety failings has been laid bare in the Wellington District Court, where Waste Management has been sentenced for the chemical poisoning of a worker.

Jim Gideon died in August 2017, after being overcome by hydrogen sulphide gas from a treatment pit at Waste Management’s facility in Seaview, Lower Hutt.

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