Kōrero: Workplace safety and accident compensation

Reattached fingers

Reattached fingers

Lower Hutt gasfitter Dean Cutter lost all the fingers and thumb of his right hand when it was caught in a chain drive. ‘I was really worried I was going to be left with a stump,’ he said, but his fingers were reattached and he regained movement in them. ACC paid for his treatment.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1992/4967/26
Photograph by Mark Coote

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Hazel Armstrong, 'Workplace safety and accident compensation - Accident compensation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/23256/reattached-fingers (accessed 27 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Hazel Armstrong, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010, reviewed & revised 18 Apr 2016