Dhollandia Australia Pty Ltd
On 10 January 2017 a worker employed by Dhollandia Australia Pty Ltd, suffered serious injuries while installing a tail lift platform at the company’s NSW premises, located at Squill Place, Arndell Park. On the same date, three workers were operating forklift trucks at the premises without the required high-risk work licence.
Dhollandia Australia Pty Ltd contravened sections 19(1), 32 and 43 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.
Summary of undertaking
Activities Dhollandia Australia Pty Ltd will undertake include:
- Installation of overhead gantry cranes and lifting jacks at its NSW premises
- Provision of WHS training to workers and officers
- An audit on tail lift hydraulics and the strategies implemented from this enforceable undertaking
- A WHS industry day to the transport service industry
- Provision of free servicing to six community organisations in rural, drought affected areas in NSW that have passenger lift vehicles
This undertaking has a total expenditure of $341,139.
Reasons for accepting the undertaking
- The alleged contravention does not appear to be a section 31 Reckless conduct category 1 offence, which if it was the case, would preclude the proposed undertaking from being accepted
- The nature of the alleged contravention and the actions taken by Dhollandia Australia Pty Ltd in response to the incident are assessed as being appropriate for consideration of an undertaking
- The strategies proposed in the undertaking have been assessed as likely to deliver long term sustainable safety improvements in the workplace, industry and community
- The undertaking addresses the requirements contained within the “Enforceable Undertakings – Guidelines for Proposing a WHS Undertaking”.
26 June 2020
View the full Dhollandia Australia Pty Ltd undertaking.