Orora Limited

On 6 November 2015, a worker was injured while operating a bale press

Alleged breach

Section 21(2) of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act), as a person with health and safety obligations prescribed under Section 32 of the WHS Act

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 Orora Limited 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 “SafeWork NSW Enforceable Undertakings Guidelines”.

Summary of undertaking

Activities Orora Limited will undertake include:

  • develop a safe plant major hazard standard for Orora Limited;
  • develop guidance materials on effectively managing lock out tag out (LOTO); and
  • provide a safety internship for a student or graduate.

This undertaking has a total expenditure of $340,540.

Date accepted

16 January 2020

Further information

View the full Orora Limited undertaking

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