August 2018

Daniel Rose

31 August 2018

On 25 November 2015, a tree being felled at a private residence fell in an uncontrolled manner, causing significant damage to the roof and front fa├žade of a neighbouring house.

After a SafeWork NSW investigation, the defendant, Daniel Rose, was charged with a breach of section 32/19 (1), section 32/19(2) and section 38 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

On 31 August 2018, the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $7,500 under section 32/19(1), $7,500 under section 32/19(2), and $1,500 under section 38 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

Duct Australia Pty Ltd

27 August 2018

On 4 October 2014, a general factory hand suffered crush injuries to his left hand and partial amputation of four finders while operating a hydraulic press brake machine.

After a SafeWork NSW investigation, the defendant, Duct Australia Pty Ltd, was charged with a breach of section 32/19(1) of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

On 27 August 2018, the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $112,500.

Haconby Pty Ltd

27 August 2018

On 8 October 2014, a 49 year old fumigator was fatally injured while assisting to remove a tyre on a container loader. As the tyre ruptured, the tyre and outer rim struck the fumigator, causing fatal injuries.

After a SafeWork NSW investigation, the defendant, Haconby Pty Ltd, was charged with a breach of section 32/19(1) and section 32/19(2) of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

On 27 August 2018, the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $75,000 under section 32/19(1) and $225,000 under section 32/19(2) of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

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