June 2014

Jane Maree Webber

17 June 2014

On 2 February and 14 February 2012 a worker made false and misleading statements concerning her claim for worker's compensation and received $14,504 to which she was not entitled.

After a WorkCover investigation the defendant, Jane Maree Webber, was charged with two breaches of section 235C(1)(c) of the Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act 1998.

On 17 June 2014 the defendant was convicted by the Chief Industrial Magistrate's Court and a good behaviour bond imposed for two years. Restitution of $14,504 was made prior to the judgment.

Hospitality Training Network Limited

10 June 2014

On 22 September 2010 a young apprentice sustained burn injuries when he slipped while carrying uncovered buckets of hot stock up fire stairs to a cool room located a level above the kitchen.

After a WorkCover investigation, the defendant Hospitality Training Network Limited was charged with a breach of Section 8(1) of the Occupational Health & Safety Act 2000.

On 10 June 2014 the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $100,000.

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