Karimbla Construction services Pty Limited
16 September 2014
On 12 May 2012, a 48 year old bricklayer sustained serious injury when he fell from an elevated work platform during the course of his employment.
After a WorkCover investigation, the defendant, Karimbla Construction Services Pty Limited, was charged with a breach of section 32 / 19(1) of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.
On 16 September the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $75,000.
Australian Native Landscapes Pty Ltd
11 September 2014
On 18 March 2011 a worker was injured when he fell five metres through an open penetration on a roof.
After a WorkCover investigation the defendant, Australian Native Landscapes Pty Ltd, was charged with a breach of section 8(1) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2000.
On 11 September 2014 the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $33,382.
Nils Clifford Ryder was also charged and convicted in relation to this incident.