March 2015

Patrick Stevedores Holdings Pty Ltd

18 March 2015

On 28 March 2010 a worker was fatally injured when he was crushed by a shipping container being loaded onto the deck of a container ship.

After a WorkCover investigation the defendant, Patrick Stevedores Holdings Pty Ltd, was charged with a breach of Section 8(1) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2000.

On 18 March 2015 the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $150,000.

Novacastrian Demolition Services Pty Ltd

17 March 2015

On 26 June 2013 scaffolding collapsed from a demolition site into a public street and the matter was not reported to WorkCover as required.

After a WorkCover investigation the defendant, Novacastrian Demolition Services Pty Ltd, was charged with a breach of Section 38(1) of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

On 17 March 2015 the defendant was convicted by the Local Court and fined $18,000.

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