November 2015

Plumbers Supplies Co-Operative Limited

16 November 2015

On 8 August 2012 a worker was fatally injured when he was pinned between a reversing truck and another vehicle parked at the defendant’s premises.

After a SafeWork NSW investigation the defendant, Plumbers Supplies Co-Operative Limited, was charged with a breach of section 32/19(1) of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

On 16 November 2015 the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $120,000.

Yoorooga Holdings Pty Ltd

10 November 2015

On 20 February 2013 a bottle shop attendant was injured when she fell through an open cellar trap door at a hotel.

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

On 10 November 2015 the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $150,000

Grand Central Beverage Pty Ltd and Kwei-Yung (Mark) Suen (Director)

9 November 2015

On 26 February 2014 a 19 year old worker was seriously injured when he was crushed between a wall and truck that rolled backward.

After a SafeWork NSW investigation the corporate defendant, Grand Central Beverage Pty Ltd, was charged with a breach of section 32/19(1) of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and the director defendant, Kwei-Yung (Mark) Suen, was charged with a breach of section 32/27(1) of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

On 9 November 2015 the corporate defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $37,500 and the director defendant was convicted and fined $3,700.

Aardvark Steel Constructions Pty Ltd

2 November 2015

On 14 January 2013 a worker was injured when his left arm was crushed between the top rail of a scissor lift and a steel beam when he was constructing an awning.

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

On 2 November 2015 the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $120,000.

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