August 2016

Com Constructions Pty Ltd

23 August 2016

Com Constructions Pty Ltd failed to comply with section 155(5) notices that were issued to it during an investigation under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

Com Constructions Pty Ltd, was charged with two breaches of Section 155(5) of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

On 23 August 2016 the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined a total of $30,000.

Kang Hua Pty Ltd (trading as Dynasty Stone Art)

9 August 2016

On 19 December 2014 a worker was seriously injured when his foot was run over and wedged under the front of a forklift tyre.

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

On 9 August 2016 the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $90,000.

Mathew Penese

8 August 2016

On 22 April 2015 a 68 year old Grocer was injured when he was struck by a forklift while using a pedestrian access way at the Flemington Markets.

After a SafeWork NSW investigation the defendant, Mathew Penese, was charged with a breach of Section 32/28 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

On 5 August 2016 the defendant was convicted by the Local Court and fined $5,000.

Freedom Foods Pty Ltd

1 August 2016

On 28 July 2014 a worker suffered crush injuries to the fingers of his right hand while attempting to clear a blockage in an item of plant while it was operating.

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

On 1 August 2016 the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $75,000.

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