February 2016

E&T Bricklaying Pty Ltd and Eyup Kose (Director)

24 February 2016

On 26 April 2012 a worker suffered serious electric shock injuries when he contacted overhead power lines while installing scaffolding.

After a SafeWork NSW investigation the defendants, E&T Bricklaying Pty Ltd and the director Mr Eyup Kose, were charged with a breach of section 32/19(1) and 32/27(1) of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 respectively.

The defendants were convicted by the District Court and on 24 February 2016 the corporate defendant was fined $80,000 and the director defendant was fined $10,000.

Omega International Coatings Pty Ltd

1 February 2016

On 28 January 2011 a fire broke out at the defendant’s premises causing considerable damage and parts of the suburb of Mt Druitt had to be evacuated.

After a SafeWork NSW investigation the defendant, Omega International Coatings Pty Ltd, was charged with a breach of section 8(1) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2000.

On 1 February 2016 the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $40,000.

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