July 2016

JSN Hanna Pty Ltd

4 July 2016

On 7 December 2012 a worker suffered serious injuries when he fell approximately 12 metres from an unguarded scaffolding hop-up platform at a construction site.

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

On 4 July 2016 the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $87,500.

Pegela Rural Enterprises Pty Ltd

7 July 2016

On 4 June 2013 a worker was fatally injured when he was crushed between skid steer loader and the hoe attachment.

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

On 7 July 2016 the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $90,000.

Matthew Albans

8 July 2016

On 19 September 2014 a 17 year old apprentice butcher was injured when his arm became trapped in a meat mincing machine.

After a SafeWork NSW investigation the defendant, Matthew Albans, was charged with a breach of section 32/21(2) of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

On 8 July 2016 the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $3,400.

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