December 2017

Erect Safe Scaffolding (NSW) Pty Ltd

15 December 2017

On 8 August 2015 a labourer was injured when he was struck by scaffold components which toppled from a forklift being driven by an unlicensed driver.

After a SafeWork NSW investigation the defendant, Erect Safe Scaffolding (NSW) Pty Ltd, was charged with a breach of 32/19(2) of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

On 15 December 2017 the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $90,000.

City Projects Pty Ltd

15 December 2017

On 17 March 2016 a truck driver suffered a fractured leg when he was struck by glass panels that were not adequately restrained on a forklift operated by an unlicensed forklift driver.

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

On 15 December 2017 the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $150,000.

Morris McMahon & Co Pty Ltd

11 December 2017

On 21 April 2015 a worker was injured when her hand was caught in a power clenching press.

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

On 11 December 2017 the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $180,000.

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