February 2017

Tamex Transport Services Pty Ltd

21 February 2017

On 28 February 2014 a worker suffered serious head injuries when he was struck by the gate of a metal container cage being unloaded from a forklift.

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

On 21 February 2017 the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $220,000.

United Roof Tiling Pty Ltd

14 February 2017

On 14 May 2014 a worker was injured when he fell from the second storey of a residential building while installing roof tiles, as the awning he was standing on collapsed.

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

On 14 February 2017 the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $120,000.

Bustin’ Free Earthworks Pty Ltd

2 February 2017

On 29 January 2015 two workers were injured when an excavation they were working on collapsed.

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

On 2 February 2017 the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $90,000.

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