July 2017

Action Concreting and Constructions Pty Ltd

31 July 2017

On 11 October 2014 a worker suffered severe injuries including head injury, mechanical derangement of the spine, ongoing incapacity and permanent mobility restrictions when he fell approximately 2.7 metres from the first floor of a residential construction site.

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

On 31 July 2017 the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $27,000.

Extrusion Machine Co (Australia) Pty Ltd

31 July 2017

On 8 July 2014 a worker suffered steam and chemical burns to his face while testing a plastic extrusion machine.

After a SafeWork NSW investigation the defendant, Extrusion Machine Co (Australia) Pty Ltd, was charged with a breach of section 32/19(2) of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

On 31 July 2017 the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $45,000.

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