March 2017

Karimbla Constructions Services (NSW) Pty Ltd

31 March 2017

On 10 February 2015 a worker suffered serious head injuries when he fell down a flight of stairs, without inadequate edge protection, at a construction site.

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

On 31 March 2017 the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $135,000.

Thermal Electric Elements Pty Ltd

24 March 2017

On 6 August 2017 a 17 year old work experience student suffered amputation of tips of two fingers when using a brake press machine.

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

On 24 March 2017 the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $250,000.

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