May 2017

Alexander Gregory Bennett Grant

9 May 2017

On 3 February 2014 a worker suffered serious head injuries when he fell approximately 11 metres while lopping a tree.

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

On 9 May 2017 the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $80,000.

WGA Pty Ltd

5 May 2017

On 19 June 2014 a worker suffered serious injuries following an electric shock as a result of working in close proximity to high voltage overhead power lines

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

On 5 May 2017 the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $1,000,000.

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