July 2018

Yan Huai (aka Anne) Wu

30 July 2018

On 4 February 2016, a 51 year old machine operator suffered amputation of four fingers when she was using an unguarded industrial pillow filling machine.

After a SafeWork NSW investigation, the defendant, Yan Huai Wu, was charged with a breach of section 32/27(1) of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

On 30 July 2018, the defendant was convicted by the District Court, fined $7,500, and ordered to complete 24 hours of training under a s.241 Order.

Zenger (Aust) Pty Ltd

30 July 2018

On 4 February 2016, a 51 year old machine operator suffered amputation of four fingers when she was using an unguarded industrial pillow filling machine.

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

On 30 July 2018, the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $60,000.

Turfco Australia Pty Ltd

16 July 2018

On 1 December 2014, a 19 year old worker suffered fatal crush injuries when he fell from the side platform of a harvester which was travelling in reverse.

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

On 16 July 2018, the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $375,000.

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