June 2018

Central Coast Metal Protectives Pty Limited

22 June 2018

On 24 September 2015, a 20 year old labourer and a 19 year old labourer, suffered disorientation and vomiting after cleaning inside a metal pontoon, a confined space with no ventilation while using paint thinners.

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

On 22 June 2018, the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $45,000.

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