September 2018

Rock Form Group Pty Ltd

14 September 2018

On 12 January 2016, a 48 year old Labourer was injured when he fell through a void on the third level of a building under construction which was not adequately covered.

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

On 14 September 2018, the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $127,500.

Deicorp Pty Ltd (formerly known as Deicorp Constructions (NSW) Pty Ltd)

14 September 2018

On 12 January 2016, a 48 year old Labourer was injured when he fell through a void on the third level of a building under construction which was not adequately covered.

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

On 14 September 2018, the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $75,000.

Phong Warehouse & Distributor Pty Ltd

14 September 2018

On 19 July 2016, a 32 year old worker suffered injuries to her toe when a forklift ran over her left foot.

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

On 14 September 2018, the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $30,000.

Matthew Devine

12 September 2018

On 5 July 2016, an asbestos roof was water blasted as part of a painting contract at a residential property by the defendant and his brother. The water blasting contaminated the property and neighbouring properties with friable asbestos.

After a SafeWork NSW investigation, the defendant, Matthew Devine, was charged with a breach of section 33/19(2) of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

On 12 September 2018, the defendant was convicted by the Local Court and fined $18,000.

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