February 2019

KD & JT Westbrook Pty Ltd

19 February 2019

On 22 September 2014, a 20 year old contract musterer suffered fatal head injuries when he fell from the motorbike he was using to muster sheep.

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

O 19 February 2019, the defendant was convicted by the District Court, fined $180,000 and ordered to publish the orders under s236 of the Adverse Publicity Order.

Building Maintenance Unit Service Pty Ltd

18 February 2019

On 20 October 2015, two window cleaners were seriously injured when the building maintenance unit (BMU) they were using to clean the external windows of the building failed and they fell from the 12th floor.

After a SafeWork NSW investigation the defendant, Building Maintenance Unit Service Pty Ltd, was charged with a breach of section 32/19(2) of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

On 18 February 2019, the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $300,000.

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