March 2019

Haines Bros Earthmoving Pty Limited

22 March 2019

On 29 June 2016, a 27 year old mechanic in Eastern Creek, suffered serious crush injuries when he was working underneath a tipper truck and the bucket lowered, trapping him.

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

On 22 March 2019, the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $90,000.

Grey Colt Pty Ltd

22 March 2019

On 1 July 2016 (notified 23 August 2016), a 17 year old kitchen hand suffered third degree chemical burns to his feet after cleaning up a liquid substance that was on the floor.

After a SafeWork NSW investigation, the defendant, Grey Colt Pty Ltd, was charged with a breach of section 32/19(1) and section 38 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.

On 22 March 2019, the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $22,500 under section 32/19(1) of the Act and $1,500 under section 38 of the Act.

QSR (t/a KFC Coffs Harbour) Pty Ltd

22 March 2019

On 17 November 2016, a cook at KFC suffered serious burn injuries to his left leg when he slipped in the kitchen while cleaning.

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

On 22 March 2019, the defendant was convicted by the District Court and fined $60,000.

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