Merced Farming Pty Ltd
16 July 2020
On 25 April 2018, a worker was injured when her left arm became entangled in a cotton module tarp roller, at Wee Waa.
After a SafeWork NSW investigation, the defendant, Merced Farming Pty Ltd, was charged with a breach of section 32/19(1) of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.
On 16 July 2020, the defendant was convicted by the Local Court and fined $15,000.16/08/202016/07/2023
Can Do Projects Pty Ltd and Behnam Yekta
1 July 2020
On 27 July 2017, a 28 year old worker was injured when he fell through an unprotected window opening on the first floor of a building under construction at Gilead.
After a SafeWork NSW invesigation, the defendants, Can Do Projects Pty Ltd, and its Director, Behnam Yekta, were respectively charged with a breach of section 32/19(1) and section 32/27(1) of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011.
On 1 July 2020, the defendants were convicted and fined by the District Court. The corporate defendant was fined $60,000, and the director was fined $15,000.