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Prosecution Details

Defendant City of Rockingham
Trading Name Not Applicable
Section 19(3)(b)
Regulation Not Applicable
Offence Date On or after 11 April 1997
Description of Breach(es)

Being an employer failing to notify the WorkSafe Western Australia Commissioner of an injury to an employee, as specified in regulation 2.4(1)(e).

Background Details

The injured employee received a lower back injury on 19 March 1997 when he was standing up, a 44 gallon drum containing catamal material and was absent from work for more than 10 days. The injury was not notified until 14 May 1997.

Outcome Summary convicted
Conviction Date 05 Aug 1997
Court Rockingham Court of Petty Session
Fine $500
Costs $36.50
Charge Number 3090/97