|Defendant||Gatt Constructions Pty Ltd|
|Trading Name||Not Applicable|
|Offence Date||Friday, 11 April 1997|
|Description of Breach(es)||
Being a person who had control of a workplace where persons who were not its employees worked, failed to take such measures as were practicable to ensure that the workplace was such that person who were at the workplace were not exposed to hazards.
The construction site was a refurbishment of a warehouse where partial demolition and stripping of the existing structure, and construction of 13 new housing units, was being undertaken by the defendant.
The main hazard in relation to this prosecution was that objects or persons fall from a height. It was considered practicable for the following measures to have been taken:
(a) provision and maintenance of appropriate edge protection on the first floor and roof deck in areas where there were open edges and voids;
The defendant pleaded not guilty.
|Conviction Date||19 Mar 1998|
|Court||Fremantle Court of Petty Sessions|