|Defendant||Image Marine Group Pty Ltd|
|Trading Name||Not Applicable|
|Offence Date||Thursday, 20 February 1997|
|Description of Breach(es)||
Being an employer, failed so far as was practicable to provide and maintain a working environment in which its employees were not exposed to hazards and in particular failed to provide and maintain a system of work such that, so far as was practicable, its employees were not exposed to hazards.
At the workplace a catamaran was under construction and it presented several hazards to employees.
The employer failed to ensure that:
(a) there was a safe means of access to and egress from the catamaran by providing and maintaining a stairway-
(b) there was adequate edge protection on the deck of the catamaran.
(c) during construction of the catamaran holes in the deck were left uncovered.
The defendant pleaded guilty.
|Conviction Date||15 May 1998|
|Court||Perth Court of Petty Sessions|