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Prosecution Details

Defendant Brown & Joy Industries Pty Ltd
Trading Name Brown & Joy Constructions
Section 19(1)
Regulation Not Applicable
Offence Date Monday, 3 November 1997
Description of Breach(es)

Being an employer, failed to provide and maintain, so far as was practicable, a working environment in which its employees were not exposed to hazards.

Background Details

The investigating inspector observed several persons working adjacent to an open edge of a roof on a construction site. The inspector observed that there was no edge protection and none of the persons working near the roof edge were wearing fall arrest harnesses.

This incident was also the subject of prosecution action against the sub-contractor, Mr Adam Thomas Kleeman, trading as Thommo's Roofing.

The defendant pleaded guilty.

Outcome Summary convicted
Conviction Date 20 Jan 1999
Court Joondalup Court of Petty Sessions
Fine $7,000
Costs $653
Charge Number 8089/98