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Prosecution Details

Defendant Adam Thomas Kleeman *
Trading Name Thommo's Roofing
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.

The defendant was on site and in a position to observe his employees working at height without edge protection or a fall arrest system in one area of the work being undertaken.

This incident was also the subject of prosecution action against the main-contractor, Brown & Joy Industries Pty Ltd

The defendant pleaded not guilty.

* note defendants full name is Adam Thomas Kleeman and Donna Marie Kleeman and Donna Marie Kleeman as trustee of the Kleeman Family Trust

Outcome Summary convicted
Conviction Date 18 Mar 1999
Court Joondalup Court of Petty Sessions
Fine $5,000
Costs $1,545
Charge Number 8103/98