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Prosecution Details

Defendant Neocorp Pty Ltd
Trading Name Not Applicable
Section 22(1)(a) and 22(4)
Regulation Not Applicable
Offence Date Friday, 4 July 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 persons who were at the workplace were not exposed to hazards.

Background Details

Sub-contractors, including concrete layers, were exposed to the hazards of falling down unguarded stairwells and through penetrations in the concrete slab and scaffolding.

It was considered practicable for the defendant to have erected guarding around a stairwell, to have meshed the penetrations in the concrete slab and to have covered the penetrations in the scaffolding.

The defendant pleaded guilty. The penalty was imposed under section 22(4) of the Act.

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Outcome Summary


Conviction Date 30 Jun 1999
Court Perth Court of Petty Sessions
Fine $7,000
Costs $500
Charge Number 10438/98